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The Chhattisgarh has 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and Raigarh is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 23,58,546 people stay in Raigarh. Out of them, 11.70% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 23,58,546 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 14.21% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 85.79% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,05,824. Of them, 8,07,353 and 7,98,471 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Raigarh were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Vishnudev Sai defeated INC's Arti Singh by a huge margin of 216,750 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 78%.
The result of Raigarh is out, as GOMATI SAI of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against LALJEET SINGH RATHIA (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 658335 votes and won by a margin of 66,027 votes.
Shiv Sena fielded Vijay Lakara while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Innocent Kujur. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Laljeet Singh Rathiya.