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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

Failed money deal behind Bihar gutkha ban: JD(U) MLA

Failed money deal behind Bihar gutkha ban: JD(U) MLA

Not only the JD-U legislator from the Hayaghat seat in the Darbhanga district raised his voice against the government decision to ban 'pan masala' but also questioned the liquor prohibition decision

Sep 03, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Darbhanga worst affected district in Bihar floods, 9 trains cancelled

Darbhanga worst affected district in Bihar floods, 9 trains cancelled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday spoken to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on the situation.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gets green carpet welcome in flood-hit village of Darbhanga

A visit by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Darbhanga to take stock of flood situation has triggered row. While lakhs of people in the state have been affected by floods, the Darbhanga district

Jul 23, 2019, 09:06 AM IST

Severe flood in Bihar's Darbhanga after heavy rainfall

Severe flood in Bihar's Darbhanga after heavy rainfall. To know more watch the video

Jul 20, 2019, 10:34 AM IST
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
Bihar man beheading: BJP leaders counter party, admit murder was over PM Modi chowk

Bihar man beheading: BJP leaders counter party, admit murder was over PM Modi chowk

A 70-year-old man was beheaded by a mob in Bihar's Darbhanga earlier this week

Mar 17, 2018, 23:57 PM IST
News at a glance: March 17, 2018

News at a glance: March 17, 2018

Mar 17, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Bihar shocker: Man beheaded for naming chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Darbhanga

Bihar shocker: Man beheaded for naming chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Darbhanga

The victim is reportedly the father of a local BJP leader

Mar 16, 2018, 20:04 PM IST

UDAN-II: Helicopter services included for 1st time; Kargil among 90 new air routes

Subsequently, airfare on these routes for one hour journey of 500 km on a fixed-wing aircraft flight or for a 30 minute journey on a helicopter would be capped at Rs 2,500.

Jan 25, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
UDAN-II: Helicopter services included for 1st time; Kargil among 90 new air routes

UDAN-II: Helicopter services included for 1st time; Kargil among 90 new air routes

Eleven fixed-wing operators have been granted rights for 67 routes and four helicopter operators have been awarded 23 routes.

Jan 25, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Darbhanga Medical College fines 54 girl students Rs 25,000 to Rs 1 lakh each for ragging juniors

Darbhanga Medical College fines 54 girl students Rs 25,000 to Rs 1 lakh each for ragging juniors

Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital authorities allegedly fined 54 girl students Rs 25000 each for ragging juniors.

Nov 19, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

In a noble cause, Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for a smoother relief operation for Bihar floods victims.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:40 AM IST