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Balaghat Lok Sabha Elections

Balaghat is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency covers the entire Balaghat district and part of Seoni district.

Voting for Madhya Pradesh's 29 parliamentary constituencies will take place in four phases between April 29 to May 19. Balaghat will go to polls on April 29, the fourth of the seven phase polls.

Voting in the by-poll to Chhindwara Assembly constituency would also be held on April 29.

The counting of votes will be held on May 23.

The BJP, which was in power in Madhya Pradesh since 1998 till the 2018 Assembly polls, had won 27 of the 29 seats in the state in 2014 Lok Sabha election. In the 2018 Assembly polls, the Congress won 114 seats while the BJP finished at 109 seats, seven short of a majority. The two parties were locked in a nail-biting contest.

For the upcoming election, BJP has fielded Dhal Singh Bisen from the seat against Congress' Madhu Bhagat. Other members in the fray are CPI's Ali MR Khan, Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party's Abhishek Bilhore, Bahujan Mukti Party's Karan Singh Naagpure among others.

Bahujan Samaj Party, who is contesting on 26 seats in Madhya Pradesh, has named Kankar Munjare from the seat. Munjare had contested as an Independent candidate from Balaghat in 1989 and had tasted victory against Congress candidate Nandkishore Sharma, who had twice represented the seat.

Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Baihar, Lanji, Paraswada, Balaghat, Waraseoni, Katangi, Barghat and Seoni.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Dr Dhal Singh Bisen BJP

Won

696102
Madhu Bhagat INC

Lost

454036
Kankar Munjare BSP

Lost

85177
Bodhsingh Bhagat IND

Lost

47220
Ali .M R. Khan CPI

Lost

9685
Jaisingh Tekam GGP

Lost

8711
Narayan Banjare IND

Lost

8463
Kishor Samrite IND

Lost

7365
Abhishek Bilhore BSCP

Lost

5922
Advocate Satyaprakash Shulke (Lodhi) MPJVP

Lost

5882
Makbool Shah IND

Lost

4787
Glg Tandekar IND

Lost

4504
Nota NOTA

Lost

4242
Baboo Rajendra Dhoke PPI(D)

Lost

4172
Mukesh Bansod APOI

Lost

4076
Shrimati Manisha Vaid IND

Lost

3809
Satish Tiwari BLRP

Lost

3435
Pitam Borkar IND

Lost

2740
Karan Singh Naagpure BMP

Lost

2440
Meershyam Lilhare Lodhi IND

Lost

2320
Rajan Masih BPHP

Lost

2022
Yuvraj Singh Bais PBI

Lost

1890
Ruplal Kutrahe (Samaj Sevak ) Lodhi IND

Lost

1513
Rakesh Kumar IND

Lost

1505

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Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh. 

Apr 17, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency

Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency

Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Baihar, Lanji, Paraswada, Balaghat, Waraseoni, Katangi, Barghat and Seoni. 

Apr 16, 2019, 22:06 PM IST