India 1991 Parliamentary election - National alliances, vote share, seats won and key events.

by theDataTalks . 29 Aug 2020

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The below pie chart shows the number of wons for each political party.

The below pie chart shows the number of wons for each political alliance.

The government formed after 1989 parliamentary election got dissolved within 18 months and the next election was held in 1991. Due to insurgency, the voting in the state of Jammu & Kashmir was not held and due to violent activities, the voting in the state of Punjab was held in 1992. 1992 Punjab election results were merged with 1991 election results in this analysis.

Also, the voting was not held in two constituencies of Bihar & one constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

Mandal-Mandir, Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid issue & the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi are the three major deciding factors for this election. Out of 521 constituencies. Indian National Congress (INC) got 244 seats and it proved its majority with support from left parties, which had given a stable government for the next five years.

Out of 51.15 crore electors, the voter turns out was 28.58 crores, which is calculated to a polling percentage of 55.9%.
5.58 crore voters have chosen BJP, which is 20.1% more compared to the 1989 election.
10.12 crore voters have chosen INC, which is 15% less compared to the 1989 election.

The data file in *.CSV format can be downloaded from India 1991 Parliamentary Election

The below table shows the won candidate details for each parliamentary constituency.
The values are first sorted by state name & then by constituency name.

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