Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajnandgaon Constituency, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019:Constituency profile of Rajnandgaon, ChhattisgarhUpdated: Apr 12, 2019 13:41 IST
Abhishek Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds the Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh.
Abhishek Singh, the son of the former chief minister of Chhattisgarh Raman Singh, defeated Kamleshwar Verma of the Congress party in the last Lok Sabha election in 2014 from the general seat. In 2009, Madhusudan Yadav of the BJP had won the seat.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Rajnandgaon
Date of voting: April 18
2019 candidates: Shri Santosh Pandey (BJP), Bholaram Sahu (Congress), Ravita Lakra (Dhruv) (BSP)
Sitting MP, Party: Abhishek Singh, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 235,911
Runner up name, party: Kamleshwar Verma, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,178,296
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 74.20%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,211
Number of women voters: 793,668
First Published: Mar 19, 2019 15:54 IST