Rajnandgaon of Chhattisgarh

Rajnandgaon

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Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

According to the census, the total population of Rajnandgaon is 23,59,659, among which 11.71% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 24.25% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 15.25% of voters live in urban areas while 84.75% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,88,095. Of them, 7,94,427 and 7,93,668 are male and female voters respectively.

The sitting MP Abhishek Singh from BJP defeated INC's Kamleshwar Verma by a huge margin of 235,911 votes in the previous elections.

For the 2019 general elections of Rajnandgaon, a total of 74% voters got inked.

In what qualifies as a great political thriller, SANTOSH PANDEY of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's BHOLA RAM SAHU by a margin of 111,966. After a close shave, SANTOSH PANDEY will now govern Rajnandgaon for the next five years.

Indian National Congress fielded Bhola Ram Sahu while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Ravita Lakra (Dhruv). Similarly, the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Santosh Pandey.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Ajay Pali

Shiv Sena

SHS

8366

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Baidya Shekhu Ram Verma

Ambedkarite Party of India

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0

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Bhola Ram Sahu

Indian National Congress

INC

550421

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Dr. Gojupal

Republican Party of India

RPI

0

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Kamini Sahu

Independent

IND

2445

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Kranti Gupta

Independent

IND

3713

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Mahendra Kumar Sahu

Forward Democratic Labour Party

FDLP

1519

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Pratima Santosh Washnik

Republican Paksha (Khoripa)

RP(K)

1506

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Ramkhilawan Dahariya

Independent

IND

5068

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Ravita Lakra (Dhruv)

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

17145

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Sachchidanand Kaushik

Independent

IND

12472

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Santosh Pandey

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

662387

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Sudesh Tikam

Independent

IND

12668

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Vishwanath Singh Porte

Gondwana Gantantra Party

GGP

3817

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