Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency: Korba, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency profile of KorbaUpdated: Apr 18, 2019 16:16 IST
Korba Lok Sabha constituency in Chhattisgarh is held by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Banshilal Mahto.
Banshilal Mahto won the Lok Sabha election 2014 by defeating Congress’ Charan Das Mahant. The Korba Lok Sabha seat came into existence in 2008 and the first Lok Sabha election was held in 2009 when Mahant won.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Korba
Date of voting: April 23
2019 candidates: Jyotsna Charandas Mahant (Congress), Jytoi Nand Dubey (BJP), Parmit Singh (BSP)
Sitting MP, Party: Banshilal Mahto, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 4,265
Runner up name, party: Charan Das Mahant, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,052,720
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 74.16%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,825
Number of women voters: 693,789