Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Bihar and cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.
Jhanjharpur registered 57.24 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 1.11 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1850672 while the total voter turnout is 1059349. While in 2014, the constituency registered 56.13 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1650203 while the total voter's turnout was 926210.
Gulab Yadav of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Raj Kumar Singh of Bahujan Samaj Party, Ramprit Mandal of Janata Dal (United) and Ramanand Thakur of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.
Voting for Lok Sabha election in Bihar was held in all the seven phases and counting will be held on May 23.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||GULAB YADAV||Rashtriya Janata Dal|
|2||Raj Kumar Singh||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||Ramprit Mandal||Janata Dal (United)|
|4||Ganga Prasad Yadav||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)|
|5||Chhedi Ram||Bhartiya Mitra Party|
|6||Devendra Prasad Yadav||Samajwadi Janata Dal Democratic|
|7||Prabhat Prasad||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|8||Ratneshwar Jha||Aadarsh Mithila Party|
|10||Ramesh Kamat||Aam Adhikar Morcha|
|11||Lakshman Prasad Yadav||Republican Party of India (A)|
|12||Surendra Prasad Suman||All India Forward Bloc|
|13||Om Prakash Poddar||Independent|
|16||Bipin Kumar Singhwait||Independent|
Jhanjharpur constituency covers six assembly segments – Khajauli, Babubarhi, Rajnagar, Jhanjharpur, Phulparas and Laukaha.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Birendra Kumar Chaudhary, of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting a margin of over 55 thousand votes. He had defeated Mangani Lal Mandal of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). Chaudhary had secured 335481 votes while Mandal got 280073 votes.