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Darbhanga Lok Sabha Elections

Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Bihar and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 29.

Voting for Lok Sabha election in Bihar will be held in all the seven phases and counting will be held on May 23.

Darbhanga constituency covers six assembly segments – Gaura Bauram, Benipur, Alinagar, Darbhanga Rural, Darbhanga and Bahdurpur.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Kirti Azad of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting a margin of over 35 thousand votes. He had defeated Md Ali Asraf Fatmi of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). Azad had secured 314949 votes while Fatmi got 279906 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 54.45 percent across 1405 polling stations.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Sanjay Kumar Jha of the Janata Dal (United) and Kedar Kumar Keshav of the Shiv Sena.

In the year 2009, Kirti Azad of the BJP managed to secure his winning position by getting just over 46 thousand votes against RJD's Md Ali Asraf Fatmi. While Azad got 239268 seats, Fatmi secured 192815 seats.

Other members in the fray were Ajay Kumar Jalan of the Indian National Congress and Prof. Hare Ram Acharya who was an Independent.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Gopal Jee Thakur BJP

Won

586668
Abdul Bari Siddiqui RJD

Lost

318689
Nota NOTA

Lost

20468
Saguni Ray IND

Lost

13774
Md. Mukhtar BSP

Lost

11255
Saroj Kumar Chaudhary MMM

Lost

4413
Sanjay Paswan IND

Lost

4396
Pankaj Kumar Singh IND

Lost

2769
Abdul Aziz IND

Lost

2564

Darbhanga News

Five constituencies in Bihar to vote in fourth phase, 66 candidates in the fray

Five constituencies in Bihar to vote in fourth phase, 66 candidates in the fray

The fourth phase of Lok Sabha election is scheduled to take place on April 29. 

Apr 26, 2019, 18:55 PM IST
Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.

Apr 16, 2019, 12:50 PM IST
Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency

Darbhanga Lok Sabha Constituency

Darbhanga constituency covers six assembly segments –  Gaura Bauram, Benipur, Alinagar, Darbhanga Rural, Darbhanga and Bahdurpur.

Apr 16, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Darbhanga Lok Sabha constituency: Can Kirti Azad bowl BJP on a familiar pitch?

Darbhanga Lok Sabha constituency: Can Kirti Azad bowl BJP on a familiar pitch?

Darbhanga is one of the most renowned regions in Bihar owing to the diverse communities it holds, mostly the minority sections. 

Feb 25, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
Kirti Azad says Congress workers looted booths for his father; BJP takes a swipe

Kirti Azad says Congress workers looted booths for his father; BJP takes a swipe

Kirti Azad has come under attack for saying that Congress workers looted booths for his father.

Feb 21, 2019, 09:01 AM IST

KP Shahi, the owner of a royal constructions shot dead in Darbhanga

Once again, a big businessman has been targeted by the criminals in Bihar's Darbhanga district. This time criminals have shot the owner of royal constructions KP Shahi. Watch video:

Dec 22, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Bihar: Newborn dies of rat bites in NICU in Darbhanga, alleges family

Bihar: Newborn dies of rat bites in NICU in Darbhanga, alleges family

A nine-day-old baby died after being bitten by rats in the ICU of a government-run hospital in Bihar Darbhanga district, the family said on Tuesday.

Oct 30, 2018, 14:46 PM IST
Caught on camera: Man thrashed, hung upside down for stealing cellphone in Bihar

Caught on camera: Man thrashed, hung upside down for stealing cellphone in Bihar

Three people have, meanwhile, been arrested in connection with the incident.  

Apr 18, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Bihar: Man hung upside down, beaten for allegedly stealing a mobile phone

Bihar: Man hung upside down, beaten for allegedly stealing a mobile phone

Local police officials, according to news agency ANI, have arrested three people accused of having beaten the man.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:21 AM IST