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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile of Kanker, Chhattisgarh

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile of Kanker, Chhattisgarh

constituency watch Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:43 IST
Hindustan Times
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile of Kanker, Chhattisgarh(PTI)

Vikram Dev Usendi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the sitting member of Parliament from Kanker Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh.

Vikram Dev Usendi defeated Congress’ Phoolodevi Netam in the Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Before that, BJP’s Sohan Patoi won the election in 2009 on this seat reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates.

State: Chhattisgarh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Kanker

Date of voting: April 18

2019 candidates: Mohan Mandavi (BJP), Biresh Thakur (Congress), Sube Singh Dhurva (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: Vikram Dev Usendi, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 35,158

Runner up name, party: Phoolodevi Netam, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,016,943

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 70.24%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,781

Number of women voters: 725,435

First Published: Mar 19, 2019 16:21 IST