Jodhpur Rajasthan Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Jodhpur Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Rajasthan Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Jodhpur Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Jodhpur MP Issues

 

Jodhpur  Rajasthan Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Jodhpur   Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Rajasthan Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Jodhpur   Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Jodhpur   MP Issues

About the Constituency:

Jodhpur Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan, which presently comprises of eight Vidhan Sabha segments and came into existence prior to the 1952 elections. 1,506,821 is the total electorate count in the Jodhpur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 16). Out of these 800,058 number of electorates are males and the remaining 706,763 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.’

About Jodhpur:

The administrative headquarters of Jodhpur District is situated in the city of Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is located in the western part of the state at a distance of about 250 km from the international border of Pakistan. The city lies at an average elevation of 231 meters and covers an area of 112.40 sq. km. Hindi is the official language of Jodhpur. 

As per the census data of 2011, Jodhpur has a population of 1,033,918 of which 52.62% are males and 12.24% of the total population is children below the age of six. The city of Jodhpur has an average literacy rate of 81.56%, 88.42% of male literacy and 73.93% female literacy. Hinduism is the predominant religion here with 93% majority. The Handicrafts industry contributes to the majority of the economy of Jodhpur. It is also developing fast as an education hub for higher studies in western India with branches of premier institutes like IIT and AIIMS in besides numerous other notable institutions. National Highways NH-65, 112 and 114 pass through the city.

A  Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Chandresh Kumari Katoch

Age

69

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Indian National Congress

Gender

Female

Educational Qualification

Under Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

5

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

42

Attendance

78%