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Jabalpur Lok Sabha Elections

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

Voting for Madhya Pradesh's 29 parliamentary constituencies will take place in four phases between April 29 to May 19. Jabalpur 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.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP candidate Rakesh Singh had won from the seat, defeating Congress's Vivek Krishna Tankha with a margin of 208,639 votes.

For the upcoming election, BJP candidate Rakesh Sharma, who is a sitting MP from Jabalpur, is seeking a second term from the seat. Other members in the fray are Congress' Vivek Krishna Tankha, Gondvana Gantantra Party's Mahu Singh Paraste, RPI's Kuldeep Ahirwar, Bhartiya Jan Sampark Party's Sukhdev Dahiya.

Bahujan Samaj Party, who is contesting on 26 seats in Madhya Pradesh, has named Ramraj Ram from the seat.

Jabalpur has been a stronghold of BJP since 1980. The party has so far lost the seat to Congress only twice, in 1984 and 1991.

Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Patan, Bargi, Jabalpur East, Jabalpur North, Jabalpur Cantt., Jabalpur West, Panagar and Sihora.Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Rakesh Singh BJP

Won

826454
Pt. Vivek Krishna Tankha INC

Lost

371710
Ad. Ramraj Ram BSP

Lost

12873
Rakesh Singh S/O Nathuram IND

Lost

9487
Rakesh Singh S/O Baljor Singh IND

Lost

7392
Dr. Dhai Akshar IND

Lost

4315
Kuldeep Ahirwar RPI(A)

Lost

4116
Nota NOTA

Lost

4102
Mahu Singh Paraste GGP

Lost

3446
Engr. Rupram Singh IND

Lost

2702
Dhanuk IND

Lost

2665
Gulab Singh (Vivek) IND

Lost

2241
Shahnaj Bee Ansari SIP

Lost

1912
Shukhdev Dahiya BJSP

Lost

1392
Bhushan Prasad Shukla BSCP

Lost

1355
Ram Dayal Prajapat IND

Lost

1176
Ashok Singh Lodhi IND

Lost

1169
Vinay Kumar Jain "Vinnu Bhaiyya" IND

Lost

1068
Amjad Khan IND

Lost

992
Laxminarayan Jagannath Singh Lodhi IND

Lost

828
Shri Lal Markam (Bade Shri) IND

Lost

803
Chandra Prakash Bhatnagar AVP

Lost

780
Devendra Kumar Yadav PSP(L)

Lost

595

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Jun 15, 2019, 11:16 AM IST
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Rahul Gandhi stokes another controversy, calls Amit Shah 'murder accused'

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Apr 23, 2019, 22:02 PM IST
Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

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

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Apr 17, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency

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Apr 16, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
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He is funding the setting up of a dance school.   

Aug 31, 2018, 18:01 PM IST