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Bhopal Lok Sabha Elections

The Bhopal parliamentary constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha seats in the state of Madhya Pradesh, situated in the central parts of India.

As per the Delimitation Commission of India’s Order of 2008, the total number of assembly constituencies which comprise the Bhopal seat is eight, out of which Berasia in the Bhopal district is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes and the others are not reserved for the marginalised sections of the society.


The Assembly Constituencies that fall in Bhopal parliamentary constituency are - Berasia (SC), Bhopal Uttar, Narela, Bhopal Dakshin-Paschim, Bhopal Madhya, Govindpura, Huzur and Sehore.

The election in this constituency will be held in the sixth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls on May 12. In total, the polling in the sixth phase will be held in 9 constituencies spread across seven states on May 12.

In Madhya Pradesh, the polling will be held in Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsour, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa on May 12.

Alok Sanjar of BJP was elected as the Member of Lok Sabha from this seat in the 2014 polls. Sanjar secured 714178 votes and defeated P C Sharma of the INC.

In 2009 polls, Kailash Joshi of BJP had won this seat.

For the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP has nominated Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as its candidate from the Bhopal seat. She is pitted against Congress veteran and former state chief minister Digvijaya Singh.

Madhya Pradesh had 40 Lok Sabha constituencies before the separation of Chhattisgarh in 2000. At present, there are 29 Lok Sabha constituencies including Gwalior, Guna, Chhindwara, Vidisha and Indore.

The Election Commission had on March 10 announced the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. The general elections will take place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, and the results will be declared on May 23.

Along with Lok Sabha Elections, voting will also take place in this phase for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha Assembly Elections 2019.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur BJP

Won

866482
Digvijaya Singh INC

Lost

501660
Madho Singh Ahirwar BSP

Lost

11277
Nota Nota

Lost

5430
Dr. Veena Ghanekar Rtd. Ias SPKP

Lost

3264
Ramsushil Sharma E/X/C.R.P.F SUP

Lost

2819
Lata Suryawanshi SMVP

Lost

2688
Rajesh Keer BMP

Lost

1439
Deshmukh Riyazuddin Ghayasuddin IND

Lost

1251
Raj Kumar Shakya (Kori) JAP

Lost

883
Gautam Nagdavane APOI

Lost

856
Devendra Prakash Mishra IND

Lost

854
Sunil Kumar Dodeja IND

Lost

852
Md. Iqbal Khan SIP

Lost

844
Kamlesh Dangi Thakur HND

Lost

686
Ca Pramod Bhojwani SSRD

Lost

572
Bhaurao Vithoba Fulzele BPHP

Lost

538
Abdul Tahir Ansari (Bablu) Advocate Patrkar And Samajsewak SWBI

Lost

527
Bal Ram Singh Tomar BSCP

Lost

497
Mukesh Kumar Gupta IND

Lost

485
Piyush Jain RTRP

Lost

484
J.C. Barai SUCI

Lost

479
Prabha Bharti JLP

Lost

473
Praveen Singh Thakur(Praveena Thakur) IND

Lost

456
Shrimati Hemlata Pathak SRDP

Lost

418
Mahendra Kumar IND

Lost

365
Moh. Ateek IND

Lost

331
Kamlesh Namdev IND

Lost

286
Priyanka Khare IND

Lost

278
Mahendra -Katiyar IND

Lost

265
Alok Kumar IND

Lost

215

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