A pivotal vote-bank of the Congress, the Mahasamund Lok Sabha seat in the Maoism-infected state of Chhattisgarh is one of the 11 constituencies in the state. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Mahasamund Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 9) were 1,369,154 of which 685,462 are females and 683,692 are males. The Mahasamund constituency covers the entire district of Mahasamund, while spreading over portions of the Raipur and Dhamtari districts.Out of the eight Assembly constituencies that make up this Lok Sabha segment, only two segments, namely Saraipali and Dhamtari, are reserved for candidates belonging to the marginalized sections of society. The Saraipali, Basna, Khallari and Mahasamund assembly segments together cover the Mahasamund District, while Rajim and Bindranawagarh assembly segments are part of Raipur District. On the other hand, Kurud and Dharamjaigarh constituencies are part of the Dhamtari District. This Parliamentary constituency holds political significance, as it brought to power former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi of the Congress (2004 parliamentary elections). The economy in this region is solely reliant on agriculture, although heavy industries such as paper-making, steel and handicrafts are famous and growing. Mahasamund is a fairly sparsely populated region, having only 776,217 people (2011 census).
Mahasamund 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.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status|
|Chunni Lal Sahu||Bharatiya Janata Party||614924||0||1656||616580||50.44||Winner|
|Dhanendra Sahu||Indian National Congress||525229||0||840||526069||43.04||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||21218||0||23||21241||1.74||2nd Runner-up|
|Devendar Singh Thakur (Rajput)||Independent||15488||0||3||15491||1.27||3rd Runner-up|
|Dhansing Kosariya||Bahujan Samaj Party||11214||0||31||11245||0.92||4th Runner-up|
|Ashok Soni||Ambedkarite Party Of India||7729||0||4||7733||0.63||5th Runner-up|
|Santosh Banjare||Independent||7241||0||1||7242||0.59||6th Runner-up|
|Tarun Kumar Dadsena||Independent||4180||0||1||4181||0.34||7th Runner-up|
|Dr. Virendra Choudhary||Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party||2537||0||1||2538||0.21||8th Runner-up|
|Comrade Bhojlal Netam||Communist Party Of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star||2259||0||4||2263||0.19||9th Runner-up|
|Khilawan Singh Dhruw||Independent||2244||0||6||2250||0.18||10th Runner-up|
|Jagmohan Bhagwat Kosariya||Independent||2243||0||1||2244||0.18||11th Runner-up|
|Champalal Patel Guruji||Independent||1938||0||3||1941||0.16||12th Runner-up|
|Rohit Kumar Kosre||Rashtriya Jansabha Party||1316||0||1||1317||0.11||13th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Mahasamund Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Mahasamund 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 Mahasamund constituency is Shri Chandu Lal Sahu of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||9||Mahasamund||GEN||Chandu Lal Sahu (Chandu Bhaiya) ||M ||BJP ||503514 ||Ajit Jogi ||M ||INC ||502297|
|2009||9||Mahasamund||GEN||Sahu,Shri Chandu Lal ||M||BJP||371201||Motilal Sahu||M||INC||319726|
|2004||7||Mahasamund||GEN||Ajit Jogi||M||INC||414647||Vidhya Charan Shukla||M||BJP||296142|
|1999||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Shyama Charan Shukla||M||INC||340635||Chandra Shekhar Sahu " Champu"||M||BJP||325200|
|1998||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Chandrashekhar Sahu (Champu)||M||BJP||332874||Pawan Diwan||M||INC||285142|
|1996||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Pawan Diwan||M||INC||250521||Chandra Sekhar||M||BJP||243581|
|1991||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Pawan Diwan||M||INC||205362||Chandrashekar Sahu||M||BJP||183883|
|1989||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Vidyacharan Shukla||M||JD||243126||Pawan Diwan||M||INC||230232|
|1984||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Vidyacharan Shukla ||M||INC||233325||Ramesh ||M||BJP||94185|
|1980||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Vidya Charan Shukla Ravishankar Shukla||M||INC(I)||169098||Brijlal Verma||M||JNP||67201|
|1977||18||Mahasamund||GEN||Brijlal Verma||M||BLD||182054||Shrikrishna Agrawal||M||INC||102527|
|1971||14||Mahasamund||GEN||Krishna Agrawal||M||INC||82804||Gyashtri Kumari ||F||BJS||67247|
|1967||14||Mahasamund||GEN||V. Shukla||M||INC||103885||D. Singh||M||BJS||37799|
|1962||15||Mahasamund||GEN||Vidya Charan Shukla||M||INC||56664||Khoob Chand Baghel||M||PSP||53872|
|1952||By Polls||Mahasamund||GEN||M. Bagdi||M||KMPP||49938||Nemichand||M||INC||41770|
|1951||4||Mahasamund||GEN||Sheodas Daga ||M||INC||110886||Adwaitgir||M||KMPP||48292|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Mahasamund Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Mahasamund parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on June 25, 2020