Bhagalpur 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. The result will be out on May 23.
Ajay Kumar Mandal of the Janata Dal (United), Shailesh Kumar of the Rashtriya Janata Dal , Mohammad Ashiq Ibrahimi of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Deepak Kumar of the Socialist Unity Centre Of India (COMMUNIST), Satyendra Kumar of the Aam Aadmi Party are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||AJAY KUMAR MANDAL||Janata Dal (United)|
|2||MOHAMMAD ASHIQ IBRAHIMI||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||SHAILESH KUMAR||Rashtriya Janata Dal|
|4||DEEPAK KUMAR||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|5||SATYENDRA KUMAR||Aam Aadmi Party|
|6||SUSHIL KUMAR DAS||Bhartiya Dalit Party|
Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments – Bihpur, Gopalpur, Pirpainti, Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur and Nathnagar.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Shailesh Kumar a.k.a Bulo Mandal of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) -won by a margin of just over 10 thousand votes. He had defeated Syed Shahnawaz Hussain of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
In the year 2009, Syed Shahnawaz Hussain of the Bharatiya Janata Party defeated RJD candidate Shakuni Choudhary.