Ramtek Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra. The constituency was created in 1957 for the 2nd Lok Sabha elections. It did not exist during India's 1st Lok Sabha elections in 1951-52.
The first phase of voting in seven constituencies of Maharashtra ended on April 11 with at least 51.72 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Ramtek Lok Sabha constituency. The fate of seven candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Altogether 55.78 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Ramtek Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra:
|1||Com. BANDU RAMCHANDRA MESHRAM||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star|
|2||Chandrabhan Baliram Ramteke||Rashtriya Jansurajya Party|
|3||Shailesh Sambhaji Janbandhu||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|4||Archana Chandrakumar Ukey||Rashtriya Jansambhavna Party|
|5||Dr. L.J. Kanhekar||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)|
|6||Dhiman Vinod Bhivaji Patil||Ambedkarite Party of India|
|7||Kishore Uttamrao Gajbhiye||Indian National Congress|
|8||Professor Dr. Natthurao Madhavrao Lokhande||Independent|
|9||Sonali Ravindra Bagde||Independent|
|10||Anil Mahadeo Dhone||Independent|
|11||Kiran Premkumar Rodge (Patankar)||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi|
|13||Sandesh Bhioram Bhalekar||Independent|
|14||Gopal Ajabrao Tumane||Independent|
|15||Tumane Kanteshwar Khushalji||Independent|
|16||Deepchand Gajanan Shende||Gondvana Gantantra Party|
|17||Subhash Dharamdas Gajbhiye||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|18||Gajanan Dajiba Jambhulkar||Indian National Congress|
Ramtek constituency covers six assembly segments – Katol, Savner, Hingna, Umred, Kamthi and Ramtek.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Krupal Balaji Tumane, of the Shiv Sena – won with a huge margin of over 1.75 lakh votes. He had defeated Indian National Congress (INC) Mukul Wasnik.
In the year 2009, INC's Mukul Wasnik managed to secure his winning position by getting a margin of 16 thousand votes against Krupal Tumane.