Sitamarhi Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Bihar and went for the 2019 polls on May 6.
Sitamarhi registered 59.15 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 2.23 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1750771 while 1035581 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 56.92 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1573046 while 895435 voted.
Arjun Ray of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Jasem Ahamad of Bahujan Samaj Party, Sunil Kumar Pintu of Janata Dal (United) and Raghunath Kumar of Aam Aadmi Party are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Sitamarhi Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.
Voting for Lok Sabha election in Bihar were 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 Sitamarhi Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Arjun Ray||Rashtriya Janata Dal|
|2||Jasem Ahamad||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||Sunil Kumar Pintu||Janata Dal (United)|
|4||Braj Kishor||All India Forward Bloc|
|5||Mohan Sah||Kisan Party of India|
|6||Raghunath Kumar||Aam Aadmi Party|
|7||Ravindra Kumar Chandra urf Dr. Raja Babu||Bhartiya Mitra Party|
|8||Raj Kishore Prasad||Proutist Bloc, India|
|9||Surendra Kumar||Bajjikanchal Vikas Party|
|10||Amit Chaudhary urf Madhav Chaudhary||Independent|
|12||Dr. Junaid Khan||Independent|
|13||Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh||Independent|
|15||Nand Kishore Gupta||Independent|
|16||Mahesh Nandan Singh||Independent|
|17||Ramesh Kumar Mishra||Independent|
|20||Shashi Kumar Singh||Independent|
Sitamarhi constituency covers six assembly segments – Bathnaha which is reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes, Parihar, Sursand, Bajpatti, Sitamarhi, Runnisaidpur and Sonabarsa.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Ram Kumar Sharma Kushwaha of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party won by getting a huge margin of over 1.47 lakh votes. He had defeated Sitaram Yadav of the Rashtriya Janata Dal. Kushwaha had secured 411265 votes while Yadav got 263300 votes.