Kanker (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kanker is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1967 Trilokshah Lal Priendra Shah Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 Arvind Netam Indian National Congress
1977 Aghan Singh Thakur Janata Party
1980 Arvind Netam Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Arvind Netam Indian National Congress
1989 Arvind Netam Indian National Congress
1991 Arvind Netam Indian National Congress
1996 Chhabila Netam Indian National Congress
1998 Sohan Potai Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Sohan Potai Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Sohan Potai Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Sohan Potai Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Vikram Dev Usendi Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Mohan Mandavi Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Kanker
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Mohan Mandavi 5,46,233 47.12
INC Biresh Thakur 5,39,319 46.53
NOTA None of the Above 26,713 2.3
Majority 6,914 0.59
Turnout 11,60,243 74.42
BJP gain from INC Swing

General election 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Kanker
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vikram Usendi 465215
INC Foolodevi Netam 430057
Majority
Turnout
BJP hold Swing {{{swing}}}

Assembly segments[edit]

Kanker Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates.[1] It is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Sihawa constituency is in Dhamtari district. Sanjari Balod, Dondi Lohara and Gunderdehi are in Balod district. Antagarh, Bhanupratappur and Kanker covers the Kanker district. Keshkal constituency is part of Kondagaon district. Excluding Sanjari Balod and Gunderdehi, all assembly constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final notification on delimitation of Chhattisgarh constituencies" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. 2 June 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2006. Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  2. ^ "CandidateAC.xls file on assembly constituencies with information on district and parliamentary constituencies". Chhattisgarh. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2008.