The parliamentary constituency of Durg, which covers the entire region of the Durg district in Chhattisgarh, is one of the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in this Central Indian state. The total number of electorates in the Durg Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 7)>according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,620,400 of which 829,756 are males and 790,644 are females. This constituency is one of Chhattisgarh’s most politically sensitive and principal concerns of the government, as it is frequently raided by the Red rebels whose hideouts is in this state.Durg city which is a crucial agricultural market in the state, and an integral part of the Durg parliamentary constituency, is the administrative headquarters of the Durg district. With a population of 33,43,079 people as per the 2011 Census of India, this district situated in the western regions of the state, is a significant industrial belt in Chhattisgarh. The Bhilai Steel Plant provides the backbone of the economy in the Durg city, the third largest city in Chhattisgarh, after Raipur and Bilaspur.The famous musical narration of the Mahabharata called Pandwani, was popularized in this parliamentary constituency. Out of the nine assembly constituencies that constitute the Durg parliamentary constituency, only two segments of Ahiwara and Nawagarh are reserved for candidates of the scheduled castes.
Durg Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Durg Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Durg 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 Durg constituency is Tamradhwaj Sahu of INC.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||7||Durg||GEN||Tamradhwaj Sahu ||M ||INC ||570687 ||Saroj Pandey ||M ||BJP ||553839|
|2009||7||Durg||GEN||Saroj Pandey||F||BJP||283170||Pradeep Choubey||M||INC||273216|
|2004||10||Durg||GEN||Tarachand Sahu||M||BJP||382757||Bhupesh Baghel||M||INC||321289|
|1999||21||Durg||GEN||Tara Chand Sahu||M||BJP||389777||Pradeep Choubey||M||INC||345259|
|1998||21||Durg||GEN||Tarachand Sahu||M||BJP||384901||Jageshwar Sahu||M||INC||316183|
|1996||21||Durg||GEN||Tarachand Sahu||M||BJP||269450||Pyare Lal Belchandan||M||INC||243703|
|1991||21||Durg||GEN||Chandulal Chandrakar||M||INC||270506||Manarakhan Lal Sahu||M||BJP||182767|
|1989||21||Durg||GEN||Purushottam Kaushik||M||JD||335131||Chhandulal Chandrakar||M||INC||225098|
|1984||21||Durg||GEN||Chandulal Chandrakar ||M||INC||311000||Dharampal Singh Gupta||M||BJP||138406|
|1980||21||Durg||GEN||Chandulal Chanrakar||M||INC(I)||183208||Mohan Bhaiya||M||JNP||70904|
|1977||21||Durg||GEN||Mohan Bhaiya||M||BLD||177922||Chandoolal Chandrakar||M||INC||126347|
|1971||18||Durg||GEN||Chandoolal Chandrakar||M||INC||163195||Mohanlal Bakliwal ||M||NCO||42188|
|1967||18||Durg||GEN||V.Y. Tamaskar||M||INC||108498||M. Bakaliwal||M||IND||74180|
|1962||19||Durg||GEN||Mohanlal Bakliwal||M||INC||88539||Vishwanath Yadava Tamasker||M||PSP||59671|
|1957||18||Durg||GEN||Mohanlal Bakliwal||M||INC||85756||Ratnakar Jha ||M||PSP||48709|
|1951||5||Durg||GEN||W. S. Kirolikar||M||INC||121648||Gangaprasad ||M||CPI||29422|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Durg Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Durg parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on June 25, 2020