Rajasthan elections: Will the Jaisalmer Rajgharana try in the assembly?

Rajasthan elections: Will the Jaisalmer Rajgharana try in the assembly?
Rajasthan elections
Rajasthan has a total of 200 seats in the assembly, in the 2013 assembly elections, BJP emerged as the largest party with 163 seats. While Congress got reduced to 21 seats BSP got 3 seats, NPP 4, NUZP got 2 seats. While independents won 7 seats.

Political parties have started laying their board in Rajasthan for the Assembly elections to be held in late year. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's Gaurav Yatra will be concluded in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Ajmer division. At the same time, the Congress is displaying its power through the Sankalp Yatra rally.

In terms of seats, the largest constituency of Rajasthan, in Marwar, consists of 43 assembly constituencies in Jodhpur division, comprising the total of 6 districts-Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jodhpur, Pali, Sirohi, 33 seats and 10 seats of Nagaur district. In the last elections in Marwar, BJP has won 39 seats in the last elections and demolished the fort. In the Congress account, there were only three seats, including the then Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's seat, while one seat was won by independents.

History of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer was founded by Raval-Jaisal, a descendant of Yaduvanshi Bhati, about 1156 AD in the medieval period of India's history, in the desert of Thar located in the far west of India. The descendants of Raval Jassal ruled 770 years of continuous rule without breaking the lineage till the change in the Republic of India, which is an important event in itself. Jaisalmer State has witnessed many blacks in the history of India.

Jaisalmer's political history of the royal family

This time, speculation is being made that Jaisalmer Rajshahi's daughter-in-law Rajeshwari can contest the state Lakshmi assembly election. Though he is yet to decide which party to contest on the ticket, but it is believed that the doors of both the Congress and the BJP are open to him. Rajeshwari State is the princess of Sisodiya Rana Rajharna of Lakshmi Nepal, who was married to Brijraj Singh, a descendant of Jaisalmer Shahi family in 1993.

Jaisalmer is not the first member to enter politics from the royal family. In the year 1957, former Maharaja Raghunath Singh was a Member of Parliament, while Hukum Singh of Rajghana remained MLA for two consecutive terms from 1957-67. After this, Chacha Chandravir Singh, the current descendant of Brajraj Singh, was elected MLA in 1980. After that Dr. Jitendra Singh as a legislator has a short tenure of 3 years. Since then, no member of Jaisalmer Royal Family could win the election.

Jaisalmer is the largest district in the country in terms of area, under which two assembly Jaisalmer and Pokan come. The BJP has occupied the seats only by the BJP. Talk about Jaisalmer assembly area number 132, this is the general seat. According to 2011 census, the population here is 366257, of which 82.12 percent of the population is rural and 17.88 percent is urban. At the same time, 15.35 percent of the total population is Scheduled Caste and 6.81 percent are Scheduled Tribes.

According to the 2017 Voter List, the number of voters in Jaisalmer is 215384 and 353 polling booths. In the 2013 assembly elections, 84.69 percent voting was cast in this constituency and 74.82 percent of the votes were cast in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP has been occupying this seat in the last three assembly elections.

2013 election results

In the 2013 assembly elections, BJP legislator Chhotu Singh Bhati won for the second consecutive time and defeated Congress's Ruparam Dhand with 2867 votes. BJP's Chhotu Singh got 78790 votes and Congress got 75923 votes against Ruparam Dhande.

2008 election results

In the 2008 assembly elections, Chhotu Singh Bhati of BJP defeated Sunita Bhati of Congress by 5775 votes. BJP's Chhotu Singh Bhati got 34072 votes and Congress's Sunita Bhati got 28,297 votes.

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