Kangra (Lok Sabha constituency)

Kangra Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: काँगड़ा लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the four Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Himachal Pradesh state in northern India.[1]

Assembly segmentsEdit

Kangra Lok Sabha constituency presently comprised the following 17 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Hem Raj Indian National Congress
1957 Hem Raj Indian National Congress
Daljit Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Hem Raj Indian National Congress
1967 Hem Raj Indian National Congress
1971 Vikram Chand Mahajan Indian National Congress
1977 Durga Chand Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Vikram Chand Mahajan Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Chandresh Kumari Indian National Congress
1989 Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 D. D. Khanoria Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Sat Mahajan Indian National Congress
1998 Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Chander Kumar Indian National Congress
2009 Rajan Sushant Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Kishan Kapoor Bharatiya Janata Party

Election ResultsEdit

General Election, 2009: Kangra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Rajan Sushant 3,22,254 48.69
INC Chander Kumar 3,01,475 45.55
BSP Col. Narinder Singh Pathania 12,745 1.93
IND. Roshan Lal 8,283 1.25
LJP Keshab 7,720 1.17
Majority 20,779 3.14
Turnout 6,61,847 55.15
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 2014: Kangra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Shanta Kumar 4,56,163 57.06 +8.37
INC Chander Kumar 2,86,091 35.79 -9.76
AAP Dr. Rajan Sushant 24,430 3.06 +3.06
NOTA None of the Above 8,704 1.09 +1.09
Majority 1,70,072 21.27 +18.13
Turnout 7,99,445 63.52 +8.37
BJP hold Swing +8.37
General Election, 2019: Kangra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kishan Kapoor 7,25,218 72.02 +14.96
INC Pawan Kajal 2,47,595 24.59 -11.20
NOTA None of the Above 11,327 1.12 +0.03
Majority 4,77,623 47.43 +26.16
Turnout 10,09,556 70.73 +7.21
BJP hold Swing +14.96

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Result of H.P. of Lok Sabha Elections-2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Himachal Pradesh website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.