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Barmer Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

Barmer Constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies of Rajasthan formed before the elections of 1957. Presently, this constituency comprises of eight Vidhan Sabha segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total
electorates in the Barmer Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 17) were 1,441,456 of which 672,200 are females and 769,256 are males. Barmer is the second largest district in Rajasthan, with its headquarters situated in the city of Barmer. Currently, it is one of the twelve districts in the state receiving grants from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. It is located in the western part of Rajasthan as a part of the Thar Desert, sharing a common border with Pakistan. The town is situated at an elevation of 227 metres. Hindi is the official language here.

As per the census reports of 2011, Barmer town had a population of 83,517 of which 54% consists of males and the District had a sex ratio of 902 females per 1,000 males. In 2001, about 15% of the population in town was under the age of six and 76% of the total population is Hindu. The town has an average literacy rate of 66% with male and female literacy rates being 63% and 37%, respectively.

It is connected to the National Highways, NH 15 and NH 112. Barmer is known for the carved wooden furniture and hand block printing industry, woollen industries, oil, and gaur industries. Uttarlai military airbase, the first underground airbase of India, is also situated here.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Barmer Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Barmer parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Barmer constituency is Shri Col. Sona Ram of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201417BarmerGENCol. Sona RamMBJP488747Jaswant SinghMIND401286
200917BarmerGENChoudhary,Shri Harish MINC416497Manvendra SinghMBJP297391
200423BarmerGENManvendra SinghMBJP631851Col. Sona Ram ChoudharyMINC359963
199923BarmerGENCol. Sonaram ChoudharyMINC424150Manvendra SinghMBJP392010
199823BarmerGENCol.Sonaram ChowdharyMINC446107Lokendra Singh KalviMBJP360567
199623BarmerGENSona RamMINC329738Jograj SinghMBJP265072
199123BarmerGENRam Niwas MirdhaMINC281840Kamal VijayMBJP16878
198923BarmerGENKalyan Singh KalviMJD367570Virdhi ChandMINC210115
198423BarmerGENVirdhi ChandMINC220658Gangaram ChoodhariMLKD113945
198023BarmerGENVirdhi ChandMINC(I)180917Chandraveer SinghMJNP142940
197723BarmerGENTan SinghMBLD191574Khet SinghMINC103249
197121BarmerGENAmrit NahataMINC166605Bhairon Singh Shekhawat MBJS116032
196721BarmerGENA. NahtaMINC118410T. Singh MSWA88477
196218BarmerGENTan SinghMRRP100395Onkar Singh MINC82684
195715BarmerGENH. H. Raghunath SinghMIND79317Goverdhan Dass BinaniMINC51701

Facts about current sitting MP of Barmer Constituency

Name of MP Sona Ram, VSM (Retd.) Col. Choudhary
Age 73
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.E., Fellow (F.I.E.)
Activities of Sona Ram, VSM (Retd.) Col. Choudhary in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 34
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 308
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Barmer Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Barmer parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Jaisalmer Sheo Barmer
Baytoo Pachpadra Siwana
Gudahmalani Chohtan (SC)

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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