Which is the largest constituency in india?

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As of 2019, Malkajgiri is the largest Lok Sabha constituency by number of electors with 3,150,303. It first held elections in 2009 as a constituency of the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and its first member of parliament (MP) was Sarvey Sathyanarayana of the Indian National Congress.

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Also, Which is the largest constituency in India area wise?

It is the largest such constituency in India, in terms of area, with a total area of 173,266 square kilometres (66,898 sq mi), including regions of Gilgit-Baltistan and Aksai Chin, but currently, only 59,000 square kilometres (23,000 sq mi) are under control of the Indian administration.

In respect to this, Which is the smallest constituency in India?. As of 2014, it is the smallest Lok Sabha constituency by number of voters. Before its first election in 1967, its member of parliament (MP) was directly appointed by the President of India. Its first MP was K. Nalla Koya Thangal of the Indian National Congress (INC) who served two terms from 1957–67.

Accordingly, How big is a constituency in India?

There are currently 545 constituencies. The maximum size of the Lok Sabha as outlined in the Constitution of India is 543 members made up of up to 524 members representing people of the states of India and 13 members representing people from the Union Territories on the basis of their population.

Which of the following is the largest Lok Sabha constituency Areawise )?

Option C is the right answer. Ladakh is the biggest (territory astute) Lok Sabha voting demographic. The main five region insightful constituencies are: Ladakh (173,266 sq km), Barmer (71,601 sq km), Kutch (41,644 sq km), Arunachal West (40,572 sq km) and Arunachal East (39,749 sq km). So the correct answer is C.

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