Out of the four Lok Sabha constituencies that belong to the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh, one of the most politically active seats is Mandi.This seat has captured political attention across the country, as this is the only seat in the state that witnesses a fierce triangular contest between the BJP, Congress and the Left parties. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Mandi Parliamentary constituency (constituency number were 1,112,524 of which 545,582 are females and 566,942 are males. It covers the entire district of Mandi or Mandavya Nagar as it was previously called. The town of Mandi is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district of Mandi is also known as Chota Kashi.
The Mandi Lok Sabha constituency comprises of 17 Vidhan Sabha segments that dot the geography of this region. As per the 2011 Census, as many as 9,99,777 people reside in the Mandi district, making it one of the busiest centres of trade and commerce in this Northern Indian state. In fact, besides agriculture, the tourism sector adds to the massive revenue generated in this district, making it one of the self-sufficient economic units in Himachal Pradesh.
Quick facts for Mandi
|Assembly Constituencies ||17|
|Ruling Party|| BJP
|MP||Ram Swaroop Sharma|
|No. of Electorals||566942||545582||1112524|
|Polling stations ||1921|
Mandi Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Ram Swaroop Sharma||Bharatiya Janata Party||638441||0||8748||647189||68.75||Winner|
|Aashray Sharma||Indian National Congress||240184||0||1546||241730||25.68||1st Runner-up|
|Daleep Singh Kaith||Communist Party Of India (Marxist)||14742||0||96||14838||1.58||2nd Runner-up|
|Ses Ram||Bahujan Samaj Party||9003||0||57||9060||0.96||3rd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||5187||0||111||5298||0.56||4th Runner-up|
|Brij Gopal||Independent||4085||0||2||4087||0.43||5th Runner-up|
|Subhash Mohan Snehi||Independent||3835||0||4||3839||0.41||6th Runner-up|
|Dev Raj Bhardwaj||Independent||3653||0||0||3653||0.39||7th Runner-up|
|Guman Singh||Independent||2312||0||32||2344||0.25||8th Runner-up|
|Rajender Suryavanshi||Ambedkarite Party Of India||1865||0||8||1873||0.2||9th Runner-up|
|Dharmender Singh Thakur||Independent||1856||0||4||1860||0.2||10th Runner-up|
|Col. Thakur Singh||Independent||1584||0||12||1596||0.17||11th Runner-up|
|Kartar Chand||Swabhiman Party||874||0||6||880||0.09||12th Runner-up|
|Ghanshyam Chand Thakur||Independent||773||0||2||775||0.08||13th Runner-up|
|Shiv Lal Thakur||Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party||714||0||37||751||0.08||14th Runner-up|
|Mehar Singh||Rashtriya Azad Manch||579||0||3||582||0.06||15th Runner-up|
|Khem Chand||Peoples Party Of India (Democratic)||508||0||3||511||0.05||16th Runner-up|
|Chandermani||All India Forward Bloc||496||0||9||505||0.05||17th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Mandi Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Mandi 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 Mandi constituency is Ram Swaroop Sharma of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote
|2014||2||Mandi||GEN||Ram Swaroop Sharma ||M ||BJP ||362824 ||Pratibha Singh ||M ||INC ||322968|
|2009||2||Mandi||GEN||Virbhadra Singh / Partibha Singh||M||INC||340973||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||326976|
|2004||2||Mandi||GEN||Pratibha Singh||F||INC||357623||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||291057|
|1999||2||Mandi||GEN||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||325929||Kaul Singh||M||INC||194904|
|1998||2||Mandi||GEN||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||304210||Smt.Pratibha Singh||M||INC||172378|
|1996||2||Mandi||GEN||Sukh Ram||M||INC||328186||Adan Singh Thakur||M||BJP||174963|
|1991||2||Mandi||GEN||Sukh Ram||M||INC||233380||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||206753|
|1989||2||Mandi||GEN||Maheshwar Singh||M||BJP||234164||Sukh Ram||M||INC||206095|
|1980||2||Mandi||GEN||Vir Bahadur Singh||M||INC(I)||166949||Ganga Singh||M||JNP||108595|
|1977||2||Mandi||GEN||Ganga Singh||M||BLD||138143||Virbhadra Singh||M||INC||102638|
|1971||2||Mandi||GEN||Virbhadra Singh||M||INC||114957||Mandhar Lal ||M||LRP||25780|
|1967||6||Mandi||GEN||L. Sen||M||INC||62596||I. Singh||M||IND||28331|
|1962||2||Mandi||GEN||Lalit Sen||M||INC||46856||Ambika Kumari||M||SWA||20600|
|1957||2||Mandi||GEN||Joginder Sen ||M||INC||57530||Anand Chand||M||IND||33110|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Mandi Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Mandi parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Bharmour||Lahaul & Spiti||Manali|
Last Updated on March 26, 2020