494 of the 508 seats in the Lok Sabha
248 seats needed for a majority
General elections were held in India between 19 and 25 February 1962 to elect members of the 3rd Lok Sabha. Unlike the previous two elections, each constituency elected a single member.
Jawaharlal Nehru won another landslide victory in his third and final election campaign. The Indian National Congress received 44.7% of the vote and won 361 of the 494 elected seats. This was only slightly lower than in the previous two elections and they still held over 70% of the seats in the Lok Sabha.
|Indian National Congress||51,509,084||44.72||361||–10|
|Communist Party of India||11,450,037||9.94||29||+2|
|Praja Socialist Party||7,848,345||6.81||12||–7|
|Bharatiya Jana Sangh||7,415,170||6.44||14||+10|
|Republican Party of India||3,255,985||2.83||3||New|
|Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||2,315,610||2.01||7||New|
|All India Forward Bloc||826,588||0.72||2||0|
|Peasants and Workers Party of India||703,582||0.61||0||–4|
|Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad||688,990||0.60||2||+2|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP)||451,717||0.39||2||+2|
|Indian Union Muslim League||417,761||0.36||2||New|
|All India Ganatantra Parishad||342,970||0.30||4||–3|
|Lok Sewak Sangh||281,755||0.24||2||New|
|Nutan Maha Gujarat Janata Parishad||195,812||0.17||1||New|
|Haryana Lok Samiti||118,667||0.10||1||New|
|Tamil National Party||92,389||0.08||0||New|
|All Party Hill Leaders Conference||91,850||0.08||1||New|
|Socialist Labour Party||80,227||0.07||0||New|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party (RCP)||60,813||0.05||0||New|
|Eastern Indian Tribal Union||12,574||0.01||0||New|
Nagaland Lok Sabha constituency is the only Lok Sabha in the Northeastern state of Nagaland. It participated in its first general election in 1967 and its first member of parliament (MP) was S. C. Jamir of the Nagaland Nationalist Organisation who was elected unopposed. In 1969, the Twenty-third Amendment of the Constitution of India discontinued the reservation of the seat to Scheduled Tribes. In the 1971 election, A. Kevichusa of the United Front of Nagaland party defeated Jamir. Rano M. Shaiza of the United Democratic Front was elected in the 1977 election.
Puducherry Lok Sabha constituency covers the entire Union Territory of Puducherry. Pondicherry became a union territory after the implementation of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of India in 1962 and changed its name to Puducherry in 2006. This constituency first held elections in 1967 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Thirumudi N. Sethuraman of the Indian National Congress (INC).
Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency is a Lok Sabha constituency, which covers the entire area of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep in India. This seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. As of 2014, it is the smallest Lok Sabha constituency by number of voters.
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Buldhana Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency largely represents Buldhana district in the Lok Sabha of Indian parliament, except Malkapur, which is part of Raver from Jalgaon district of Khandesh region.
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General elections were held in India between 1 and 10 March 1971 to elect members of the 5th Lok Sabha. They were the fifth general elections since independence in 1947. The 27 Indian states and union territories were represented by 518 constituencies, each with a single seat. Under the leadership of Indira Gandhi, the Indian National Congress (R) led a campaign which focused on reducing poverty and won a landslide victory, overcoming a split in the party and regaining many of the seats lost in the previous election.
General elections were held in India between 17 and 21 February 1967 to elect 520 of the 523 members of the 4th Lok Sabha, an increase of 15 from the previous session of Lok Sabha. Elections to State Assemblies were also held simultaneously, the last general election to do so.
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Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in Gujarat, a state in western India. Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat. It is one of the most prestigious parliamentary constituencies in India, being represented by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani and the current Home Minister and former BJP chief Amit Shah. The constituency was created in 1967 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Somchandbhai Solanki of the Indian National Congress (INC).
Vadodara is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in Gujarat, a state in Western India. This constituency covers the entire Vadodara district and first held elections in 1957 as Baroda Lok Sabha constituency in erstwhile Bombay State. It has been known as Vadodara since the 2009 elections. Its first member of parliament (MP) was Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad of the Indian National Congress (INC) who was also re-elected in the next elections in 1962. He was the Maharaja of Baroda of the Gaekwad dynasty at the time. P. C. Patel of the Swatantra Party won the election in 1967. From 1971–80, Gaekwad was MP of this constituency again firstly as a member of the Indian National Congress (Organisation) and then as a member of the INC. His younger brother, Ranjitsinh Pratapsinh Gaekwad also of the INC represented the constituency from 1980–89 for two terms before being defeated by Prakash Brahmbhatt of the Janata Dal party in the 1989 election.
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A Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha is the representative of the Indian people in the Lok Sabha; the lower house of the Parliament of India. Members of parliament of Lok Sabha are chosen by direct elections on the basis of the adult suffrage. Parliament of India is bicameral with two houses; Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha. The maximum permitted strength of members of parliament in the Lok Sabha is 550. This includes maximum 530 members to represent the constituencies and states and up to 20 members to represent the union territories. Between 1952 and 2020, two seats were reserved for members of the Anglo-Indian community. The current elected strength of the Lok Sabha is 543. The party—or coalition of parties—having a majority in the Lok Sabha chooses the Prime Minister of India.
The Indian general election of 1962 elected the 3rd Lok Sabha of India and first election after formation of "Gujrat", was held from 19 to 25 February. Unlike the previous two elections but as with all subsequent elections, each constituency elected a single member. Jawaharlal Nehru won another landslide victory in his third and final election campaign. The Indian National Congress took 44.7% of the vote and won 361 of the 494 seats. In Gujrat, INC wins 16 seat out of total 22 seat.
The Indian general election of 1967 elected the 4th Lok Sabha of India and was held from 17 to 21 February. The 27 Indian states and union territories were represented by 520 single-member constituencies in the Lok Sabha, an increase of 26 from the previous session of Lok Sabha. Two seat increased in gujrat for loksabha.