Raipur Assembly Election 2019

Raipur Lok Sabha constituency went to polls on April 23, during the third phase of the 2019 general elections.

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Ramesh Bais

2014 Ramesh Bais

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Sunil Kumar Soni

2019 Sunil Kumar Soni

  • Sunil Kumar SoniBJP

About Raipur

In general elections of 2014, Ramesh Bais from Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP had won from the Raipur Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 1,71,646 votes. Mr Bais had received 6,54,922 votes while his nearest opponent Satya Narayan Sharma of the Congress got 4,83,276 votes.

In the 2009 general elections, Ramesh Bais defeated current state chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. Between 1989 and 2014, Ramesh Bais had been elected 7 times from Raipur Lok Sabha constituency, except for in 1991. That year Vidya Charan Shukla of the Congress won the Raipur seat.

There are 25 candidates contesting the 2019 general elections.

In Raipur, the BJP has fielded Sunil Soni, vice president of the state unit, while denying a ticket to seven-term MP Ramesh Bais. Mr Soni is pitted against Congress's Pramod Dubey, the mayor of the Raipur Municipal Corporation. Other candidates include Khilesh Kumar Sahu from BSP and 11 other independent candidates.

Raipur Lok Sabha constituency has 9 assembly segments under it. These include Baloda Bazar, Bhatapara, Dharsiwa, Raipur Rural, Raipur City West, Raipur City North, Raipur City South, Arang (SC) and Abhanpur.

Raipur Lok Sabha constituency went to polls on April 23, during the third phase of the 2019 general elections.

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