Raipur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Raipur is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Bhupendra Nath Misra Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 Birendra Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Keshar Kumari Devi Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967–71 Lakhan Lal Gupta Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Vidya Charan Shukla Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Purushottam Kaushik Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Keyur Bhushan Indian National Congress (Indira)
Eighth 1984-89 Keyur Bhushan Indian National Congress (Indira)
Ninth 1989-91 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Tenth 1991-96 Vidya Charan Shukla Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Twelfth 1998-99 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifteenth 2009-14 Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Ramesh Bais Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

2014 results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Raipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramesh Bais 6,54,922 52.36 +3.17
INC Satya Narayan Sharma 4,83,276 38.64 -2.75
AAP Sandeep Tiwari 15,139 1.21 N/A
BSP Guruji Virendra Kumar Dahariya 13,147 1.05 -1.22
Independent Om Prakash Dande 12,699 1.02 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 5,796 0.46 N/A
Majority 1,71,646 13.72 +5.92
Turnout 12,50,845 65.69 +18.69
BJP hold Swing +3.17

2009 results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Raipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramesh Bais 3,64,943 49.19
INC Bhupesh Baghel 3,07,042 41.39
BSP Vidhya Devi Sahu 16,853 2.27
Independent Navin Gupta 8,123 1.09
Independent Shrikant Kaser 6,208 0.84
Majority 57,901 7.80
Turnout 7,41,861 47.00
BJP hold Swing

2004 results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2004: Raipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ramesh Bais 3,76,029 54.54
INC Shyama Charan Shukla 2,46,510 35.75
BSP Dr. Heeraman Banjare 32,252 4.68
Majority 1,29,519 18.79
Turnout 6,89,517 50.32
BJP hold Swing

Assembly segments[edit]

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

All nine assembly segments are in Raipur district. This district also contains two other assembly constituencies that are part of Janjgir-Champa (Lok Sabha constituency) and two assembly constituencies that are part of Mahasamund (Lok Sabha constituency). Arang constituency is reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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