Durg of Chhattisgarh

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Durg is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies of Chhattisgarh.

As per the last census report, Durg houses 25,15,673 people. Out of them, 15.47% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 5.50% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 46.80% of voters are from urban areas while 53.20% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 18,55,781. Of them, 9,45,656 and 9,10,125 are male and female voters respectively.

Polling for Durg was held on Apr 23. In the last elections, INC's sitting MP Tamradwaj Sahu defeated BJP's Sushree Saroj Pandey by a small margin of 16,848 votes.

For the 2019 general elections of Durg, a total of 68% voters got inked.

In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's VIJAY BAGHEL crushed Indian National Congress's PRATIMA CHANDRAKAR by a margin of 391,978 to win Durg.

For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Geetanjali Singh while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Vijay Baghel. Kamlesh Kumar Nagarchi was the candiate from Shiv Sena.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Aatma Ram Sahu

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

2221

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Anoop Kumar Pandey

Independent

IND

7959

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Anurag Singh

Bhartiya Kisan Party

BKP

5435

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Arun Kumar Joshi

Independent

IND

6753

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Farid Mohammad Quraishi

Gondwana Gantantra Party

GGP

919

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Geetanjali Singh

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

20124

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Guru Dada Lokesh

Independent

IND

1420

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Hidar Bhati

Sarvadharam Party

SP

0

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Kamlesh Kumar Nagarchi

Shiv Sena

SHS

1097

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Malik Ram Thakur

Ambedkarite Party of India

API

1982

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Manoj Gaykwad Chhattisgarhiya

Independent

IND

4012

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Pitambar Lal Nishad

Bharat Prabhat Party

BPP

775

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Pokhraj Meshram

Bharatiya Prajatantrik Shudh Gandhiwadi Krish

BPSGK

0

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Pratima Chandrakar

Indian National Congress

INC

457396

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Praveen Tiwari

Independent

IND

3466

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Raj Kumar Gupta

Chhattisgarh Swabhiman Manch

CSM

1522

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Rajesh Kumar Dubey

Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party

BSCP

2114

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Sevakram Banjare

Rashtriya Jansabha Party

RJP

4072

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Sunil Kumar Markandey

Independent

IND

1003

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Tressa David

India Praja Bandhu Party

IPBP

797

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Vijay Baghel

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

849374

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