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Jabalpur 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 Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh. 

Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Jabalpur is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency covers the entire Jabalpur district.

Jabalpur registered 69.45 per cent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 10.92 per cent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1818114 while the total voter turnout is 1262608. While in 2014, the constituency registered 58.53 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1710788 while the total voter's turnout was 1001310.

Rakesh Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party, AD Ramraj Ram of Bahujan Samaj Party and Pt.Vivek Krishna Tankha of Indian National Congress are a few prominent candidates contesting for general election 2019 from Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

Voting for Madhya Pradesh's 29 parliamentary constituencies took place in four phases between April 29 to May 19. Jabalpur will go to polls on April 29, the fourth of the seven-phase polls. The counting of votes will be held on May 23.

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know​

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 RAKESH SINGH Bharatiya Janata Party
2 AD. RAMRAJ RAM Bahujan Samaj Party
3 Pt. VIVEK KRISHNA TANKHA Indian National Congress
4 KULDEEP AHIRWAR Republican Party of India (A)
5 CHANDRA PRAKASH BHATNAGAR AARAKSHAN VIRODHI PARTY
6 DEVENDRA KUMAR YADAV Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)
7 BHUSHAN PRASAD SHUKLA Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party
8 MAHU SINGH PARASTE Gondvana Gantantra Party
9 SHAHNAJ BEE ANSARI Smart Indians Party
10 SHUKHDEV DAHIYA Bhartiya Jan Sampark Party
11 AMJAD KHAN Independent
12 ASHOK SINGH LODHI Independent
13 GULAB SINGH (VIVEK) Independent
14 DR. DHAI AKSHAR Independent
15 DHANUK Independent
16 RAKESH SINGH S/O NATHURAM Independent
17 RAKESH SINGH S/O BALJOR SINGH Independent
18 RAM DAYAL PRAJAPAT Independent
19 ENGR. RUPRAM SINGH Independent
20 LAXMINARAYAN JAGANNATH SINGH LODHI Independent
21 VINAY KUMAR JAIN "VINNU BHAIYYA" Independent
22 SHRI LAL MARKAM (BADE SHRI) Independent

Also read: Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP candidate Rakesh Singh had won from the seat, defeating Congress's Vivek Krishna Tankha with a margin of 208,639 votes.

Jabalpur Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Patan, Bargi, Jabalpur East, Jabalpur North, Jabalpur Cantt., Jabalpur West, Panagar and Sihora.