Dewas (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dewas
Lok Sabha Constituency
Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha constituencies (Dewas highlighted).png
Dewas Lok Sabha constituency within Madhya Pradesh
Incumbent Mahendra Solanki
Parliamentary Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2019
Constituency Details
Established 1951
2009-present
Reservation SC
State Madhya Pradesh
Total Electors1,296,627 [1]
Former MP Manohar Untwal
Assembly Constituencies Ashta (157)
Agar (166)
Shajapur (167)
Shujalpur (168)
Kalapipal (169)
Sonkatch (170)
Dewas (171)
Hatpipliya (172)

Dewas Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. Following delimitation, Shajapur constituency ceased to exist and Dewas constituency came into being. [2] This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes and covers parts of Sehore, Shajapur, Agar Malwa and Dewas districts.

Since May 2019, the Member of Parliament for this constituency is Mahendra Solanki whose term is expected to last until May 2024.

Assembly segments

Presently, Dewas Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments: [1]

Constituency
number
NameReserved for
(SC/ST/None)
DistrictNumber of electors
(in 2009) [3]
PartyMLA
157 Ashta SC Sehore 182,389 BJP Raghunath Singh Malviya
166 Agar SC Agar Malwa 158,981 INC Vipin Wankhede
167 Shajapur None Shajapur 174,137 INC Hukum Singh Karada
168 Shujalpur None149,152 BJP Inder Singh Parmar
169 Kalapipal None154,984 INC Kunal Choudhary
170 Sonkatch SC Dewas 169,865 INC Sajjan Singh Verma
171 Dewas None161,043 BJP Gayatri Raje Pawar
172 Hatpipliya None146,076 BJP Manoj Choudhary
Total:1,296,627

Agar, Shajapur, Shujalpur, Dewas, Sonkatch and Hatpipliya Vidhan Sabha segments were earlier part of the erstwhile Shajapur (Lok Sabha constituency), while Ashta segment was earlier part of Bhopal (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Parliament

YearMemberPhotoParty
1962 Hukumchand Kacchaway Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1967-2008Seat did not exist.
See : Shajapur (Lok Sabha constituency)
2009 Sajjan Singh Verma Indian National Congress
2014 Manohar Untwal Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Mahendra Solanki Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

General Elections 2019

2019 Indian general elections: Dewas
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
BJP Mahendra Solanki 8,62,42961.62
INC Prahlad Singh Tipanya 4,90,18035.02
BSP Badrilal Akela18,3381.31
NOTA None of the Above 9,0340.65-0.35
Majority3,72,24926.60
Turnout 13,98,94679.46+8.72
BJP hold Swing

General Elections 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Dewas
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
BJP Manohar Untwal 665,64658.19
INC Sajjan Singh Verma 405,33335.43Decrease2.svg 12.66
BSP Gokul Prasad Dongare17,2381.51
NOTA None of the Above 10,2530.90Increase2.svg 0.90
Majority260,31322.76
Turnout 1,143,97070.74Increase2.svg 10.39
BJP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 2009

2009 Indian general elections: Dewas
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
INC Sajjan Singh Verma 376,42148.06
BJP Thavarchand Gehlot360,96446.09
BSP Bhagirath Parihar10,7431.37
Majority15,4571.97
Turnout 782,92960.35
INC gain from BJP Swing

General Elections 1962

1962 Indian general election: Dewas [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
BJS Hukumchand Kacchaway 106,70646.49
INC Kanhaiyalal99,55743.38%
Ram Rajya Parishad Ramlal23,24010.13%
Turnout 229,50354.81%

See also

Notes

  1. 1 2 "Three new Parliamentary seats come into existence Dewas, Tikamgarh and Ratlam in Shajapur, Seoni and Jhabua out". Department of Public Relations, Madhya Pradesh government. 19 December 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2009.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Three new faces in Cong candidates' list". Central Chronicle. 14 March 2009. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
  3. "Parliamentary & Assembly Constituency-Wise Report of Electors in the Final Roll-2009" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  4. "General Election, 1962 (Vol I, II) - General Election Archive (1951-2004) - Election Commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 30 November 2020.

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