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 Jaipur City Parliamentary Constituency

Jaipur pronunciation (help info) (Hindi: जयपुर), also popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan state, India. Historically rendered as Jeypore, Jaipur is the former capital of the princely state of Jaipur. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 5 million residents. Built of pink stucco in imitation of sandstone, the city is remarkable among pre-modern Indian cities. Together with the north Indian cities of Delhi and Agra, Jaipur is the third city of the `Golden Triangle'.

Jaipur, with its enchanting heritage, culture, and art has mesmerized the world for centuries. Interestingly, Jaipur has now also started featuring prominently on the list of an entirely new set of people. The investor community. Gateway to the large markets in north, today, Jaipur is one of the rapidly growing economies in India. Jaipur's business environment is powered by an enterprise-friendly government, good infrastructure and a young & highly skilled workforce. The remarkably peaceful and politically stable state offers a set of unique advantages and opportunities for profitable investment in Industrial sector.

Jaipur extends from Latitude 26.55" N to Longitude 75.49" E is separated from the Thar Desert by the Aravalli Hills.

Presently, Jaipur Lok Sabha constituency comprises eight Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

1. Hawa Mahal 
Hawa Mahal ("Palace of Winds" or “Palace of the Breeze”), is a palace in Jaipur, India. It was built in 1798 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. The palace is a five-storey pyramidal shaped monument that rises to a height of 50 feet (15 m) from its high base.
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2. Vidhyadhar Nagar 
Vidyadhar Nagar is a small place in the Jaipur city. Vidyadhar Nagar lies in the north west region of Jaipur. Vidyadhar Nagar is separated from the mainland by Amanishah Nala that runs throughout the length of Jaipur from north to south. It is a small commercial area and is provided with a good number of schools, colleges and other institutes. The place constitutes the peripheral regions of Jaipur. Vidyadhar Nagar Marg joins the region with the Jaipur city.
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3. Civil Lines 
Civil Lines lies to the west of Jaipur city. The Civil Lines area of Jaipur is the seat of the Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Civil Lines Jaipur is a posh residential area with important state dignataries residing at this place. The Raj Bhavan is grounded in the Civil Lines. The civil lines area is about 11 kms from Sanganer (Jaipur) Airport. Ajmer Road from central Jaipur leads to Civil Lines.
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4. Kishan Pole 
The specialities of Kishanpole bazaar are exotic ornamental items, wooden furniture and textiles. Especially, wooden furniture is the major eye-catcher of Kishanpole bazaar. Genuine, Imperial furniture and wooden objet d’arts from Kishanpole bazaar are notorious for their complex workmanship and implausible quality.
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5. Adarsh Nagar 
Adarsh Nagar is situated towards the east of Jaipur city centre. The place is an important commercial centre in the city of Jaipur. It is about 3 kms from the centre.The place is well connected to the rest of the city. The place is about 5 kms from the Central Bus Stand and bus services from Sanganer Gate or Indira Circle provide means to move into the region.
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6. Malviya Nagar 
Malviya Nagar is an affluent region in South Jaipur, and is close to Durgapura, Jawahar Nagar, Jagatpura and Sanganer. It is named after the noted freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya. It is also one of the constituencies of Jaipur District. The region is a buzzing commercial center with many industrial and commercial units. The place has its share of excellent schools, colleges, hospitals, multiplexes and malls which cater to the whole city. Malviya Nagar is well connected through the public transport system. Also the Jaipur International Airport Terminal 2 for domestic flights is within 5–10 minutes drive from most parts of the region.
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7. Sanganer 
Sanganer is a village situated 16 km south of Jaipur, the capital of Indian state of Rajasthan. It is famous for handmade paper industry, textile printing and for Jain temples. Sanganer prints are one of its own kinds, for the reason that patterns in bright colors are always printed on white backgrounds. Sanganeri Hand block printing received the geographical indication (GI) tag in 2010. The handmade paper industry began with the idea of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728. Around 10 handmade paper industries are present in Sanganer. Krishan Lal Balmiki the member of Rajya Sabha, was also from Sanganer (born 10 July 1942,Died 21 April 2010). Currently, The current BJP MLA is Mr. Ghanshyam Tiwari. The nearby located is one of the biggest rajasthan housing board colony, Pratap nagar. ALso the SItapura industrial area is also located near.
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8. Bagru 
As of 2001 India census, Bagru had a population of 22,089. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bagru has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 66% of the males and 34% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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Mahesh Joshi (born 14 September 1954) is an Indian Politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Jaipur constituency, Rajasthan in 2009.

Members of Parliament
Lok SabhaDurationName of M.P.Party Affiliation
First1952-57Daulat MalIndian National Congress
Second1957-62Harish Chandra SharmaIndependent
Third1962-67Gayatri DeviSwatantra Party
Fourth1967-71Gayatri DeviSwatantra Party
Fifth1971-77Gayatri DeviSwatantra Party
Sixth1977-80Satish Chandra AgrawalJanata Party
Seventh1980-84Satish Chandra AgrawalJanata Party
Eighth1984-89Nawal Kishore SharmaIndian National Congress
Ninth1989-91Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Tenth1991-96Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Eleventh1996-98Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Twelfth1998-99Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth1999-04Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth2004-2009Girdhari Lal BhargavaBharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth2009-2014Mahesh JoshiIndian National Congress

No. of Electors1684541Polling Stations1576
No. of Contestants25Polling %ageNA

S. No.NamePartyVotes
1GHANSHYAM TIWARIBJP381339
2MAHESH JOSHIINC397438
3VIJAY PESHWANIBSP6591
4NIHAL CHANDRJVP632
5SHYAM LAL VIJAYRBD561
6HARGOVIND SINGHJGP1455

Jaipur CityTotalMaleFemale
Population3,073,3501,619,2801,454,070
Literates2,272,7241,282,140990,584
Children (0-6)378,788204,320174,468
Average Literacy (%)84.3490.6177.41
Sex ratio898  
Child Sex ratio854  

Architecture
The city was planned according to Indian Vastu Shastra (Vedic Planning for the comfort and prosperity of the citizens). The directions of each street and market are East to West and North to South. The Eastern gate is called Suraj (Sun) Pol, while the Western gate is called Chand (Moon) Pol. There are three gates facing East, West, and North and a Northern gate (known as Zorawar Singh gate) which faces toward the ancestral capital of Amber, while many gates face South. For Jai Singh II and his advisor Vidyadhar, the founding of Jaipur was a ritual and opportunity to plan a whole town according to the principles of Hindu architectural theory.

Climate
Jaipur has a hot semi-arid climate receiving over 650 millimetres (26 in) of rainfall annually but most rains occur in the monsoon months between June and September. Temperatures remain relatively high throughout the year, with the summer months of April to early July having average daily temperatures of around 30 °C (86 °F). During the monsoon there are frequent, heavy rains and thunderstorms, but flooding is not common. The winter months of November to February are mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15–18 °C (59–64 °F) and with little or no humidity. There are however occasional cold waves that lead to temperatures near freezing.



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