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Election Results 2019: Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, has chosen BJP since 1996

This time around, the BJP has fielded Raj Bahadur Singh as its candidate from the Sagar Lok Sabha constituency against Congress’s Prabhusingh Thakur.

constituency watch Updated: May 23, 2019 10:55 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Sagar Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,Sagar Profile,Madhya Pradesh Sagar General Elections 2019
Voters queue up to cast their votes at a polling station in Madhya Pradesh.(ANI Photo)

Sagar is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies of Madhya Pradesh.

The Sagar Lok Sabha seat has been reserved for the Scheduled Caste members since the elections of 1967.

The Sagar Lok Sabha constituency has consistently voted for the BJP since the 1996 elections.

Here’s all you need to know about Madhya Pradesh

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP’s Laxmi Narayan Yadav had defeated his Congress opponent Govind Singh Rajput by a margin of 120,737 votes.

This time around, the BJP had fielded Raj Bahadur Singh as its candidate from the Sagar Lok Sabha constituency against Congress’s Prabhusingh Thakur.

Here’s all you need to know about the Sagar Lok Sabha Constituency

State: Madhya Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Sagar

Date of Polling: May 12

Contesting Candidates: Raj Bahadur Singh (BJP), Prabhusingh Thakur (Congress)

Sitting MP, Party: Laxmi Narayan Yadav, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 120,737

Runner up name, party: Govind Singh Rajput, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 892,000

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 76

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,811

Number of women voters: 355,255

Also Read: Lok Sabha Election, Election Result 2019, Live Election Result, Election News

First Published: May 09, 2019 13:28 IST