Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile of Bilaspur, ChhattisgarhUpdated: Apr 18, 2019 15:57 IST
Lakhan Lal Sahu of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the current member of Parliament from Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh.
Lakhan Lal Sahu defeated Congress’ Karuna Shukla, the niece of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in 2014 Lok Sabha election from this general seat. She had resigned from the BJP in February 2014. Dilip Singh Judeo of the BJP had won the seat in 2009. He died in 2013.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bilaspur
Date of voting: April 23
2019 candidates: Atal Shrivastav (Congress), Arun Sao (BJP), Uttam Das Guroo Gosai (BSP)
Sitting MP, Party: Lakhan Lal Sahu, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 176,436
Runner up name, party: Karuna Shukla, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,090,457
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 63.13%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,908
Number of women voters: 838,103
First Published: Mar 19, 2019 15:46 IST