Indian general election in Chhattisgarh, 2009

Indian general election in Chhattisgarh, 2009

16 April 2009

11 seats
Turnout 55.29%
  First party Second party
Alliance NDA UPA
Seats won 10 1
Seat change
Popular vote 3,851,970 3,192,007
Percentage 45.03% 37.31%

Map of the state's eleven parliamentary constituencies

The Indian general election, 2009 polls in Chhattisgarh were held for eleven seats in the state. Ten seats were won by the Bharatiya Janata Party for the National Democratic Alliance and one by the Indian National Congress for the United Progressive Alliance in first-past-the-post elections. Voting in the state took place on 16 April. The election was marred by Naxalite violence in several of the state's constituencies. Out of approximately 15.4 million eligible voters 55.29 percent exercised their right to vote.

No. Parliamentary constituency Reservation Elected candidate First party Votes Runner-up Second party Votes
1 Surguja Scheduled Tribe Murarilal Singh BJP 416.532 INC 256.984
2 Raigarh Scheduled Tribe Vishnudeo Sai BJP 443.948 INC 388.100
3 Janjgir-Champa Scheduled Caste Kamla Devi Patle BJP 302.142 INC 214.931
4 Korba General Charan Das Mahant INC 314.616 BJP 293.879
5 Bilaspur General Dilip Singh Judeo BJP 347.930 INC 327.791
6 Rajnandgaon General Madhusudan Yadav BJP 437.721 INC 318.647
7 Durg General Saroj Pandey BJP 283.170 INC 273.216
8 Raipur General Ramesh Bais BJP 364.943 INC 307.042
9 Mahasamund General Chandu Lal Sahu BJP 371.201 INC 319.726
10 Bastar Scheduled Tribe Baliram Kashyap BJP 249.373 INC 149.111
11 Kanker Scheduled Tribe Sohan Potai BJP 341.131 INC 321.843


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