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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Raipur constituency, Chhattisgarh

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Raipur constituency, Chhattisgarh

constituency watch Updated: Mar 19, 2019 16:02 IST
Hindustan Times
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Raipur constituency, Chhattisgarh (AFP)

Ramesh Bais of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the current member of Parliament from Raipur Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh.

Ramesh Bais, who has won from this general seat from 1996, defeated the Congress party’s Satya Narayan Sharma in the Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Bais has served as a Union minister in the past.

State: Chhattisgarh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Raipur

Sitting MP, Party: Ramesh Bais, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 171,646

Runner up name, party: Satya Narayan Sharma, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,250,845

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 65.69%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,061

Number of women voters: 925,097

First Published: Mar 19, 2019 16:02 IST