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Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh. 

Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Bilaspur 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. The result will be out on May 23. 

Atal Shrivastav of Indian National Congress, Arun Sao of Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttam Das Guroo Gosai of Bahujan Samaj Party and Santosh Kaushal of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency in Chhattisgarh. 

Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments - Kota, Lormi, Mungeli (SC), Takhatpur, Bilha, Bilaspur, Beltara and Masturi (SC).

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh. 

Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 ATAL SHRIVASTAV Indian National Congress
2 ARUN SAO Bharatiya Janata Party
3 UTTAM DAS GUROO GOSAI Bahujan Samaj Party
4 NAND KISHORE RAJ Gondvana Gantantra Party
5 POORAN LAL CHHABARIYA Swabhiman Party
6 YAMAN BANJARE Bhartiya Kisan Party
7 RAMKUMAR GHATLAHARE Bhartiya Lokmat Rashtrwadi Party
8 EG. RAMFAL MANDREY Ambedkarite Party of India
9 SHAMBHU PRASAD SHARMA Bharat Bhoomi Party
10 SIDDHRAM LAHARE Rashtriya Jansabha Party
11 SANTOSH KAUSHAL Shivsena
12 SANDEEP TIWARI "RAJ" Bhartiya Sarvjan Hitey Samaj Party
13 SANDEEP SINGH PORTE Adhikar Vikas Party
14 ARUNKUMAR SAHU Independent
15 AVISHEK EKKA Independent
16 ENGINEER INDRASEN MOGRE Independent
17 URMILA TIWARI Independent
18 DUJ RAM SAHU Independent
19 BALDAU PRASAD SAHU Independent
20 RAJU KHATIK URPH LALU Independent
21 VIDYA SAHU Independent
22 SALIK RAM JOGI Independent
23 HARISH CHANDRA SAHU Independent
24 HARISH KUMAR MANDWA Independent
25 HORILAL ANANT Independent

Also read: Bilaspur Lok Sabha constituency 

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP's Lakhan Lal Sahu defeated Karuna Shukla, who had joined Congress a year earlier. Changing parties did not change the political fortunes of Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece as Karuna lost by a margin of 1.76 lakh votes.