Bhopal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency presently covers the entire Bhopal district and part of Sehore district.

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The seat has been held by the BJP since 1989. Bhopal was represented by Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma from 1971 to 1977 and 1980 to August 1984. The 17th lok Sabha election held on 12 May 2019.

Assembly Segments

Like most other Lok Sabha seats in MP and Chhattisgarh, with few seats like Durg (which has nine assembly segments under it) being exceptions, Bhopal Lok Sabha seat has 8 assembly seats as its segments.

Constituency numberNameReserved for (SC/ST/None)DistrictNumber of electorates (2019)
149 Berasia NoneBhopal2,16,954
150 Bhopal Uttar NoneBhopal2,42,436
151 Narela NoneBhopal3,18,323
152 Bhopal Dakshin-Paschim NoneBhopal2,25,874
153 Bhopal Madhya NoneBhopal2,42,147
154 Govindpura NoneBhopal3,78,252
155 Huzur NoneBhopal3,17,116
159 Sehore NoneSehore2,01,749
Total:21,42,851

Members of Parliament

YearWinnerParty
Madhya Bharat State
1952 Saidullah Razmi Indian National Congress
Chatur Narain Malviya Indian National Congress
Madhya Pradesh State
1957 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
1962 Maimoona Sultan Indian National Congress
1967 Jagannathrao Joshi Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress
1977 Arif Beg Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Shankar Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 K. N. Pradhan Indian National Congress
1989 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Sushil Chandra Varma Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Uma Bharti Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Kailash Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Kailash Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Alok Sanjar Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Pragya Singh Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

2019 Election Result

2019 Indian general elections: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur 8,66,48261.54-1.65
INC Digvijaya Singh 5,01,66035.63+5.24
BSP Madho Singh Ahirwar11,2770.80+0.10
NOTA None of the Above 5,4300.39-0.06
Majority3,64,82225.91-6.89
Turnout 14,08,66965.74+7.99
BJP hold Swing -1.65

Indian General Election 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Alok Sanjar 7,14,17863.19+12.24
INC P. C. Sharma 3,43,48230.39-10.67
AAP Rachna Dhingra21,2981.88N/A
BSP Sunil Borse10,1520.90-1.93
CPI Shailendra Kumar Shaili7,6430.68"N/A"
NOTA None of the Above 5,1810.46"N/A"
Majority3,70,69632.80+22.91
Turnout 11,30,18257.75+12.68
BJP hold Swing +12.24

2009 results

2009 Indian general elections: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Kailash Chandra Joshi 3,35,67850.95-14.46
INC Surendra Singh Thakur2,70,52141.06+11.29
BSP Ashok Narayan Singh18,6492.83+0.88
SP Munawar Khan Kausar8,6151.31+0.85
Independent Brajendra Chaturvedi3,5700.54N/A
Majority65,1579.89-25.75
Turnout 6,58,84045.07-1.39
BJP hold Swing -14.46

2004 results

General Election, 2004: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Kailash Joshi 5,61,56365.41
INC Sajid Ali 2,55,55829.77
BSP G. S. Chawala16,7121.95
Independent Brij Basi Lal Sharma7,9650.92
SVSP Archana Srivastava4,3170.50
Majority3,06,00535.64
Turnout 8,58,46346.47
BJP hold Swing

1999 results

General Election, 1999: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Sadhvi Uma Sri Bharti 5,37,90555.09
INC Suresh Pachouri 3,69,04137.79
Independent Shrawan Gourav19,7102.02
BSP Phool Singh18,6171.91
NCP Aslam Sher Khan6,0440.62
Majority1,68,86417.30
Turnout 9,76,49361.87
BJP hold Swing

1998 results

General Election, 1998: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 4,94,48157.44
INC Arif Baig 3,00,54934.91
BSP Manoj Shrivastava54,5264.01
CPI Shailendra Kumar15,4231.79
Majority1,93,93222.53
Turnout 8,60,91758.03
BJP hold Swing

1996 results

General Election, 1996: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 3,53,42749.27
INC Kailash Agnihotri2,02,53328.24
Independent Ramesh Saxena52,8657.37
AIIC(T) Lalit Srivastava46,1466.43
Independent Rafiq Aslam Qureshi8,6051.20
Majority1,50,89421.03
Turnout 7,17,29549.26
BJP hold Swing

1991 results

General Election, 1991: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 3,08,94653.61
INC Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 2,06,73835.88
JD Swami Agniwesh 26,7164.64
Majority1,02,20817.73
Turnout 5,76,23249.67
BJP hold Swing

1989 results

General Election, 1989: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
BJP Dr. Sushil Chandra Varma 2,81,16946.48
INC K. N. Pradhan 1,77,51529.35
BSP A. Rauf Khan97,88616.18
Majority1,03,65417.13
Turnout 6,04,91153.97
BJP gain from INC Swing

1984 results

General Election, 1984: Bhopal
PartyCandidateVotes%±
INC K. N. Pradhan 2,40,71761.73
BJP Laxminarayan Sharma 1,12,05328.74
JNP Goswami Gajanan Puri5,7051.46
Independent Gulkhan Alam4,7101.21
Independent Shiv Kumar Sahni4,3861.12
Majority1,28,66432.99
Turnout 3,89,94348.89
INC hold Swing

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