Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sasaram constituency, Bihar
Lok Sabha Elections constituency watch - Sasaram, BiharUpdated: May 15, 2019 16:51 IST
Chhedi Paswan of the BJP is the current member of Parliament from Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar’s Rohtas district reserved for Scheduled Castes.
Chhedi Paswan had defeated veteran Congress leader Meira Kumar from the seat in the last general election in 2014. Kumar had won the seat in 2009.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Sasaram
Date of voting: May 19
2019 candidates: Meira Kumar (Congress), Chhedi Paswan (BJP)
Sitting MP, Party: Chhedi Paswan, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 63,327
Runner up name, party: Meira Kumar, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 846,788
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 52.67%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,732
Number of women voters: 748,350
First Published: Mar 13, 2019 16:41 IST