Surguja of Chhattisgarh

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

As per the last census report, Surguja houses 23,59,886 people. Out of them, 4.90% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 55.11% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 10.29% of voters are from urban areas while 89.71% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,23,072. Of them, 7,71,303 and 7,51,769 are male and female voters respectively.

The sitting MP Kamalbhan Singh from BJP defeated INC's Ramdeo Tirkey by a huge margin of 147,236 votes in the previous elections.

For the 2019 general elections of Surguja, a total of 78% voters got inked.

After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Renuka Singh Saruta won the Surguja. Khel Sai Singh was defeated by a margin of 157,873 votes.

Indian National Congress fielded Khel Sai Singh while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Renuka Singh Saruta. Similarly, the Shiv Sena placed its bet on Mohan Singh Tekam.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Asha Devi Poya

Gondwana Gantantra Party

GGP

24463

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Chandradeep Singh Korcho

Rashtriya Jansabha Party

RJP

3712

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Guman Singh Poya

Ambedkarite Party of India

API

5388

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Khel Sai Singh

Indian National Congress

INC

505838

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Maya Prajapati

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

0

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Mohan Singh Tekam

Shiv Sena

SHS

7161

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Palsay Uranv

Independent

IND

9414

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Pawan Kumar Nag

Bahujan Mukti Party

BMP

4143

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Ramnath Cherwa

Shoshit Samaj Dal

SSD

9060

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Renuka Singh Saruta

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

663711

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