Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Arrah constituency, Bihar
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency Watch for ArrahUpdated: May 23, 2019 12:56 IST
The BJP’s Raj Kumar Singh is the sitting member of Parliament from the Arrah Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar’s Bhojpur district.
Raj Kumar Singh had defeated the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Sribhagwan Singh Kushwaha in the last Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Before that, Meena Singh of the Janata Dal(United) held the general seat. The constituency witnessed a moderate voter turnout last general election. Currently, R.K. Singh is leading in term of vote counts.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Arrah
Date of voting: May 19
2019 candidates: Raj Kumar Singh (BJP), Raju Yadav (CPI-ML)
Sitting MP, party: Raj Kumar Singh, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 135,870
Runner up name, party: Sribhagwan Singh Kushwaha, RJD
Number of voters in 2014: 893,213
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 48.96%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,765
Number of women voters: 822,292
First Published: Mar 12, 2019 16:00 IST