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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajnandgaon Constituency, Chhattisgarh

Lok Sabha Elections 2019:Constituency profile of Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:41 IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019:  Rajnandgaon Constituency, Chhattisgarh
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajnandgaon Constituency, Chhattisgarh(REUTERS)
         

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.

State: Chhattisgarh

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

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