Kanker Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
In 2014, BJP candidate Vikram Usendi was elected MP of Kanker.
Kanker Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 11
Total electors: 14,48,375 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 7,25,171
Male electors: 7,21,936
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Tribes
Delimited: Yes. In 2008, the Gunderdehi and Kanker Assembly constituencies were merged. Sanjari was merged with Balod and Narayanpur constituency was dissolved.
Assembly Constituencies: Sihawa (ST), Gunderdehi Kanker (ST), Sanjari Balod, Antagarh (ST), Keshkal (ST), Dondi Lohara (ST), Bhanupratappur (ST)
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999, Sohan Potai from BJP was elected MP from Kanker, when it was a part of Madhya Pradesh. In 2004, Potai again won a majority from the constituency when the state of Chhattisgarh came into place and continued to win in 2009. In 2014, BJP candidate Vikram Usendi was elected MP.
Demographics: The constituency is spread across four districts of Dhamtari, Kanker, Kondagaon, and Balod. This tribal-dominated constituency has been affected by Maoist violence for many years.
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