Balaghat Madhya Pradesh Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Balaghat Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Balaghat Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Balaghat MP Issues

Balaghat Madhya Pradesh Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Balaghat Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Balaghat Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Balaghat MP Issues

About the Constituency:

Balaghat Lok Sabha constituency, covering the districts of Balaghat and Seoni, is one of the 29 parliamentary constituencies spread across the Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Both the districts are situated in the southern regions of the state. The Balaghat Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 15) has a total of 1,339,239 electorates out of which 652,928 are females and 686,311 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports.

Assembly Segments:

A total of eight legislative assembly segments comprise the entire constituency of Balaghat. Out of these, Seoni and Barghat belong to parts of the Seoni district, while the remaining six segments cover the entire district of Balaghat.

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Baihar (ST)

Lanji

Paraswada

Balaghat

Waraseoni

Katangi

Barghat (ST)

Seoni

 

About Balaghat:

The Balaghat parliamentary constituency has a total population of 17,01,698, according to the 2011 Census of India.  

Although, Balaghat has rich quantities of manganese and copper deposits which gives the constituency its economic backbone, this region has been identified as one of the economically backward districts of the state, being funded under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGFP). This constituency is one of the less developed regions in Madhya Pradesh. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

K. D. Deshmukh

Age

64

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to 12-Dec-13

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

58

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

191

Attendance

61%