Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile for Gaya, Bihar(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile for Gaya, Bihar(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Gaya constituency, Bihar

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency profile for Gaya, Bihar
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 11:14 AM IST

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.

State: Bihar

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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