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.Updated: May 23, 2019 10:55 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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.
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
First Published: May 09, 2019 13:28 IST