[<< wikipedia] Vijay Baghel
Vijay Baghel (born 15 August 1959) is an Indian politician who serves as the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Durg. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.


== Political career ==
Baghel was first elected to Bhilai Municipal Council in 2000 as an Independent candidate. He contested 2003 Assembly election from Patan constituency as a candidate Nationalist Congress Party but lost to Bhupesh Baghel. Again, he contested 2008 Assembly election as a BJP candidate and won by defeating Bhupesh Baghel of Congress by a huge margin of 7,842 votes and became Parliamentary Secretary to Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar. Again, Vijay contested 2013 Assembly election against Bhupesh Baghel but failed to retain the seat. In the 2019 general election, he contested against Pratima Chandrakar of INC from Durg and won by margin of 3,91,978 votes.


== References ==


== External links ==
Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website