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Shahdol Lok Sabha Elections

Shahdol is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. It covers the entire Anuppur and Umaria districts and parts of Shahdol and Katni districts.

Voting for Madhya Pradesh's 29 parliamentary constituencies will take place in four phases between April 29 to May 19. Shahdol 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 leader Dalpat Singh Paraste had won from the seat, defeating Congress's Rajesh Nandini Singh with a margin of 241,301 votes.

In the 2016 byelection, BJP's Gyan Singh defeated Congress candidate Himadri Dalbir Singh with a margin of 60,383 votes.

For the upcoming election, BJP has fielded Himadari Singh from the seat whereas Congress has named Pramila Singh. Other members in the fray are Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party's Kamla Prasad Baiga, Peoples Party of India (Democratic)'s Lakshyapat Singh, GGP's Vimal Singh Khorche.

Bahujan Samaj Party, who is contesting on 26 seats in Madhya Pradesh, has named Mohadal Singh Pav from the seat.

Shahdol has been a stronghold of BJP since 1996 and since then, has been won by Congress only once, in 2009.

Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Jaisingnagar, Jaitpur, Kotma, Anuppurm, Pushprajgarh, Bandhavgarh, Manpur and Barwara.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Himadri Singh BJP

Won

747977
Pramila Singh INC

Lost

344644
Bahan Keshkali Kol CPI

Lost

33695
Mohadal Singh Pav BSP

Lost

20598
Nota NOTA

Lost

20027
Vimal Singh Korche GGP

Lost

16789
Kamla Prasad Baiga BSCP

Lost

11514
Manna Singh IND

Lost

10604
Durga Mosi IND

Lost

8026
Narayan Singh Uike IND

Lost

7509
Jhamaklal IND

Lost

4941
Lakshyapat Singh PPI(D)

Lost

4544
Gokul Singh IND

Lost

3637
Meera Singh CVGP

Lost

3353

Shahdol News

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

Shahdol 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 Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh. 

Apr 17, 2019, 11:25 AM IST
Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency

Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency

This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. 

Apr 16, 2019, 23:23 PM IST