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Raigarh Lok Sabha Elections

Raigarh is one of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh and will cast vote in the third phase of the election this year - on April 23.

It is reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes.

Raigarh Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments - Jashpur Nagar (ST), Kunkuri (ST), Pathalgaon (ST), Lailunga (ST), Raigarh, Sarangarh (SC), Kharsia and Dharamjaigarh (ST).

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election here, BJP's Vishnu Deo Sai returned for his fourth term as MP and defeated Congress' Arti Singh by over two lakh votes. The voter turnout was 76.60 per cent and the others who were in the fray were BSP's Kripa Shankar Bhagat, AAP's Tara Singh and Independent candidates.

In 2009 Lok Sabha election, Sai had defeated Congress' Hridayaram by over 55,000 votes and the oter turnout was 65.31 per cent.

There are over 16 lakh electors here and the constituency is in a region that is one of the most economically advances in Chhattisgarh with steel industries and a jute mill employing lakhs.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Gomati Sai BJP

Won

658335
Laljeet Singh Rathia INC

Lost

592308
Innocent Kujur BSP

Lost

26596
Nota NOTA

Lost

15729
Prakash Kumar Uranw IND

Lost

10162
Naval Kishor Rathia IND

Lost

9560
Amrit Tirkey PSP(L)

Lost

8887
Tarika Tarangini Uraon IND

Lost

5713
Tejram Sidar IND

Lost

5656
Ravishankar Sidar APOI

Lost

4006
Vijay Lakara SHS

Lost

3347
Vir Kumar Tigga BMP

Lost

2835
Kripashankar Bhagat BTP

Lost

2591
Jai Singh Sidar GGP

Lost

2545
Jyoti Bhagat KMSP

Lost

1854

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