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The Chhattisgarh has 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and Bastar is one of them.
As per the last census report, Bastar houses 20,64,572 people. Out of them, 2.72% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 70.32% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 15.23% of voters are from urban areas while 84.77% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 12,98,059 voters, there are 6,32,814 male voters while 6,65,245 voters are females.
The sitting MP Dinesh Kashyap from BJP defeated INC's Deepak Karma by a huge margin of 124,359 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Bastar, a total of 59% voters got inked.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, DEEPAK BAIJ won the Bastar. BAIDU RAM KASHYAP was defeated by a margin of 38,982 votes.
For this seat, Shiv Sena placed its bet on Suresh Kawasi while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Aaytu Ram Mandavi. Baidu Ram Kashyap was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.