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Election Results 2019: Rajgarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh

For the elections due on May 12 , the BJP has once again fielded Rodmal Nagar while the Congress is pinning its hopes on Mona Sustani.

constituency watch Updated: May 23, 2019 10:43 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Rajgarh Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,Rajgarh Profile,Madhya Pradesh
Rajgarh in MAdhya Pradesh will vote on MAy 12, the sixth phase of polling for Lok Sabha elections 2019.(PTI file photo)

The Rajgarh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 parliamentary constituencies in Madhya Pradesh

Rajgarh is an important Lok Sabha constituency since it has seen many prominent leaders of the Congress in power.

Rajgarh, which was won by the BJP’s Rodmal Nagar who defeated Amlabe Narayan Singh of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, is likely to be a difficult seat for the BJP to win due to alleged resentment among the party cadres.

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Allegations of poor performance against sitting BJP MP Rodmal Nagar’s in the past five years is also a reason for resentment among the party cadre as well as the local populace.

For the elections which were held on May 12 , the BJP has once again fielded Rodmal Nagar while the Congress is pinning its hopes on Mona Sustani.

Here’s all you need to know about the Rajgarh Lok Sabha Constituency

State: Madhya Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Rajgarh

Date of polling: May 12

Contesting Candidates: Rodmal Nagar (BJP), Mona Sustani (Congress)

Sitting MP, Party: Rodmal Nagar, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 228,737

Runner up name, party: Amlabe Narayan Singh, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 991,071

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 73

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,001

Number of women voters: 412,072

First Published: May 09, 2019 14:04 IST