Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sidhi constituency in Madhya Pradesh
In 2014, BJP’s Riti Pathak defeated Indrajit Kumar of the Congress by over one lakh votes from this seat with eight assembly segmentsUpdated: Apr 25, 2019 15:57 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the keenly-watched seats of Madhya Pradesh with Congress stalwart Arjun Singh’s son Ajay Singh in the fray against sitting BJP MP Riti Pathak.
Ajay Singh has served as a minister during Digvijaya Singh’s tenure as the chief minister of the state and has also been the leader of opposition in the state assembly.
In 2014, Pathak defeated Indrajit Kumar of the Congress by over one lakh votes from this seat with eight assembly segments
The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.
Here’s all you need to know about the Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency:
State: Madhya Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Sidhi
Date of polling: April 29
2019 candidates: Riti Pathak (BJP), Ajay Arjun Singh (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Riti Pathak, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 108,046
Runner up name, party: Indrajeet Kumar, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 989,576
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 57
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,862
Number of women voters: 441,370
First Published: Apr 25, 2019 13:17 IST