Shahdol is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. It covers the entire Anuppur and Umaria districts and parts of Shahdol and Katni districts.
Shahdol registered 74.58 per cent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 12.42 per cent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1655558 while the total voter turnout is 1234679. While in 2014, the constituency registered 62.16 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1561045 while the total voter's turnout was 970356.
Bahan Keshkali Kol of Communist Party of India, Pramila Singh of Indian National Congress, Mohadal Singh Pav of Bahujan Samaj Party and Himadri Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party are a few prominent candidates contesting for general election 2019 from Shahdol 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. Shahdol 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 Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||BAHAN KESHKALI KOL||Communist Party of India|
|2||PRAMILA SINGH||Indian National Congress|
|3||MOHADAL SINGH PAV||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|4||HIMADRI SINGH||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|5||KAMLA PRASAD BAIGA||Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party|
|6||MEERA SINGH||Chhattisgarh Vikas Ganga Rashtriya Party|
|7||LAKSHYAPAT SINGH||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)|
|8||VIMAL SINGH KORCHE||Gondvana Gantantra Party|
|12||NARAYAN SINGH UIKE||Independent|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP leader Dalpat Singh Paraste had won from the seat, defeating Congress's Rajesh Nandini Singh with a margin of 241,301 votes.
In the 2016 byelection, BJP's Gyan Singh defeated Congress candidate Himadri Dalbir Singh with a margin of 60,383 votes.