Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency watch of Nawada , Bihar(AFP)
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency watch of Nawada , Bihar(AFP)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Nawada Constituency, Bihar

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency watch of Nawada , Bihar
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 04:24 PM IST

Union minister Giriraj Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the current member of Parliament from Nawada in Bihar.

Giriraj Singh, the Union minister of state (independent charge) for micro, small and medium enterprises won the seat in 2014 Lok Sabha election after he defeated Raj Ballabh Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal. Before Giriraj Singh, his party colleague Bhola Singh was the winner from the seat in 2009.

State: Bihar

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nawada

Sitting MP, Party: Giriraj Singh, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 140,157

Runner up name, party: Raj Ballabh Prasad, RJD

Number of voters in 2014: 884,441

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 52.18%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,676

Number of women voters: 788,739

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