Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Gaya constituency, Bihar
Gaya, the seat reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates, is held by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) Hari Manjhi.
Hari Manjhi had defeated the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Ramjhi Manjhi in the last Lok Sabha election held in 2014. Hari Manjhi had won the seat in 2009 as well against Ramji Manjhi.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Gaya
Date of voting: April 11
2019 candidates: Jitan Ram Manjhi (HAM, Coalition candidate), Vijay Kumar Manjhi (JD-U)
Sitting MP, Party:Hari Manjhi, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 115,504
Runner up name, party: Ramji Manjhi
Number of voters in 2014: 809,378
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53.93%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1663
Number of women voters: 709,883
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