Friday, 21 March 2014

Party Wise Performance in ST Constituencies in last two General Elections

For 2009 general elections out of total 543 seats of Lok Sabha, 47 seats were reserved for Scheduled Tribes. Of which 6 seats were in Madhya Pradesh only, it was followed by Jharkhand and Orissa with 5 seats each.
The following graph represents 6 states with highest number of reserved seats for ST’s.

Coming to performance of political parties on ST seats, in 2009 general elections, Indian National Congress (INC) won 20 seats, followed by Bhartiya Janata Party with 13 seats. In 2004 BJP got 15 seats, followed by INC with 14. The following chart shows political parties with number of successful ST candidates in 2004 and 2009 General Elections.
 * In 2004 elections ST reserved seats were 41 only.

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