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Antagarh (Chhattisgarh) Assembly Constituency Elections


Antagarh News And Updates

September 20, 2014 05:14 PM
None of the Above (NOTA) stood second with 13,506 voters in the Antagarh assembly by-poll in Chhattisgarh expressing their displeasure with both the..... Read More
September 20, 2014 10:39 AM
Chhattisgarh by polls counting which was scheduled to happen today resulted in BJP candidate Bhoj Raj Nag's  victory. He secured 45242 vote..... Read More
September 20, 2014 10:05 AM
As per various media surces the counting of votes for the Antagarh assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh will be held today. Counting shall start by..... Read More
September 13, 2014 05:27 PM
Polling in the Antagarh assembly by-poll in Chhattisgarh ended at 3 p.m. with 40-45 percent voters casting their ballots. A total of 1.51 lakh ..... Read More
September 13, 2014 11:27 AM
Balloting for the Antagarh assembly bypoll in Chhattisgarh progressed at a slow pace Saturday, officials said. Around 18 percent of the 1.51 la..... Read More

About Antagarh Assembly (Vidha Sabha) Constituency – Bye Elections 2014

By-election in Antagarh assembly constituency of Chhattisgarh is scheduled to be held on September 13, 2014. However, announcement of result for this assembly segment has been postponed to September 20, 2014 due to weather conditions. By-election is taking place in Antagarh because sitting MLA from BJP Vikram Usendi got elected to the parliament last May. While Bhojraj Nag is the BJP candidate, Roopdhar Pundo is the candidate of Ambedkarite Party of India (API) in the coming by-election. The contest was originally between Congress and BJP but sudden withdrawal of candidature by INC’s Manturam Pawar along with other independent candidates changed the entire scenario. It seems BJP will have a cakewalk here. Last two assembly elections were won by BJP. During 2013 Assembly election, Vikram Usendi of BJP won over Manturam Pawar of Congress by 5171 votes.

Antagarh is located in Kanker district of Bastar. Halba, Gondwana, and Bengali communities play important roles during Antagarh assembly elections. Some of the main political issues of all time include demand for forest land transfer to tribals, issuance of ration cards, reservation for tribal students, etc. ST and SC population together account for more than 50 per cent of total population in this constituency.


Sitting and previous MLAs from Antagarh (ST) Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Antagarh (ST) assembly elections conducted so far.

yearAC No. AC nameType of ACWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner upGenderPartyVote
2014(By poll)79Antagarh(ST)Bhoj Raj NagMBJP51530Rupdhar PudoMAPI12086
201379Antagarh(ST)Vikram Usendi MBJP53477Manturam PawarMINC48306
200879Antagarh(ST)Vikram UsendiMBJP37255Mantu Ram Pawar MINC37146

Last Updated on July 25, 2015



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