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Election Results 2019: In Nalanda constituency of Bihar, rivals of 2014 are friends in 2019

The voting for Bihar’s 40 Parliamentary seats will take place in seven phases beginning April 11. The last phase will be held on May 19.

constituency-watch Updated: May 23, 2019 13:21 IST
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Vijayawada: Pedestrians walk past a replica of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) installed by the Election Commission of India to create awareness about voting at Benz circle, in Vijayawada, Saturday, March 16, 2019.
Vijayawada: Pedestrians walk past a replica of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) installed by the Election Commission of India to create awareness about voting at Benz circle, in Vijayawada, Saturday, March 16, 2019.(PTI)
         

The Nalanda Lok Sabha constituency, one of the 40 in Bihar,was held by JD(U)’s Kaushalendra Kumar.

Kumar defeated Satya Nand Sharma of the LJP by nearly 10,000 votes. This time both the parties were on the same side of the political divide and as per the seat arrangement in the NDA, Nalanda was contested by Nitish Kumar’s JD(U). Kaushalendra Kumar of JDU is currently leading the vote count.

The voting for Bihar’s 40 Parliamentary seats took place in seven phases beginning April 11. The last phase was held on May 19.

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The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Here is all you need to know about Nalanda Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.

State: Bihar

Lok Sabha constituency: Nalanda

Date of voting: May 19

2019 candidates: Ashok Kumar Azad (Vikasshil Insan Party), Kaushalendra Kumar, JD(U)

Sitting MP, Party: Kaushalendra Kumar, JD(U)

Winning margin in 2014: 9,627

Runner up name, party: Satya Nand Sharma, LJP

Number of voters in 2014: 9,21,761

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 47.22%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,025

Number of women voters: 418,664

First Published: Mar 28, 2019 19:07 IST