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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Bhind, Madhya Pradesh

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency watch of Bhind, Madhya Pradesh. Reserved for candidates from the scheduled castes, the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency is one of the more politically active Lok Sabha seats in the state.

constituency watch Updated: Mar 26, 2019 16:30 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Bhind is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies of Madhya Pradesh.

Reserved for candidates from the scheduled castes, the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency is one of the more politically active Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Since 1989, the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency has consistently voted for the BJP.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP’s Dr Bhagirath Prasad had defeated the Congress candidate Imarti Devi by a margin of 1,59,961 votes.

This time around, the BJP is fielding Sandhya Rai as its candidate for the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency.

Read: All you need to know about Madhya Pradesh

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 Bhind Lok Sabha constituency:

State: Madhya Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bhind (SC)

Date of polling: May 12

Sitting MP, Party: Dr. Bhagirath Prasad, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 159,961

Runner up name, party: Imarti Devi, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 729,367

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 72

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,846

Number of women voters: 259,481

First Published: Mar 26, 2019 16:30 IST