Gadchiroli–Chimur Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra. The constituency covers six assembly segments – Amgaon, Armori, Gadchiroli, Aheri, Brahmapuri and Chimur. It is reserved for members of Scheduled Tribe candidates.
Gadchiroli-Chimur registered 71.98 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 2.34 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1580063 while 1137296 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 69.64 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1469082 while 1023137 voted.
The first phase of voting in seven constituencies of Maharashtra ended on April 11. The fate of seven candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Gadchiroli–Chimur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra:
|1||Dr. NAMDEO DALLUJI USENDI||Indian National Congress|
|2||DEORAO MONBA NANNAWARE||Ambedkarite Party of India|
|3||Dr. RAMESHKUMAR BABURAOJI GAJBE||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi|
|4||ASHOK MAHADEVRAO NETE||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|5||HARICHANDRA NAGOJI MANGAM||Bahujan Samaj Party|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Ashok Nete of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won with a huge margin of almost 2.36 lakh votes. He had defeated Indian National Congress (INC) Namdeo Usendi.
In the year 2009, Marotrao Kowase of the INC managed to secure his winning position by getting 28 thousand votes against Nete.