Rajasthan Elections 2015


BJP leads in three of Rajasthan's four assembly seats

Early trends Tuesday show BJP leading in three of the four assembly seats where bypolls were held in the desert state of Rajasthan.

BJP was leading in Weir, Nasirabad and Kota South constituency while the Congress candidate was leading in Surajgarh assembly constituency.

The byelections were necessitated as BJP legislators Sanwar Lal Jat from Nasirabad, Om Birla from Kota South, Santosh Ahlawat from Surajgarh, and Bahadur Singh Koli from Weir got elected to the Lok Sabha.

Over 65.25 percent of 8.95 lakh voters had cast their votes in these four constituencies in the polling held Sep 13.

In all 23 candidates are in the fray in these constituencies. Maximum of nine candidates are contesting from Surajgarh and minimum of three from Weir.

BJP has fielded Sarita Gaina from Nasirabad in Ajmer district, Gangaram Koli from Weir constituency in Bharatpur district, Sandeep Sharma from Kota South constituency in Kota and a close confidant of Vasundhara Raje, Digambar Singh from Surajgah in Jhunjhunu district.

The Congress has fielded Ramnarayan Gurjar from Nasirabad, Bhajanlal Jatav from Weir constituency, Shravan Kumar from Surajgarh and Shivkant Nandwana from Kota South.

In the the 2013 assembly elections, the Congress suffered one of its worst defeats in the history of the state, winning only 21 of the 200 assembly seats. The BJP swept the polls, winning 163 seats.


 

Rajasthan Election Schedule


Name
September 2015
13
Rajasthan


Rajasthan Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Ganganagar Nihalchand BJP
Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal BJP
Churu Rahul Kaswan BJP
Jhunjhunu Santosh Ahlawat BJP
Sikar Sumedhanand Saraswati BJP
Jaipur Rural Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore BJP
Jaipur Ramcharan Bohara BJP
Alwar Chand Nath BJP
Bharatpur Bahadur Singh Koli BJP
Karauli-Dholpur Manoj Rajoria BJP
Dausa Harish Chandra Meena BJP
Tonk-Sawai Madhopur Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria BJP
Ajmer Sanwar Lal Jat BJP
Nagaur C R Choudhary BJP
Pali P P Choudhary BJP
Jodhpur Gajendrasingh Shekhawat BJP
Barmer Col Sona Ram BJP
Jalore Devji Patel BJP
Udaipur Arjunlal Meena BJP
Banswara Manshankar Ninama BJP
Chittorgarh Chandra Prakash Joshi BJP
Rajsamand Hari Om Singh Rathore BJP
Bhilwara Subhash Baheria BJP
Kota Om Birla BJP
Jhalawar-Baran Dushyant Singh BJP


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Elections News in Rajasthan

Health services hit in Rajasthan as doctors go on mass leave

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   9:04 pm
Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services were crippled in state-run government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors went on mass casual leave on Saturday to press their demands, including raise in allowances and cancellation of cases against protesting doctors. View More..

5-day fencing training camp ends

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   8:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A five-day fencing training camp, sponsored as part of Bonjour India by the Embassy of France in association with the Fencing Association of India (FAI), ended on Saturday. View More..

Health services derailed across Rajasthan as doctors begin indefinite strike

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   7:50 pm
Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services were crippled in government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors declared they were going on indefinite strike from Saturday, advancing their stir which was earlier scheduled to begin on Monday. View More..

Health services derailed in Rajasthan as doctors go on indefinite strike

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   7:36 pm
Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services crippled in government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors declared they were to going on indefinite strike from Saturday, advancing their stir which was earlier scheduled to begin on Monday. View More..

Rahul is Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) In a generational shift that ended the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress, her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new party President and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of taking the country "backwards to a medieval past" where people are butchered because of what they eat and believe in. View More..

Rahul Gandhi's hands full of challenges as party chief, needs new formulas

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   3:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Anticipated for long by his party, Rahul Gandhi took over as Congress President on Saturday, an elevation that comes at a time when the party faces an "existential crisis" and has huge electoral challenges in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Rahul takes over as Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   12:30 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new Congress President, assuming the mantle of the country's oldest political party from his mother Sonia Gandhi, and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "taking us back to the medieval times". View More..

Rahul's impending takeover sparks celebrations outside Congress office

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   10:42 am
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Scores of Rahul Gandhi supporters broke into loud celebrations, shook their legs to upbeat music, raised slogans, burst crackers and distributed sweets outside the Congress office here on Saturday ahead of his taking over as the new President of the Grand Old Party. View More..

'Yamuna water will be brought to Jhunjhunu under river linking project'

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   12:10 am
Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) With a view to tackle the water crisis in Rajasthan, the river linking project will be started soon and Yamuna water brought to Jhunjhunu, said state Public Health Engineering Minister Surendra Goyal on Friday. View More..

CPCB to increase the number of air quality monitoring stations to 127

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   12:02 am
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The National Capital Region (NCR), including Delhi, will have total 127 pollution monitoring stations by March 2018 against the present 78, CPCB officials said on Friday. View More..

'Chennai cop killed in Rajasthan was confident of nabbing thieves behind gold heist'

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   9:54 pm
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The visit of Tamil Nadu Police Inspector S. Periyapandian to Rajasthan on the trail of robbers who stole 3.5 kg gold, which claimed his life, wasn't his first visit to the state to nab those involved in the loot. View More..

Religious conversion seekers must give 30 days advance notice: Jodhpur HC

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   9:34 pm
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Any person going for religious conversion on his own should inform the District Collector 30 days in advance, the Jodhpur High Court ordered on Friday. View More..

Prohibitory orders in Udaipur, Rajsamand to continue

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   4:34 pm
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Prohibitory orders clamped in Rajasthan's Udaipur and Rajsamand districts two days ago are to continue on Friday too, officials said even as 175 persons, mostly right-wing Hindu activists, were arrested and several others detained for violating orders by taking out rallies and raising slogans. View More..

Parliament's winter session begins, LS adjourned till Monday

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   12:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The winter session of parliament began on Friday and after obituary references the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day till Monday. View More..

Fashion trends for bridesmaids

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   1:56 am
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A bridesmaid should ensure that her style game is on point to add to the glamour quotient of the stage. Picking the right outfit and jewellery plays an essential role in the overall look, say experts. View More..

IPL teams welcome Rajasthan's return

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   10:12 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Several Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises took to social media on Thursday to welcome Rajasthan Royals, which is returning to the cash-rich cricket tournament after serving a two-year ban. View More..

Rajasthan invokes essential services law as doctors threaten strike

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   8:32 pm
Jaipur, Dec 14 (IANS) The BJP government on Thursday invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) for three months from Sunday as its doctors warned of a strike from December 18 in support of their demands. View More..

Cement companies cheer as SC lifts ban on pet coke

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   6:28 pm
Jaipur, Dec 14 (IANS) Cement companies in Rajasthan have welcomed the Supreme Court order lifting the ban imposed on use of pet coke by the industry, while environmentalists have voiced concern. View More..

Prohibitory orders in Udaipur as Hindu activist detained ahead of rally

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   4:48 pm
Udaipur, Dec 14 (IANS) Prohibitory orders were imposed in Udaipur as Rajasthan Police on Thursday detained a right-wing Hindu activist hours ahead of his planned rally in support of "Love Jihad" murder accused Shambhulal Raigar in the city. View More..

SC allows relaxation of ban on pet-coke and furnace oil

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   11:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Central government to relax its notification banning the use of pet-coke and furnace oil in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan as it permitted pet coke to be used an an ingredient by the cement and lime industry. View More..