Durg (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Durg Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Chhattisgarh state in central India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Durg Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Patan (assembly constituency no. 62)
  2. Durg Rural (assembly constituency no. 63)
  3. Durg City (assembly constituency no. 64)
  4. Bhilai Nagar (assembly constituency no. 65)
  5. Vaishali Nagar (assembly constituency no. 66)
  6. Ahiwara (SC) (assembly constituency no. 67)
  7. Saja (assembly constituency no. 68)
  8. Bemetara (assembly constituency no. 69)
  9. Nawagarh (SC) (assembly constituency no. 70)

The first six assembly constituencies cover the Durg district. Saja, Bemetara and Nawagarh are in Bemetara district. Ahiwara and Nawagarh constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1952 Wasudeo S Kirolikar Indian National Congress
Guru Gosain Agam Dasji Indian National Congress
Bhagwati Charan Shukla Indian National Congress
1957 Mohan Lal Baklial Indian National Congress
1962 Mohan Lal Baklial Indian National Congress
1967 V Y Tamaskar Indian National Congress
1968^ Chandulal Chandrakar Indian National Congress
1971 Chandulal Chandrakar Indian National Congress
1977 Mohan Jain Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Chandulal Chandrakar Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Chandulal Chandrakar Indian National Congress
1989 Purushottam Kaushik Janata Dal
1991 Chandulal Chandrakar Indian National Congress
1996 Tarachand Sahu Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Tarachand Sahu Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Tarachand Sahu Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Tarachand Sahu Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Saroj Pandey Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Tamradhwaj Sahu Indian National Congress
2019 Vijay Baghel Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019: Durg
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vijay Baghel 8,49,374 61.02
INC Pratima Chandrakar 4,57,396 32.86
BSP Geetanjali Singh 20,124 1.45
Majority 3,91,978 28.16
Turnout 13,92,719 71.78
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2009: Durg
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Saroj Pandey 2,83,170 31.27
INC Pradeep Choubey 2,73,216 30.17
Independent Tarachand Sahu 2,61,879 28.92
Independent Shitkaran Mhilwar 17,928 2.01
BSP Raghunandan Sahu 17,760 1.96
Independent Anand Gautam 14,968 1.65
Majority 9,954 1.10
Turnout 9,05,519 55.90
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2004: Durg
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Tarachand Sahu 3,82,757 50.24
INC Bhupesh Baghel 3,21,289 42.17
BSP Shri Mataji 17,935 2.35
Independent Manharan Singh Chhedaiha 17,928 2.35
Independent Bharat Bhushan Pandey 8,078 1.06
Independent Balvinder Singh 3,462 0.45
Independent R.D. Jogansh 2,209 0.29
Indian Justice Party Kitan Noni Urf Kiran Beti 2,185 0.29
SP Sheikh Rasool 2,155 0.28
Independent Ashok Kumar Rajput 1,988 0.26
Independent Arun Joshi 1,829 0.24
Majority 61,468
Turnout 7,61,815 52.08
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CandidateAC.xls file on assembly constituencies with information on district and parliamentary constituencies". Chhattisgarh. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  2. ^ "Final notification on delimitation of Chhattisgarh constituencies" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. 2008-06-02. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-29. Retrieved 2008-11-23.