Surguja Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Kamalbhan Singh Marabi, a BJP candidate, was elected MP from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
Surguja Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 1
Total electors: 15,23,022 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 751,835
Male electors: 770,954
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Tribes
Delimited: Yes. Ramanujganj, Bhatgaon and Pratappur assembly segments were added to this constituency in 2008. Baikunthpur, Surajpur, Pal and Pilkha segments were dissolved.
Assembly Constituencies: Premnagar, Ramanujganj (ST), Ambikapur, Bhatgaon, Samri (ST), Sitapur (ST), Pratappur (ST), Lundra (ST)
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999, Congress candidate Khel Sai Singh won the election. Nand Kumar Sai from BJP won the election in 2004. Murarilal Singh, also from BJP, won the election in 2009. Kamalbhan Singh Marabi, a BJP candidate, was elected MP from this constituency in 2014.
Demographics: This tribal-dominated constituency is one of the Maoist affected areas in Chhattisgarh. Surguja came into prominence in 2014 as it became one of the few constituencies in India where NOTA stood third. Pando and Korva tribes are found all across Surguja. Both tribes, interestingly, claim descent from the Mahabharata era.
The deaths occurred at the Government Medical College Affiliated Hospital, Ambikapur, the district headquarter of the Surguja district, located around 300 km away from Raipur
Four persons, including constable, injured after speeding car rams into Durga idol immersion procession in Bhopal
The incident took place on the road outside the Bhopal railway station late on Saturday night. Police have arrested the driver and seized the car
The Chhattisgarh CM made the statement a day after an SUV, allegedly transporting ganja between MP and Odisha, ploughed into a religious procession in Jashpur district, killing one and injuring 17