Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Jahanabad, Bihar
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Jahanabad, Bihar constituency profilesUpdated: May 15, 2019 16:58 IST
RSLP’s Arun Kumar is the current member of Parliament from Jahanabad Lok Sabha constituency in the district of the same name in Bihar.
Arun Kumar defeated Surendra Prasad Yadav of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in 2014 Lok Sabha election. Before this, Janata Dal(United) leader Jagdish Sharma held the general seat, which was once the stronghold of the Communist Party of India.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jahanabad
Date of voting: May 19
2019 candidates: Chandeshwar Prasad (JD-U), Surendra Prasad Yadav (RJD)
Sitting MP, Party: Arun Kumar, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party
Winning margin in 2014: 42,340
Runner up name, party: Surendra Prasad Yadav, RJD
Number of voters in 2014: 811,516
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 57.02%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,537
Number of women voters: 671,661