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Bastar Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

A stronghold of the BJP, the Bastar parliamentary constituency is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies that represent the Central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
The Bastar Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 10) has a total of 1,193,116 electorates out of which 609,710 are females and 583,406 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. This Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled tribes. Situated in the Bastar district in the southern regions of Chhattisgarh, the Bastar Lok Sabha seat is a politically volatile and extremely unstable constituency, as it often suffers due to Maoist insurgencies. In a recent Maoist attack in the Bastar district in May 2013, many Congressmen lost their lives.  

With a population of 14,11,647 people according to the 2011 Census, Bastar district is currently a part of the Red Corridor. Surrounded by the Maoist-prone Dantewada district on its south and south-west, the Bastar constituency is a very sensitive seat at the heart of the country.  

The Bastar parliamentary constituency was part of Madhya Pradesh until in 2000, when a separate state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The economy in the state survives on under developed agricultural techniques, though some big industries in the region such as Tata Steel Plant and Nagarnar Steel Plant have already made way into the district.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Bastar Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Bastar parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Bastar constituency is Shri Dinesh Kashyap of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201410Bastar(ST)Dinesh Kashyap M BJP 385829 Deepak Karma (Bunty) M INC 261470
2011By PollsBastar(ST)Dinesh KashyapMBJP286691Kawasi LakhmaMINC197807
200910Bastar(ST)Baliram KashyapMBJP249373Shankar SodiMINC149111
20049Bastar(ST)Baliram KashyapMBJP212893Mahendra KarmaMINC158520
199920Bastar(ST)Baliram KashyapMBJP155421Mahendra KarmaMINC134684
199820Bastar(ST)Baliram KashyapMBJP151484Mankuram SodiMINC134603
199620Bastar(ST)Mahendra KarmaMIND124322Mankuram SodhiMINC110265
199120Bastar(ST)Mankuram SodhiMINC87993Rajaram TodemMBJP70973
198920Bastar(ST)Mankuram SodiMINC101131Sampat Singh BhandariMBJP64905
198420Bastar(ST)Mankuram Sodi MINC118729Mahendra KarmaMCPI42419
198020Bastar(ST)Laxman KarmaMINC(I)62014Samaruram ParganiaMJNP46964
197720Bastar(ST)Drigpal Shah Keshri ShahMBLD101007Lambodar BaliyarMINC50953
197117Bastar(ST)Lambodar BaliyarMIND42207Piluram KriparamMIND34713
196717Bastar(ST)J. SundarlalMIND53798R. Jhadoo MBJS36531
196217Bastar(ST)Lakhmu BhawaniMIND87557Boda DadaMIND61348
195719Bastar(ST)Surti KistaiyaMINC140961Boda Dara (St) MIND41684
19517Bastar(ST)Muchaki KosaMIND177588Surti KistayaMINC36257

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Bastar Constituency

Name of MP Shri Dinesh Kashyap
Age 56
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A. (Political Science)
Activities of Shri Dinesh Kashyap in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 6
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 4
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Bastar Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Bastar parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Kondagaon (ST) Jagdalpur Bijapur (ST)
Narayanpur (ST) Chitrakoot (ST) Konta (ST)
Bastar (ST) Dantewada (ST)

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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