The Rajnandgaon constituency covers more than one district of Chhattisgarh. Out of the eight Assembly constituencies that make up this Lok Sabha segment, two cover the Kabirdham District while six fall under the Rajnandgaon District.The Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6) consists of 1,411,051 number of electorates in totality, of these 706,213 are males and 704,838 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests.
Apart from the assembly segments of Mohla-Manpur and Dongargarh, which are respectively reserved for the so-called marginalised sections of the society, the remaining assembly segments are reserved for none. The total number of voters in the constituency is 8,30,581 (2009 estimates). This constituency is significant as the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh, hails from the Rajnandgaon District. Rajnandgaon is the primary town of the District as well as the administrative headquarters. Agriculture is the backbone of the economy, although heavy industries in the region, such as paper-making, steel and handicrafts are flourishing. The most highly acclaimed tourist destination is the Dongargarh tehsil headquarter, which houses the world-famous temple of Bamleshwari.
Rajnandgaon 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|
|Santosh Pandey||Bharatiya Janata Party||660956||0||1431||662387||50.68||Winner|
|Bhola Ram Sahu||Indian National Congress||549410||0||1011||550421||42.11||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||19423||0||13||19436||1.49||2nd Runner-up|
|Ravita Lakra (Dhruv)||Bahujan Samaj Party||17105||0||40||17145||1.31||3rd Runner-up|
|Sudesh Tikam||Independent||12659||0||9||12668||0.97||4th Runner-up|
|Sachchidanand Kaushik||Independent||12472||0||0||12472||0.95||5th Runner-up|
|Ajay Pali (Baba)||Shivsena||8364||0||2||8366||0.64||6th Runner-up|
|Ramkhilawan Dahariya||Independent||5065||0||3||5068||0.39||7th Runner-up|
|Baidya Shekhu Ram Verma (Guruji)||Ambedkarite Party Of India||4293||0||4||4297||0.33||8th Runner-up|
|Vishwanath Singh Porte||Gondvana Gantantra Party||3802||0||15||3817||0.29||9th Runner-up|
|Kranti Gupta||Independent||3710||0||3||3713||0.28||10th Runner-up|
|Kamini Sahu||Independent||2442||0||3||2445||0.19||11th Runner-up|
|Dr. Gojupal||Republican Party Of India (A)||1773||0||0||1773||0.14||12th Runner-up|
|Mahendra Kumar Sahu||Forward Democratic Labour Party||1518||0||1||1519||0.12||13th Runner-up|
|Pratima Santosh Washnik||Republican Paksha (Khoripa)||1504||0||2||1506||0.12||14th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Rajnandgaon Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Rajnandgaon 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 Rajnandgaon constituency is Shri Abhishek Singh of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||6||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Abhishek Singh ||M ||BJP ||643473 ||Kamleshwar Verma ||M ||INC ||407562|
|2009||6||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Yadav,Shri Madhusudan ||M||BJP||437721||Devwrat Singh||M||INC||321843|
|2007||By Polls||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Dev Wrat Singh ||M||INC||345009||Leela Ram Bhojwani ||M||BJP||293395|
|2004||11||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Pradeep Gandhi||M||BJP||314520||Devvrat Singh||M||INC||300197|
|1999||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Dr. Raman||M||BJP||304611||Motilal Vora||M||INC||277896|
|1998||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Motilal Vora||M||INC||304709||Ashok Sharma||M||BJP||252468|
|1996||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Ashok Sharma||M||BJP||222616||Shivendra Bahadur Singh||M||INC||163340|
|1991||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Shivendra Bahadur Singh||M||IND||178132||Dharampal Singh Gupta||M||BJP||130722|
|1989||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Dharam Pal Gupta||M||BJP||249389||Shivendra Bahadur Singh||M||INC||179195|
|1984||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Shivendra Bahadur Singh ||M||INC||165891||Kishorilal Shukla||M||IND||64838|
|1980||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Shivendra Bahadur Singh||M||INC(I)||121747||J.P.L. Francis||M||JNP||63251|
|1977||22||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Madan Tiwary||M||BLD||178476||Ram Sahai Pandey||M||INC||90543|
|1971||19||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Ramsahai Pandey||M||INC||157256||Padmawati Devi||F||NCO||58286|
|1967||19||Rajnandgaon||GEN||P. Devi||F||INC||132444||P. Roy||M||CPI||46004|
|1962||18||Rajnandgaon||GEN||Birendra Bahadur Singh||M||INC||76012||Shyamnarayan Kashmir||M||PSP||52044|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Rajnandgaon Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Rajnandgaon parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on March 20, 2020