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Raipur 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 Raipur Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh. 

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

Raipur registered 65.99 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 0.4 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2111104 while the total voter turnout is 1393210. While in 2014, the constituency registered 65.59 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1903613 while the total voter's turnout was 1248618.

Khilesh Kumar Sahu Alias Khileshwar of Bahujan Samaj Party, Pramod Dubey of Indian National Congress, Sunil Kumar Soni of Bharatiya Janata Party and Santosh Yadu of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Raipur Lok Sabha constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Raipur Lok Sabha constituency comprises of nine assembly segments - Baloda Bazar, Bhatapara, Dharsiwa, Raipur Rural, Raipur City West, Raipur City North, Raipur City South, Arang (SC) and Abhanpur.

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

Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 Khilesh Kumar Sahu Alias Khileshwar Bahujan Samaj Party
2 Pramod Dubey Indian National Congress
3 Sunil Kumar Soni Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Ajay Chakole Gondvana Gantantra Party
5 Ikram Saifi Ambedkarite Party of India
6 Chhabi Lal Kanwar Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party
7 Tameshwar Sahu Bhartiya Kisan Party
8 Devki Dubey (Sandhya) Republican Party of India (A)
9 Devendra Kumar Patil SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)
10 Banmali Chhura Bharatiya Bahujan Party
11 Dr. Yogita Bajpai Sarvodaya Bharat Party
12 Vijay Kumar Kurre Rashtriya Jansabha Party
13 Advocate Shailendra Kumar Banjare Shakti Sena (Bharat Desh)
14 Santosh Yadu Shivsena
15 Tarjan Jangde Independent
16 Navin Gupta Independent
17 Pravin Jain Independent
18 Pritesh Pandey Independent
19 Manish Shrivastav Independent
20 Ramkrishna Verma Independent
21 Ramdyal Dahariya Independent
22 Rupesh Sahu Independent
23 Shankar Lal Vardani Independent
24 Sanju Kumar Yadav Independent
25 Santosh Sahu Independent

Also read: Raipur Lok Sabha constituency 

BJP's Ramesh Bais has been leading the party from this constituency for the last several years. He has never lost a Lok Sabha election from here since 1996. In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bais defeated Congress' Satya Narayan Sharma by 1.71 lakh votes.