Bastar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bastar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 11 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Chhattisgarh state in central India. This Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

It is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
83 Kondagaon ST Bastar
84 Narayanpur ST Narayanpur
85 Bastar ST Bastar
86 Jagdalpur None Bastar
87 Chitrakot ST Bastar
88 Dantewada ST Dantewada
89 Bijapur ST Bijapur
90 Konta ST Dantewada

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Muchaki Kosa Independent
Second 1957-62 Surti Kistaiya Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Lakhmu Bhawani Independent
Fourth 1967-71 Jhadoo Ram Sunder Lal Independent
Fifth 1971-77 Lambodar Baliar Independent
Sixth 1977-80 D. P. Shah Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Laxman Karma Indian National Congress (Indira)
Eighth 1984-89 Mankuram Sodhi Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Mankuram Sodhi Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Mankuram Sodhi Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Mahendra Karma Independent
Twelfth 1998-99 Baliram Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Baliram Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Baliram Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-11 Baliram Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
2011- 14 Dinesh Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
Sixteenth 2014–Incumbent Dinesh Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Bastar

[3]

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AAP Soni Sori
BJP Dinesh Kashyap
INC Deepak Karma (Bunty)
BSP Ad. Manbodh Baghel
CPI Bimala Sori
SP Shankar Thakur
API Arjun Singh Thakur
CPI(ML) Red Star Devchand Duruv
Majority
Turnout
[[|N/A]] hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final notification on delimitation of Chhattisgarh constituencies" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. 2008-06-02. Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  2. ^ "CandidateAC.xls file on assembly constituencies with information on district and parliamentary constituencies". Chhattisgarh. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-11-22. 
  3. ^ Election Commission of India. List of contesting candidates