Kishanganj 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.
Indra 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 that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting 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.