Raipur, March 23: BJP candidate Chunni Lal Sahu was elected as Member of Parliament from Mahasamund Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh. Mahasamund is one of the 11 parliamentary seats in Chhattisgarh. Polling for Lok Sabha election in Mahasamund constituency was held on April 18 in the second phase of general polls. The electoral contest is between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. Chandu Lal Sahu of the BJP is the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) from Mahasamund seat.
The Congress has declared Dhanendra Sahu as its candidate in Mahasamund constituency, whereas the BJP fielded Chunni Lal Sahu. The process of filing nomination for Mahasamund Lok Sabha election began on March 19. The last day for nominations was March 26. Scrutiny was done on March 27 and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was March 29. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
While the BJP made a stunning victory in the 2014 Lok Sabah elections winning 10 out of 11 Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh, the Congress outperformed the saffron party in the 2018 state assembly polls. Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Constituency-Wise Dates Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule for second phase:
|Issue of Notification||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 29|
|Date Of Poll||April 18|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and will be held over seven phases across the country. Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi get a second term or the Congress will return to power? We will get the answer on May 23.