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. The result will be out on May 23.
Innocent Kujur of Bahujan Samaj Party, Gomati Sai of Bharatiya Janata Party, Laljeet Singh Rathia of Indian National Congress and Vijay Lakara of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Raigarh Lok Sabha constituency in Chhattisgarh.
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).
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Raigarh Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||INNOCENT KUJUR||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||GOMATI SAI||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||LALJEET SINGH RATHIA||Indian National Congress|
|4||AMRIT TIRKEY||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|5||KRIPASHANKAR BHAGAT||Bhartiya Tribal Party|
|6||JAI SINGH SIDAR||Gondvana Gantantra Party|
|7||JYOTI BHAGAT||Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Party|
|8||RAVISHANKAR SIDAR||Ambedkarite Party of India|
|10||VIR KUMAR TIGGA||Bahujan Mukti Party|
|11||TARIKA TARANGINI URAON||Independent|
|13||NAVAL KISHOR RATHIA||Independent|
|14||PRAKASH KUMAR URANW||Independent|
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.