Track your constituency

Assembly Elections 2018: Caste matter, development is not a major issue in Barmer




Elections Latest News And Updates

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BSP announces candidates for 6 Chhattisgarh Seats

The candidates were announced for Bastar, Kanker, Raigarh, Durg, Surguja, and Janjgir Champa. The last of these six seats — an SC reserved seat — is where the BSP is Read More…

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 BJP trying to create ‘hyper nationalistic environment’ ahead of Lok Sabha Elections: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has accused the BJP of trying to create a ‘hyper nationalistic environment’ ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections only to distract people from the issues of Read More…

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mamata Releases TMC List for all 42 West Bengal Seats

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced a list of TMC candidates for all the 42 Lok Sabha seats of the state, dropping 10 sitting MPs. She also attacked the BJP and the Read More…

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Lok Sabha Election 2019: Priya Dutt, Raj Babbar Feature in Congress 2nd List

The Congress released its second list of 21 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Wednesday. The grand old party fielded its Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar from Moradabad, Read More…

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress Releases First List of Candidates

Congress has put out its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, with party chief Rahul Gandhi contesting his bastion Amethi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi contesting from Read More…

upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019 Samajwadi Party Releases First List of Candidates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019

There is no denying the fact that the road to the treasury bench of the lower house of the Parliament goes through Uttar Pradesh. The BJP-led coalition won 73 seats Read More…



Barmer Lok Sabha constituency is geographically the biggest parliamentary constituency in India. Barmer assembly constituency is a general seat with Congress stronghold. The majority of people live here hails from rural background. According to the 2011 census, the area has a population of 370721 in number.

Among which 72.8% are rural population and 27.2 % belongs to urban people. Total population consists of 15.2 % schedule caste and 4.66% constitute schedule tribes. According to the voter list of 2017, the total population of Barmer assembly constituency is 223808. The voting percentage in 2014 was 75.97 while that in 2013 was 78.8. The constituency is dominated by Rajputs, Jats, scheduled castes and minority voters. Scheduled caste and minority community are considered to be the traditional vote bank of the Congress. Rajputs and Jats have a decisive role in the constituency. People vote on the basis of caste, and development is not a major issue.

If we look at the results of 2013 assembly elections in Barmer, Congress candidate Mewaram Jain won the seat from continuous second time defeating BJP candidate Dr. Priyanka Choudhary with a vote margin of 5913 votes. Jain could get 63955 while Choudhary could get 58042 votes. At the same time the rebellious leader of BJP Mradurekha Choudhary stood third with 19518 votes. In the year 2008, Mevaram Jain defeated BJP candidate Mradurekha Choudhary with a margin of 24044 votes. Jain could get 62219 and Mradurekha Choudhary could get 38175 votes.

The scene was different in the year 2003. The fate decided BJP to rule here for next five years. Party candidate Taga Ram defeated Congress candidate Vridi Chand Jain. Taga Ram got 65780 and Vridhi could get 35257 votes. The winning vote margin was 30523. But destiny turns to Congress from next elections and since then the party continues to rule here. This time too, Congress as much higher chance to win the seat.

Last Updated on October 29, 2018