The Surguja constituency in Chhattisgarh is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. Covering the entire district of Surguja, which is located in the northern regions of the state, this parliamentary constituency is one of the most politically volatile regions of the state, as it shares a fluid border with the state of Jharkhand, which has a heavy concentration of Maoists.
The Surguja Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 1) consists of 1,306,822 number of electorates in totality, of these 667,665 are males and 639,157 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. Hence the Surguja District, which is one of the oldest districts in the state, is currently part of the ‘Red Corridor’. The city of Ambikapur is the administrative headquarters of the Surguja District. Eight Vidhan Sabha constituencies make up the Surguja constituency, out of which Pratappur, Lundra, Ramanujganj, Sitapur and Samri segments are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. According to the 2011 census of India, the total population of the Surguja District is 2,361,329. Agriculture forms the backbone of the economy, as the region is covered with dense forests. The total number of voters in the constituency, according to the 2009 Lok Sabha election data, is 1,306,711.
Surguja 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|
|Renuka Singh Saruta||Bharatiya Janata Party||662428||0||1283||663711||51.82||Winner|
|Khel Sai Singh||Indian National Congress||504927||0||911||505838||39.5||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||29253||0||12||29265||2.29||2nd Runner-up|
|Asha Devi Poya||Gondvana Gantantra Party||24439||0||24||24463||1.91||3rd Runner-up|
|Maya Bhagat||Bahujan Samaj Party||18489||0||45||18534||1.45||4th Runner-up|
|Palsay Uranv||Independent||9404||0||10||9414||0.74||5th Runner-up|
|Ramnath Cherwa||Shoshit Samaj Dal||9056||0||4||9060||0.71||6th Runner-up|
|Mohan Singh Tekam||Shivsena||7158||0||3||7161||0.56||7th Runner-up|
|Guman Singh Poya||Ambedkarite Party Of India||5386||0||2||5388||0.42||8th Runner-up|
|Pawan Kumar Nag||Bahujan Mukti Party||4141||0||2||4143||0.32||9th Runner-up|
|Chandradeep Singh Korcho||Rashtriya Jansabha Party||3711||0||1||3712||0.29||10th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Surguja Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Surguja 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 Surguja constituency is Shri Kamalbhan Singh Marabi of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||1||Surguja||(ST)||Kamalbhan Singh Marabi ||M ||BJP ||585336 ||Ram Dev Ram ||M ||INC ||438100|
|2009||1||Surguja||(ST)||Singh,Shri Murarilal ||M||BJP||416532||Bhanu Pratap Singh||M||INC||256983|
|2004||1||Surguja||(ST)||Nand Kumar Sai||M||BJP||357108||Khelsay Singh||M||INC||253656|
|1999||12||Surguja||(ST)||Khel Sai Singh||M||INC||297778||Larang Sai||M||BJP||236352|
|1998||12||Surguja||(ST)||Larang Sai||M||BJP||295452||Khel Sai Singh||M||INC||274832|
|1991||12||Surguja||(ST)||Khelsai Singh||M||INC||169908||Larang Sai||M||BJP||122916|
|1989||12||Surguja||(ST)||Larangsai||M||BJP||206428||Vijay Pratap Singh||M||INC||132231|
|1984||12||Surguja||(ST)||Vijai Pratap Singh ||M||INC||180878||Larang Sai||M||BJP||93708|
|1971||10||Surguja||(ST)||Babunath Singh||M||INC||78859||Larang Sai ||M||BJS||54818|
|1967||10||Surguja||(ST)||B. Singh||M||INC||63385||S. Ram||M||BJS||52958|
|1962||10||Surguja||(ST)||Babunath Singh||M||INC||43505||Asan Ram ||M||JS||22228|
|1957||22||Surguja||(ST)||Singh Maharajkumar Chandikeshwar Sharan||M||INC||151100||Thakur Parasnath||M||IND||39925|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Surguja Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Surguja parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on March 20, 2020