Balaghat (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: बालाघाट लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency covers the entire Balaghat district and part of Seoni district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, since the delimitation of the parliamentary and legislative assembly constituencies in 2008, Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) segments:

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2009)[1]
108 Baihar ST Balaghat 163,201
109 Lanji None Balaghat 177,598
110 Paraswada None Balaghat 155,476
111 Balaghat None Balaghat 167,420
112 Waraseoni None Balaghat 150,025
113 Katangi None Balaghat 152,713
114 Barghat ST Seoni 178,641
115 Seoni None Seoni 191,461
Total: 1,336,535

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
Madhya Bharat State
1952 Chintaman Dhivruji Indian National Congress
Madhya Pradesh State
1957 Chintaman Dhivruji Indian National Congress
1962 Bholaram Ramaji Praja Socialist Party
1967 Chintaman Dhivruji Indian National Congress
1971 Chintaman Dhivruji Indian National Congress
1977 Kacharu Lal Hemraj Jain Republican Party of India (Khobragade)
1980 Nandkishore Sharma Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Nandkishore Sharma Indian National Congress
1989 Kankar Munjare Independent
1991 Vishveshwar Bhagat Indian National Congress
1996 Vishveshwar Bhagat Indian National Congress
1998 Gauri Shankar Chaturbhuj Bisen Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Prahlad Singh Patel Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Gauri Shankar Chaturbhuj Bisen Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 K. D. Deshmukh Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Bodh Singh Bhagat Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Dhal Singh Bisen Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Elections 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Balaghat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dhal Singh Bisen 6,96,102 50.74 +7.57
INC Madhu Bhagat 4,54,036 33.09 -1.45
BSP Kankar Munjare 85,177 6.21 +2.05
IND Bodh Singh Bhagat 47,220 3.44
NOTA None of the Above 4,242 0.31 -0.31
Majority 2,42,066 17.07 +8.44
Turnout 13,72,730 77.66 +9.34
BJP hold Swing

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Balaghat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Bodh Singh Bhagat 4,80,594 43.17
INC Hina Likhiram Kavre 3,84,553 34.54
SP Anubha Munjare 99,392 8.93
BSP Yogesh Nanaji Samrite 46,345 4.16
CPI Ashok Kumar Masih 20,297 1.82
NOTA None of the Above 6,922 0.62
Majority 96,041 8.63
Turnout 11,13,364 68.32
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2009: Balaghat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP K. D. Deshmukh 2,99,959 39.65
INC Vishveshwar Bhagat 2,59,140 34.25
RJD Kankar Munjare 48,800 6.45
BSP Ajab Lal 35,203 4.65
SP Kishor Samrite 29,525 3.90
GGP Bhaiya Balkrishna 20,645 2.73
Majority 40,819 5.40
Turnout 7,56,541 56.49
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

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