Rajnandgaon (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Rajnandgaon is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1957 Raja Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Raja Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress
1967 Padmawati Devi Indian National Congress
1971 Ramsahai Pandey Indian National Congress
1977 Madan Tiwary Janata Party
1980 Shivendra Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Shivendra Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress
1989 Dharmpal Singh Gupta Bharatiya Janata Party
1991 Shivendra Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress
1996 Ashok Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Motilal Vora Indian National Congress
1999 Dr. Raman Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Pradeep Gandhi Bharatiya Janata Party
2007^ Devwrat Singh Indian National Congress
2009 Madhusudan Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Abhishek Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Santosh Pandey Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019: Rajnandgaon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Santosh Pandey 6,62,387 50.68 -3.93
INC Bhola Ram Sahu 5,50,421 42.11 +7.52
BSP Ravita Lakra (Dhruv) 17,145 1.31 -0.43
NOTA NOTA 19,436 1.49 -1.26
Margin of victory 1,11,966 8.57
Turnout 13,07,878 76.20
BJP gain from INC Swing
General Election, 2014: Rajnandgaon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Abhishek Singh 6,43,473 54.61
INC Kamleshwar Verma 4,07,562 34.59
NOTA NOTA 32,385 2.75
BSP Anand Sahu 20,458 1.74
AKPI Narendra Bansod 11,704 0.99
Margin of victory 2,35,911 20.02
Turnout 11,78,296 74.56
BJP gain from INC Swing
1999 Indian general election: Rajnandgaon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Raman Singh 3,04,611 51.46
INC Motilal Vora 2,77,896 46.94
Independent Deosingh Nandeshwar 2,847 0.48
GGP Ramesh Kumar Gond 2,735 0.46
Majority 26,715 4.52
Turnout 5,91,992 59.37
BJP hold Swing
1998 Indian general election: Rajnandgaon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Motilal Vora 3,04,709
BJP Ashok Sharma 2,52,468
Majority 52,241
Turnout 6,19,439
INC hold Swing

Assembly segments[edit]

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

The six assembly constituencies cover the Rajnandgaon district, while 2 are from kabirdham district. Dongargarh constituency is reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates, whereas Mohla-Manpur constituency is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) 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. Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Final notification on delimitation of Chhattisgarh constituencies" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. 2 June 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008.