Raigarh is one of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh and cast vote in the third phase of the election this year - on April 23. The result will be out on May 23.
Raigarh registered 77.76 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 0.91 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1731655 while the total voter turnout is 1346539. While in 2014, the constituency registered 76.85 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1604479 while the total voter's turnout was 1233001.
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.