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Banka Lok Sabha Elections

Banka is one of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Bihar and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Banka Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments – Sultanganj, Amarpur, Dhoraiya, Banka, Katoria and Belhar.



In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) -won by a margin of just 10 thousand votes. He had defeated Putul Kumari of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The voter turnout figure was at 84.27 percent across 1580 polling stations. In the closely fought contest, Yadav secured 285150 votes while Putul Kumari got 275006 votes

Other member in the fray were Sanjay Kumar of the CPI and Naresh Kumar Priyadarshi who was an independent.

In the year 2009, Digvijay Singh who was an independent, defeated RJD candidate Jai Prakesh Narain Yadav. Singh managed to get 1.85 lakh against Yadav. The voter turnout across 1499 polling stations for this election here was 48.74 percent.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Damodar Rawat of the Janata Dal (United) and Giridhari Yadav of the Indian National Congress.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Giridhari Yadav JD(U)

Won

477788
Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav RJD

Lost

277256
Putul Kumari IND

Lost

103729
Manoj Kumar Sah IND

Lost

44398
Pravin Kumar Jha IND

Lost

17025
Mritiunjay Roy IND

Lost

14229
Md. Rafique Alam BSP

Lost

11960
Pramod Singh Weldone IND

Lost

7362
Nota NOTA

Lost

6625
Md. Mukhtar Alam IND

Lost

5786
Pawan Thakur IND

Lost

4084
Rajkishore Prasad Alias Pappu Yadav JMM

Lost

3938
Amarjeet Kumar IND

Lost

3673
Naresh Yadav IND

Lost

2761
Kailash Prasad Singh PSP(L)

Lost

2582
Sanjiv Kumar Kunal IND

Lost

2382
Neelu Devi BHDP

Lost

2331
Phesal Ansari BMF

Lost

2131
Syed Alamdar Hussain IND

Lost

1999
Umakant Yadav IND

Lost

1889
Mp Yadav IND

Lost

1878

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Banka Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Banka Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Banka Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar.

Apr 05, 2019, 11:55 AM IST
Banka Lok Sabha constituency

Banka Lok Sabha constituency

Banka Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments – Sultanganj, Amarpur, Dhoraiya, Banka, Katoria and Belhar.

Apr 03, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
Banka Lok Sabha constituency: No MP ever won this seat for three elections in a row

Banka Lok Sabha constituency: No MP ever won this seat for three elections in a row

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Feb 25, 2019, 12:29 PM IST