Barmer (Lok Sabha constituency)

Summary

Barmer
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentKailash Choudhary
Parliamentary PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established1952
ReservationNone
StateRajasthan
Assembly ConstituenciesJaisalmer
Sheo
Barmer
Baytoo
Pachpadra
Siwana
Gudha Malani
Chohtan

Barmer Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Rajasthan state in western India. It is the second largest parliamentary constituency covering an area of 71,601 km2,[1] over twice the size of Belgium. Jaisalmer and Barmer, the third and fifth largest districts in India, both fall under this Lok Sabha seat.

Former Defense Minister Jaswant Singh contested from this seat as a rebel BJP candidate in 2014. His son Manvendra Singh has also contested a few times from here.

Vidhan Sabha segments

Presently, Barmer Lok Sabha constituency comprises Eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[2]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
132 Jaisalmer None Jaisalmer
134 Sheo None Barmer
135 Barmer None Barmer
136 Baytoo None Barmer
137 Pachpadra None Barmer
138 Siwana None Barmer
139 Gudha Malani None Barmer
140 Chohtan SC Barmer

Members of Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-1957 Bhawani Singh Independent
Second 1957-1962 Raghunath Singh Bahadur
Third 1962-1967 Tan Singh Ram Rajya Parishad
Fourth 1967-1971 Amrit Nahata Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-1977
Sixth 1977-1980 Tan Singh Janata Party
Seventh 1980-1984 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-1989
Ninth 1989-1991 Kalyan Singh Kalvi Janata Dal
Tenth 1991-1996 Ram Niwas Mirdha Indian National Congress
Elevanth 1996-1998 Sona Ram
twelfth 1998-1999
Thirteenth 1999-2004
Fourteenth 2004-2009 Manvendra Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Harish Chaudhary Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Sona Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Seventeenth 2019-(Incumbent) Kailash Choudhary

Election Results

2019 Lok Sabha Elections

2019 Indian general elections: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Kailash Choudhary 8,46,526 59.52 +19.62
INC Manvendra Singh 5,22,718 36.75 +3.35
NOTA None of the above 18,996 1.34
BMP Ramesh Kumar 16,699 1.17
Majority 3,23,808 22.77
Turnout 14,22,875 73.30 +0.74
BJP hold Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sona Ram 4,88,747 40.62
IND. Jaswant Singh 4,01,286 33.35
INC Harish Chaudhary 2,20,881 18.36
IND. Rama Ram 17,563 1.44
NOTA None of the above 15,889 1.30
Majority 87,461 7.17
Turnout 12,19,174 72.56
BJP gain from INC Swing
2009 Indian general elections: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Harish Chaudhary 4,16,497 53.04
BJP Manvendra Singh 2,97,391 37.87
Independent Popatram 18,806 2.40
BSP Mahendra Vyas 18,320 2.33
Majority 1,19,106 15.17
Turnout 7,85,199 54.47
INC gain from BJP Swing

2004 Lok Sabha Elections

2004 Indian general elections: Barmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Manvendra Singh 6,31,851 60.25 +13.01
INC Sona Ram Choudhry 3,59,963 34.32 -16.79
Independent Arjun Ram 20,945 2.00
BSP Sharvan Kumar 19,636 1.87 +1.34
INLD Hastimal Doshi 16,753 1.60
Majority 2,71,888 25.93 +29.80
Turnout 10,48,698 63.99 +4.67
BJP hold Swing +13.01

1962 Lok Sabha

  • Tan Singh (Ram Rajya Parishad) : 100,395 votes [3]
  • Onkar Singh (INC) : 82,684

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Smallest constituency is just 10 sq km". www.rediff.com. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies wise Polling Stations & Electors" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Rajasthan website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  3. ^ https://www.elections.in/parliamentary-constituencies/1962-election-results.html

Coordinates: 25°46′N 71°24′E / 25.76°N 71.40°E / 25.76; 71.40