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Interesting Facts of Lok Sabha Elections

GENERAL ELECTIONS 2004
    1. Parliamentary Constituency with largest number of electors - 3368399 (Outer Delhi)
    2. Parliamentary Constituency with lowest number of electors - 39033 (Lakshadweep)
    3. Parliamentary Constituency with largest Area - Ladakh (J&K)- 173266.37 sq. km
    4. Parliamentary Constituency with smallest Area - Chandni Chowk (Delhi)- 10.59 sq. km
    5. Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency - 35 (Madras south)
    6. Polling station with least no of electors: Only ONE voter in Polling station No. - 29;(Dharampur) in Miao Assembly segment of Arunachal East parliamentary constituency
    7. Maximum Women contestants in a state - 61 (UP)
    8. Minimum women contestants in a state -1 (Goa)
    9. Maximum women winners - 7 (UP)
    10. Out of 543 elected MPs, 45 are women.
    11. Maximum age of the candidate-94 years (Ramchandra Veerappa in Bidar, Karnataka)
    12. Minimum age of the candidate - 25 years (Many).
    13. Maximum age of the winning candidate-94 years (Ramchandra Veerappa in Bidar, Karnataka)
    14. Minimum age of the winning candidate-26 years Sachin Pilot in Dausa (Rajasthan)
    15. Maximum votes secured - Sajjan Kumar outer Delhi - 855543
    16. Minimum votes secured - Ashok Kumar chandni chowk- 45
    17. Minimum votes secured by a winner - Dr. P. Pookunhikoya - 15597 votes (Lakshadweep).
    18. Maximum margin, Arambagh PC of West Bengal 592502 votes. Here, the runner -up lost his deposite.
    19. Minimum margin, Lakshadweep, 71 Votes
    20. Average age of the elected MPs is 52.63 Years.
    21. Number of EVMs used in the Election 10.75 lacs.
    22. In Karnataka Assembly elections, in 119-Santhemarahalli Assembly, the winning margin is ONLY ONE VOTE.
GENERAL ELECTIONS 1999
    1. Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors Outer Delhi (NCT of Delhi) 31,03,525 electors
    2. Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 37,619 electors
    3. Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency Gonda (UP) 32 candidates.
    4. Minimum Contestants in a parliamentary constituency Banswara (Rajasthan) 2 Candidates
    5. Expenditure on conduct of election Rs. 880 Crores (approx)
    6. GENERAL ELECTIONS 98
    7. Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors 3-Outer Delhi (NCT of Delhi) 28,80,872 electors
    8. Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 35,716 electors
    9. Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency 18-Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) 34 Candidates
    10. Minimum Contestants in a parliamentary constituency 20-Anand (Gujarat) 2 Candidates 44-Satara (Maharashtra) 2 Candidates Nagaland 2 Candidates Lakshadweep 2 Candidates
    11. Paper used for printing of ballot paper 7,700 Metric Ton
    12. Expenditure on conduct of election Rs. 664 crores (approx)
    13. GENERAL ELECTIONS 96
    14. Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors 10 Thane (Maharashtra) 28,32,514 electors
    15. Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 34,111 electors
    16. Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency 41-Nalgonda (Andhra Pradesh) 480 Candidates
    17. Highest margin of win State Constituency Name of winning Party Margin of win Runner-up Candidates Votes % Party Meghalaya 2-Tura Purno Agitok sangma INC 220424 65.78 BJP
    18. Lowest margin of win Gujarat 22-Baroda Gaekwad Satyjit Sinh INC 170 
    19. Polling stations set up at the highest altitude State Distt Assembly Constituency Polling Stations Height J&K Leh 48-Leh 147-Anlay Phoo 5000 mtr.
    20. No. of ballot boxes used : 25,25,595
    21. Paper used for printing of ballot paper : 8000 Metric Ton
    22. Expenditure incurred on conduct of election : 520 crores (approx)
    23. Lowest number of electors in a polling station
      Name of State: Arunachal Pradesh
      Name of P.C. : 1- Arunchal West
      Name of Assembly Segment: 6-Thrizine Buragaon (ST)
      Name of district: Bomdila
      Name of polling station: Chako I.B.
      Total No. of electors: 3
 
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