8. Raipur is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in Central Chhattisgarh region of Chhattisgarh in Central India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 17.2% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 6.18%. The estimated literacy level of Raipur is 79.11%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 3 on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Ramesh Bais of BJP won in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 1,71,646 votes which was 13.72% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 52.36% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 36 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Ramesh Bais of BJP emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 57,901 votes which was 7.80% of the total votes polled. BJP had a vote share of 49.19% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 32 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 65.68% and in 2009, the constituency registered 46.99% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Raipur was: Ramesh Bais (BJP) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 9,79,589 men, 9,24,588 women and 283 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Raipur Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Raipur is: 20.8207 82.123
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: रायपुर, छत्तीसगढ़ (Hindi); রায়পুর, ছত্তিশগড় (Bengali); रायपूर, छत्तीसगड (Marathi); રાઇપુર, છત્તિસગઢ (Gujarati); ராய்பூர், உத்தரப்பிரதேசம் (Tamil); రాయ్ పూర్, ఛత్తీస్గఢ్ (Telugu); ರಾಯ್ಪುರ್, ಛತ್ತೀಸ್ಗಢ್ (Kannada); റായ്പൂർ, ഛത്തീസ്ഗഢ് (Malayalam).
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