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Purnia Lok Sabha Elections

Purnia 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.

Purnia Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments – Kasba, Banmankhi, Rupauli, Dhamdaha, Purnia and Korha.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Santosh Kumar of the Janata Dal (United)- won by a margin of over 1.16 lakh votes. He had defeated Uday Singh Alias Pappu Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Kumar secured 418826 votes while Singh got 302157 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 75.55 percent across 1457 polling stations. Amarnath Tiwari of the Indian National Congress and Md Shamsher Alam of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) were other members in the fray.

In the year 2009, Uday Singh of the BJP defeated Independent candidate Shanti Priya. Singh managed to get 1.86 lakh votes against Priya. The voter turnout across 1295 polling stations for this election here was 53.99 percent.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Shankar Jha of the Lok Janshakti Party and Pramod Narayan Poddar who was an Independent.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Santosh Kumar JD(U)

Won

632924
Uday Singh INC

Lost

369463
Shubhash Kumar Thakur IND

Lost

31795
Sageer Ahmad IND

Lost

21374
Nota NOTA

Lost

18569
Jitendra Urab BSP

Lost

16537
Anirudh Mehta IND

Lost

9359
Rajesh Kumar IND

Lost

9079
Manju Murmu JMM

Lost

7963
Ashok Kumar Singh IND

Lost

7565
Ashok Kumar Sah IND

Lost

7314
Shobha Soren IND

Lost

6947
Arjun Singh IND

Lost

4444
Rajiv Kumar Singh IND

Lost

3403
Dr. Mritunjay Kumar Jha IND

Lost

3175
Sanoj Kumar Chauhan BLND

Lost

2625
Md Akhtar Ali IND

Lost

1404

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

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

Here is the full list of candidates from Purnia Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar.

Apr 05, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Purnia Lok Sabha Constituency

Purnia Lok Sabha Constituency

Purnia Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments –  Kasba, Banmankhi, Rupauli, Dhamdaha, Purnia and Korha.

Apr 04, 2019, 16:09 PM IST