Valmiki Nagar 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 May 12. This constituency came into existence following delimitation in 2008.
In Bihar, around 59.38 percent turnout was recorded for the eight Lok Sabha seats.
Deepak Yadav of Bahujan Samaj Party, Baidyanath Prasad Mahto of Janata Dal (United), Shashwat Kedar of Indian National Congress and Sushma Devi of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Valmiki Nagar 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 Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||DEEPAK YADAV||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||BAIDYANATH PRASAD MAHTO||Janata Dal (United)|
|3||SHASHWAT KEDAR||Indian National Congress|
|4||DURGESH SINGH CHAUHAN||Bihar Lok Nirman Dal|
|5||BHOLA RAY||Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party|
|6||MANOJ KUMAR||Janhit Kisan Party|
|7||RAKESH KEWAT||Rashtriya Hind Sena|
|8||RAJESH KUSHWAHA||Rashtriya Sarvjan Vikas Party|
|9||SHIV KUMAR CHAUDHARY||Bharatiya Bahujan Congress|
Valmiki Nagar constituency covers six assembly segments – Valmiki Nagar, Ramnagar, Narkatiaganj, Bagaha, Lauriya and Sikta.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Satish Chandra Dubey of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting a margin of over 1.17 lakh votes. He had defeated Purnmasi Ram of the Indian National Congress. Dubey had secured 364013 votes while Purnmasi Ram got 246218 votes.