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Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Sidhi is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency covers the entire Sidhi and Siangrauli districts and part of Shahdol district.

Sidhi registered 69.41 per cent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 12.55 per cent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1843936 while the total voter turnout is 1279958. While in 2014, the constituency registered 56.86 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1735172 while the total voter's turnout was 986625.

Ajay Arjun Singh of Indian National Congress, Ram Lal Panika of Bahujan Samaj Party, Riti Pathak of Bharatiya Janata Party, Com. Sanjay Namdeo of Communist Party of India and Ashish Kumar Singh Chauhan of Shivsena are a few prominent candidates contesting for general election 2019 from Sidhi 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. Sidhi went 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 Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 Ajay Arjun Singh Indian National Congress
2 Ram Lal Panika Bahujan Samaj Party
3 Riti Pathak Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Com. Sanjay Namdeo Communist Party of India
5 Anup Singh Sengar Samagra Utthan Party
6 Ashish Kumar Singh Chauhan Shivsena
7 Nirmala Dr. H.L. Prajapati Akhil Bhartiya Gondwana Party
8 Fatte Bahadur Singh Markam Gondvana Gantantra Party
9 Ram Kripal Bashor Republican Party of India (A)
10 Ramdas Shah Mulnivasi Peoples Party of India (Democratic)
11 Ram Rahees Kol Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star
12 Ramvishal Pal Rashtriya Shoshit Samaj Party
13 Ramadhar Gupta "Mai Ke Lal" Sapaks Party
14 Shyam Lal Vaishya Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party
15 Gyani Jaiswal Saman Aadmi Saman Party
16 Dileep Kumar Shukla Independent
17 Dharmendra Singh Baghel Independent
18 Dheerendra Kumar Independent
19 Rakesh Kumar Patel Independent
20 Ram Kumar Jaysval Independent
21 Ramraj Yadav Independent
22 Ramsahay Shahu Independent
23 Ramawatar Vishwakarma Independent
24 Lalan Independent
25 Lalta Prasad Jayswal Independent
26 Shrawan Kumar Dwivedi "Samajwadi" Independent

Also read: Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP leader Riti Pathak had won from the seat, defeating Congress's Indrajeet Kumar with a margin of 241,301 votes.

Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency comprises of eight assembly segments — Churhat, Sidhi, Sihawal, Chitrangi, Singrauli, Deosar, Dhauhani and Beohari.