Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Karakat constituency, Bihar
Karakat in Bihar’s Rohtas district is held by Upendra Kushwaha of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party.
Upendra Kushwaha won the general seat after defeating the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD’s) Kanti Singh. Mahabali Singh of the Janata Dal (United) won from the seat in 2009, a year after it was formed as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Karakat
Date of voting: May 19
2019 candidates: Mahabali Singh (JD-U) , Upendra Kushwaha, RLSP
Sitting MP, Party: Upendra Kushwaha, RLSP
Winning margin in 2014: 105,241
Runner up name, party: Kanti Singh, RJD
Number of voters in 2014: 789,927
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 50.31%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,607
Number of women voters: 724,282
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