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Madhya Pradesh's Dewas is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 24,85,019 people stay in Dewas. Of them, 73.29% of voters belong to urban areas.
As per the last census report, Dewas houses 24,85,019 people. Out of them, 24.29% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 17,47,786. Of them, 9,06,724 and 8,41,032 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Manohar Untwal defeated INC's Sajjan Singh Verma by a huge margin of 260,313 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 71%.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's MAHENDRA SINGH SOLANKY crushed Indian National Congress's PRAHLAD SINGH TIPANYA by a margin of 372,249 to win Dewas.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Mahendra Singh Solanky while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Prahlad Singh Tipanya. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Badrilal 'Akela'.