Araria (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Araria Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: अररिया लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. It is unreserved.

Assembly segments[edit]

Araria Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six assembly segments:

  1. Narpatganj
  2. Raniganj (SC)
  3. Forbesganj
  4. Araria
  5. Jokhihat
  6. Sikti

Members of Parliament[1][edit]


Year Winner Party
1967 Tulmohan Ram Indian National Congress
1971 Tulmohan Ram Indian National Congress
1977 Mahendra Narayan Sardar Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Dumar Lal Baitha Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Dumar Lal Baitha Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Sukdeo Paswan Janata Dal
1991 Sukdeo Paswan Janata Dal
1996 Sukdeo Paswan Janata Dal
1998 Ramji Das Rishideo Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Sukdeo Paswan Rashtriya Janata Dal
2004 Sukdeo Paswan Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Pradeep Kumar Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Mohammed Taslimuddin Rashtriya Janata Dal
2018^ Sarfaraz Alam Rashtriya Janata Dal
2019 Pradeep Kumar Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

Election Results[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Araria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Pradeep Kumar Singh 6,18,434 52.87 +9.68
RJD Sarfaraz Alam 4,81,193 41.14 -8.01
NOTA None of the Above 20,618 1.76 +0.06
Majority 1,37,241 11.73 +5.77
Turnout 11,69,741 64.79 +5.15
BJP gain from RJD Swing +3.72
By Election, 2018: Araria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Sarfaraz Alam 5,09,334 49.15 +7.34
BJP Pradeep Kumar Singh 4,47,546 43.19 +16.39
JAP(L) Prince Victor 20,922 2.02 N/A
RJSP Upendra Sahani 18,772 1.81 N/A
IND. Sudama Singh 11,347 1.10 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 17,607 1.70 --
Majority 61,788 5.96 -9.05
Turnout 10,36,194 59.64 -1.84
RJD hold Swing +7.34
2014 Indian general elections: Araria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Tasleem Uddin 4,07,978 41.81 +41.81
BJP Pradeep Kumar Singh 2,61,474 26.80 -11.91
JD(U) Vijay Kumar Mandal 2,21,769 22.73 +22.73
BSP Abdul Rahman 17,724 1.82 +0.37
IND. Pankaj Kishor Mandal 10,704 1.10 +1.10
SJP(R) Sar Wat Jahre Ansari 6,376 0.65 +0.65
AAP Chandra Bhushan 5,685 0.58 +0.58
Independent Alamdar Hussain 5,645 0.58 +0.58
CPI (ML) Liberation Sanjay Kumar Rishidev 5,292 0.54 +0.22
Janta Dal Rashtravadi Md. Aslam Beg 5,149 0.53 +0.53
Bharat Vikas Morcha Rajesh Kumar 4,646 0.48 +0.48
Lok Dal Ramanand Rishideo 3,411 0.35 +0.35
Bahujan Mukti Party Bidayanand Paswan 3,350 0.34 +0.34
NOTA None of the Above 16,608 1.70
Majority 1,46,504 15.01 +11.93
Turnout 9,75,811 61.48 +5.77
RJD gain from BJP Swing +3.10

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