Kishanganj is one of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Bihar. Voting here for the 2019 Lok Sabha election took place on April 18. The result will be out on May 23.
Kishanganj registered 66.34 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 1.83 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1659461 while 1100843 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 78.78 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1438927 while 928202 voted.
ndra Deo Paswan of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Javed Akhter of the All India Trinamool Congress, Dr. Mohammad Jawed of the Indian National Congress, Alimuddin Ansari of the Aam Aadmi Party and Syed Mahmood Ashraf of the Janata Dal (United) are some of the prominent names who contested the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.
Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Indra Deo Paswan||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||Javed Akhter||All India Trinamool Congress|
|3||Dr. Mohammad Jawed||Indian National Congress|
|4||Alimuddin Ansari||Aam Aadmi Party|
|5||Syed Mahmood Ashraf||Janata Dal (United)|
|6||Akhtarul Iman||All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen|
|7||Pradip Kumar Singh||Shivsena|
|8||Rajendra Paswan||Bahujan Mukti Party|
|9||Shukal Murmu||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha|
|12||Chhote Lal Mahto||Independent|
|13||Rajesh Kumar Dubey||Independent|
Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency covers six assembly segments – Bahadurganj, Thakurganj, Kishanganj, Kochadhaman, Amour and Baisi.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Mohammad Asrarul Haque of the Indian National Congress (INC)- won by a margin of over 1.94 lakh votes. In the year 2009, Mohammad Asrarul Haque of the INC defeated JD(U) candidate Syed Mahmood Ashraf.