Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahasamund constituency, Chhattisgarh

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: constituency profile of Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahasamund constituency, Chhattisgarh(Sarangadhara Bishoi)
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahasamund constituency, Chhattisgarh(Sarangadhara Bishoi)
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 01:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Chandulal Sahu is the sitting member of Parliament from Mahasamund seat in Chhattisgarh.

Chandulal Sahu defeated Ajit Jogi of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Jogi left the Congress party in 2016. Chandulal Sahu won the seat in the general election in 2009.

State: Chhattisgarh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mahasamund

Date of voting: April 18

2019 candidates: Chunnilal Sahu (BJP), Dhanendra Sahu (Congress), Dhansing Kosariya (BSP)

Sitting MP, Party: Chandulal Sahu, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 1,217

Runner up name, party: Ajit Jogi, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,131,209

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 74.63%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,937

Number of women voters: 758,471

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