Election Results 2019: Patliputra constituency, Bihar

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency Watch for Patliputra
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency Watch for Patliputra(HT)
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Constituency Watch for Patliputra(HT)
Updated on May 23, 2019 01:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Patliputra in Bihar’s Patna district witnessed a tough battle between the BJP’s Ram Kripal Yadav and Misa Bharti, the daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Ram Kripal, once considered close to Lalu Prasad and his family, had joined the BJP months ahead of the 2014 election, which he won. The constituency was won by Ranjan Prasad Yadav of the Janata Dal(United), who got 269,298 votes, defeating Lalu Prasad of RJD by a slim margin of 23,541 votes in . Currently, RJD’ s Misha Bharti is leading the vote counts.

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State: Bihar

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Patliputra

Date of voting: May 19

2019 candidates: Ram Krapal Yadav (BJP), Misa Bharti (RJD)

Sitting MP, Party: Ram Kripal Yadav, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 40,322

Runner up name, party: Misa Bharti, RJD

Number of voters in 2014: 978,649

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 56.37%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,779

Number of women voters: 801,988

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