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Mahasamund Lok Sabha Elections

Mahasamund is one of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh and will cast vote in the second phase of the election this year - on April 18.

Mahasamund Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments - Saraipali (SC), Basna, Khallari, Mahasamund, Rajim, Bindranawagarh (ST), Kurud and Dhamtari.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election here, former state CM Ajit Jogi - still with Congress at the time - suffered a wafer-thin defeat by 133 votes to BJP's Chandu Lal Sahu. Interestingly, the candidates placed second, third and fourth were also Chandu Lal Sahu but different from the BJP candidate. They were all Independents and in all, there were 11 candidates with this name in Mahasamund constituency itself with BJP alleging that it was done by Jogi himself to trick electors to vote away from BJP in a state of confusion.

Nonetheless, the defeat for Jogi was quite a heartbreak for him. The voter turnout was 74.61 per cent.

In 2009, BJP's Chandu Lal Sahu had defeated Motilal Sahu of Congress by a much larger margin of 51,475 votes. The voter turnout was 56.69 per cent.

The Mahasamund Lok Sabha constituency has over 15 lakh electors.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Chunni Lal Sahu BJP

Won

614924
Dhanendra Sahu INC

Lost

525229
Nota NOTA

Lost

21218
Devendar Singh Thakur (Rajput) IND

Lost

15488
Dhansing Kosariya BSP

Lost

11214
Ashok Soni APOI

Lost

7729
Santosh Banjare IND

Lost

7241
Tarun Kumar Dadsena IND

Lost

4180
Dr. Virendra Choudhary BSCP

Lost

2537
Comrade Bhojlal Netam CPI(ML)(R)

Lost

2259
Khilawan Singh Dhruw IND

Lost

2244
Jagmohan Bhagwat Kosariya IND

Lost

2243
Champalal Patel Guruji IND

Lost

1938
Rohit Kumar Kosre RHSP

Lost

1316

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