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About the Constituency:

Chandrapur Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 48 constituencies of Lok Sabha in Maharashtra. The Chandrapur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 13) has a total of 1,536,352 electorates out of which 740,196 are females and 796,156 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports.

Assembly Segments:

The constituency has six Vidhan Sabha segments of which four belong to the General category and one each belong to the SC and ST categories.

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Rajura

Chandrapur (SC)

Ballarpur

Warora

Wani

 About Chandrapur:

It acts as the administrative centre of the Chandrapur district and spreads over the Yavatmal district as well. The city of Chandrapur is also known as Chanda. It comprises of a population of 4,00,000 of which 50% are males. The city of Chandrapur is located at the junction of the Erai and Zarpar rivers and spreads over an area of about 80 km. 

The city also houses the state’s largest pit head thermal power station, i.e., the Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station which sprawls over 120 sq km and is responsible for at least 25% of electricity of the whole state. Western Coalfield Limited, Indian Armed Force, Ordnance Factories Board, Ultratech Cement, and Steel Authority of India Limited are some of the 6,000 industries which boost the city’s industrial economy.

Chandrapur has a literacy rate of 80% and has several institutions for higher education, mostly in the fields of engineering, medical and law. It is known to be the educational centre of its district. The historic Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Arts, Commerce and Science is also situated here.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir

Age

59

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

111

Private member bills passed

31

Questions asked

969

Attendance

72%

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Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

Which Party Will Form Government in Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

BJP (NDA) - 63.4%
INC (UPA) - 28%
Third Front - 8.6%

Total votes: 917
The voting for this poll has ended on: 19 Apr 2019 - 00:00

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