Garhwal (Lok Sabha constituency)

2-Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: 2-गढ़वाल लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the five Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttarakhand. This constituency came into existence in 1957, following the delimitation of Lok Sabha constituencies. It comprises five districts namely Chamoli, Nainital (part), Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag and Tehri Garhwal (part).

Assembly segmentsEdit

Before the formation of Uttarakhand

Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituency segments of Uttar Pradesh:

District Assembly constituency segments
Name SC/ST
Bijnor Najibabad
Chamoli
Badri–Kedar
Karnaprayag
Pauri Garhwal
Lansdowne
Pauri

After the formation of Uttarakhand

At present, Garhwal Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following fourteen Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

District Assembly constituency segments
Number Name SC/ST
Chamoli
4 Badrinath
6 Karnaprayag
5 Tharali SC
Nainital
61 Ramnagar
Pauri Garhwal
39 Chaubattakhal
41 Kotdwar
40 Lansdowne
37 Pauri SC
38 Srinagar
36 Yamkeshwar
Rudraprayag
7 Kedarnath
8 Rudraprayag
Tehri Garhwal
10 Devprayag
11 Narendranagar

Members of ParliamentEdit

Keys:

  BJP
  JD
  JP
Election Member Party
1951–52 Bhakt Darshan Indian National Congress
1957
1962
1967
1971 Pratap Singh Negi Indian National Congress (R)
1977 Jagannath Sharma Janata Party
1980 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Indian National Congress (I)
1982 (By-election) Independent
1984 Chandra Mohan Singh Negi Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Janata Dal
1991 Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Satpal Maharaj All India Indira Congress (Tiwari)
1998 Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri Bharatiya Janata Party
1999
2004
2008 (By-election) Tejpal Singh Rawat
2009 Satpal Maharaj Indian National Congress
2014 Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Tirath Singh Rawat

Election resultsEdit

2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Garhwal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Tirath Singh Rawat 5,06,980 68.25
INC Manish Khanduri 2,04,311 27.51
NOTA None of the Above 12,276 1.65
IND Vinod Prasad Notiyal 5,302 2.71
Margin of victory 3,02,669 40.75
Turnout 7,48,022 55.17 +1.19
BJP hold Swing

2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Garhwal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri 4,05,690 59.48 +15.07
INC Harak Singh Rawat 2,21,164 32.43 -8.72
BSP Dheer Singh Bisht 9,250 1.36
NOTA None of the Above 8,659 1.27 New
Margin of victory 1,84,526 27.06 +23.80
Turnout 6,84,014 53.98
BJP gain from INC Swing +10.71

2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Garhwal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Satpal Maharaj 2,36,949 44.12
BJP Tejpal Singh Rawat 2,19,552 40.88
BSP Rajeev Agarwal 34,622 6.45
CPI Lalita Prasad Bhatt 7,330 1.36
Margin of victory 17,397 3.26
Turnout 5,33,843 48.87
INC gain from BJP Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Uttarakhand state: Assembly Constituencies- Corresponding Districts & Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Uttarakhand website. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2010.

External linksEdit