Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Madhya Pradesh’s Satna, a close fight between BJP and Congress
Keeping in mind the 2014 results and the relatively narrow victory margin of 8,688 votes by which BJP’s Ganesh Singh won, the Congress will be hoping to wrest the Satna Lok Sabha constituency from the BJP.Updated: May 01, 2019, 22:13 IST
Satna is one of the 29 Lok Sabha Constituencies of Madhya Pradesh.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Satna Lok Sabha seat was won by BJP’s Ganesh Singh, who had won the seat twice earlier in 2004 and 2009.
Ganesh Singh had defeated Ajay Singh Rahul Bhaiyya of the Congress by a margin of 8,688 votes.
Satna has consistently voted for the BJP since 1998.
For the elections on May 6, the BJP has once again fielded its sitting MP Ganesh Singh who will go up against the Congress’s Raja Ram Tripathi.
Keeping in mind the 2014 results and the relatively narrow victory margin, the Congress will be hoping to wrest the seat from the BJP.
Here’s all you need to know about the Satna Lok Sabha constituency
State: Madhya Pradesh
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Satna
Date of polling: May 6
Contesting candidates: Ganesh Singh (BJP), Raja Ram Tripathi (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Ganesh Singh, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 8,688
Runner up name, party: Ajay Singh Rahul Bhaiyya, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 913,451
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,567
Number of women voters: 413,516