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Mahasamund is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies of Chhattisgarh.
According to the census, the total population of Mahasamund is 21,84,389, among which 11.36% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 26.06% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 13.83% of voters live in urban areas while 86.17% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,15,747. Of them, 7,57,276 and 7,58,471 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Chandu Lal Sahu (Chandu Bhaiya) from BJP defeated INC's Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi by a small margin of 1,217 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Mahasamund, a total of 75% voters got inked.
The result of Mahasamund is out, as CHUNNI LAL SAHU of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against DHANENDRA SAHU (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 616580 votes and won by a margin of 90,511 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Dhansing Kosariya while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Chunni Lal Sahu. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Dhanendra Sahu.