Raigarh Lok Sabha Constituency in Chhattisgarh Results 2019: BJP Candidate Gomtee Elected as MP
Raigarh Lok Sabha election 2019 (Photo Credits: File Image)

Raipur, March 23: BJP candidate Gomtee Sai was elected as Member of Parliament from Raigarh parliamentary seat in Chhattisgarh. Polling for Raigarh Lok Sabha seat election in Chhattisgarh was held on April 23 in the third phase of general elections. Raigarh constituency is one of the 11 constituencies in the state of Chhattisgarh. The seat is currently held by Vishnu Deo Sai of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, this time the BJP denied ticket to Sai and declared Gomtee Sai as its candidate for Lok Sabha polls. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: How Staggered Polling Could Help BJP.

Gomtee Sai will face a tough fight from Congress candidate Laljit Singh Rathia. The process of filing nomination for Raigarh election began from March 28. The last day for nominations was April 4. Scrutiny was done on April 5 and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 8. As mentioned above, polling will be held on April 23 and results will be declared on May 23. Chhattisgarh will witness polling for Lok Sabha elections in four phases. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Schedule for Lok Sabha polling in third phase:

Issue of Notification March 28
Last date for filing nomination April 4
Scrutiny of nomination April 5
Last date for withdrawal of candidature April 8
Date Of Poll April 23
Date of Result May 23

Watch Lok Sabha election schedule for phase three:

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP registered a thumping victory winning 10 out of 11 seats, whereas the Congress could bag just one. However, the Congress made a comeback in the 2018 Assembly election winning 68 out of 90 seats. Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and will be held over seven phases across the country followed by counting of votes on May 23.

Chhattisgarh-RAIGARH
Results
O.S.N. Candidate Party EVM Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes
1INNOCENT KUJURBahujan Samaj Party26491105265961.97
2GOMATI SAIBharatiya Janata Party656939139665833548.76
3LALJEET SINGH RATHIAIndian National Congress590690161859230843.87
4AMRIT TIRKEYPragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)88474088870.66
5KRIPASHANKAR BHAGATBhartiya Tribal Party25682325910.19
6JAI SINGH SIDARGondvana Gantantra Party25331225450.19
7JYOTI BHAGATKisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Party18431118540.14
8RAVISHANKAR SIDARAmbedkarite Party of India3999740060.3
9VIJAY LAKARAShivsena3339833470.25
10VIR KUMAR TIGGABahujan Mukti Party2829628350.21
11TARIKA TARANGINI URAONIndependent56971657130.42
12TEJRAM SIDARIndependent5655156560.42
13NAVAL KISHOR RATHIAIndependent9556495600.71
14PRAKASH KUMAR URANWIndependent101575101620.75
15NOTANone of the Above157209157291.17
Total 134686332611350124