Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahasamund constituency, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: constituency profile of Mahasamund, ChhattisgarhUpdated: Apr 12, 2019 13:42 IST
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.
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