Interesting Facts of Lok Sabha Elections
GENERAL ELECTIONS 2004
- Parliamentary Constituency with largest number of electors - 3368399 (Outer Delhi)
- Parliamentary Constituency with lowest number of electors - 39033 (Lakshadweep)
- Parliamentary Constituency with largest Area - Ladakh (J&K)- 173266.37 sq. km
- Parliamentary Constituency with smallest Area - Chandni Chowk (Delhi)- 10.59 sq. km
- Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency - 35 (Madras south)
- 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
- Maximum Women contestants in a state - 61 (UP)
- Minimum women contestants in a state -1 (Goa)
- Maximum women winners - 7 (UP)
- Out of 543 elected MPs, 45 are women.
- Maximum age of the candidate-94 years (Ramchandra Veerappa in Bidar, Karnataka)
- Minimum age of the candidate - 25 years (Many).
- Maximum age of the winning candidate-94 years (Ramchandra Veerappa in Bidar, Karnataka)
- Minimum age of the winning candidate-26 years Sachin Pilot in Dausa (Rajasthan)
- Maximum votes secured - Sajjan Kumar outer Delhi - 855543
- Minimum votes secured - Ashok Kumar chandni chowk- 45
- Minimum votes secured by a winner - Dr. P. Pookunhikoya - 15597 votes (Lakshadweep).
- Maximum margin, Arambagh PC of West Bengal 592502 votes. Here, the runner -up lost his deposite.
- Minimum margin, Lakshadweep, 71 Votes
- Average age of the elected MPs is 52.63 Years.
- Number of EVMs used in the Election 10.75 lacs.
- In Karnataka Assembly elections, in 119-Santhemarahalli Assembly, the winning margin is ONLY ONE VOTE.
GENERAL ELECTIONS 1999
- Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors Outer Delhi (NCT of Delhi) 31,03,525 electors
- Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 37,619 electors
- Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency Gonda (UP) 32 candidates.
- Minimum Contestants in a parliamentary constituency Banswara (Rajasthan) 2 Candidates
- Expenditure on conduct of election Rs. 880 Crores (approx)
- GENERAL ELECTIONS 98
- Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors 3-Outer Delhi (NCT of Delhi) 28,80,872 electors
- Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 35,716 electors
- Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency 18-Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) 34 Candidates
- Minimum Contestants in a parliamentary constituency 20-Anand (Gujarat) 2 Candidates 44-Satara (Maharashtra) 2 Candidates
Nagaland 2 Candidates Lakshadweep 2 Candidates
- Paper used for printing of ballot paper 7,700 Metric Ton
- Expenditure on conduct of election Rs. 664 crores (approx)
- GENERAL ELECTIONS 96
- Parliamentary constituency with largest No. of electors 10 Thane (Maharashtra) 28,32,514 electors
- Parliamentary constituency with lowest No. of electors Lakshadweep 34,111 electors
- Maximum contestants in a parliamentary constituency 41-Nalgonda (Andhra Pradesh) 480 Candidates
- 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
- Lowest margin of win Gujarat 22-Baroda Gaekwad Satyjit Sinh INC 170
- 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.
- No. of ballot boxes used : 25,25,595
- Paper used for printing of ballot paper : 8000 Metric Ton
- Expenditure incurred on conduct of election : 520 crores (approx)
- 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