Election Results 2024: BJP lost in 14 of its stronghold seats it won in the last three elections

A look at 94 seats where the BJP has won consecutively in the past three or more Lok Sabha elections shows that they have lost in 14

Updated - June 05, 2024 05:31 pm IST

Published - June 05, 2024 04:45 pm IST

Former Madhya Pradesh CM and BJP candidate Shivraj Singh Chouhan waves at supporters as he boards a train for Vidisha district to campaign for the Lok Sabha polls, in Bhopal.

Former Madhya Pradesh CM and BJP candidate Shivraj Singh Chouhan waves at supporters as he boards a train for Vidisha district to campaign for the Lok Sabha polls, in Bhopal. | Photo Credit: PTI

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has largely managed to retain its stronghold seats, the constituencies it won in the last three elections or more.

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Of the 94 seats the BJP won in the last three Lok Sabha elections, it won in 80 and lost in 14 in the 2024 polls.

Table 1 | The table shows the number of stronghold seats where BJP is won or lost

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The 14 seats where the BJP lost are:

Maharashtra’s Jalna, where the BJP had won the past seven elections. Indian National Congress’s Kalyan Vaijinathrao Kale won in this seat in 2024.

Rajasthan’s Churu, where the BJP had won the past five elections. Indian National Congress’s Rahul Kaswan won in this seat in 2024.

Table 2 | The table lists the BJP’s stronghold seats in which it lost in 2024

The stronghold seats are spread across 14 States and Union Territories, although the bulk of them are in Madhya Pradesh (16), Karnataka (15) and Gujarat (15).

There are also seven seats where the party has won nine times in a row: Gandhinagar, Surat, Bhind, Bhopal, Damoh, Indore, and Vidisha.

Note that in 2008, delimitation changed the boundaries of many of these seats but didn’t change the names of the constituencies.

Table 3 | The table lists all the BJP’s stronghold seats and the current position in 2024

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