Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Bastar constituency, Chhattisgarh
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Dinesh Kashyap is the sitting member of Parliament from Bastar Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh.
Dinesh Kashyap won in the Lok Sabha election in 2014 after he defeated Congress’ Dinesh Karma from the seat reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates. Kashyap was the winner in 2009 Lok Sabha election as well.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bastar
2019 candidates: Baiduram Kashyap (BJP), Deepak Baij (Congress)
Date of polling: April 11
2019 candidates: Dipak Baij (Congress), Baiduram Kashyap (BJP)
Sitting MP, Party: Dinesh Kashyap, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 124,359
Runner up name, party: Dinesh Karma, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 769,913
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 59.31%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,765
Number of women voters: 665,245