ⓘ 2015 Jhabua-Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency by-election
The Jhabua-Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency by-election of 2015 was caused by the death from brain haemorrhage and myocardial infarction of the sitting Member of Parliament, Dileep Singh Bhuria of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The by-election was won by Kantilal Bhuria of the Indian National Congress by 88.800 votes.
BJP won in a place that is reserved for candidates from tribes, first in the General elections 2014. Earlier, the Lok Sabha constituency was won by INC candidates, with the exception of the General elections of 1977, when he went to the representative of the Socialist party Praja. The constituency covers the districts of Jhabua, Alirajpur and Ratlam.
Sent INK Kamal Nath and Gatheredthe of Sindia, in particular, to campaign in the constituency. Among the campaigners of BJP was the chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh shivraj Singh Chohan and several government Cabinet Ministers of India. Because of the significant tribal presence in the constituency, the BJP also sent a campaigner in the community.
During the campaign, in August 2015, the BJP said that the working party will be to read Hindu devotional hymn to Hanuman chalisa outside the polling booths. This forced opposition leaders accused of fomenting religious polarization, but the BJP said it was simply the promotion of cultural nationalism.
The BJP candidate was Nirmala Bhuria, daughter of the late Deputy and the member of the Legislative Assembly of the state for Petlawad district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Vijay Haari was the candidate of Janata for the organization. Communist party of India, Communist party of India Marxist, the Gondwana Ganatantra party, Samantha gave and Rashtriya Bahujan Sangharsh Dal had supported his candidacy.
Elections took place on 21 November 2015, and the result was announced on 24 November. The voter turnout stood at 62.46 per cent.