Arrah (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Arrah Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: आरा लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Arrah Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments: Sandesh, Barhara, Arrah, Agiaon, Tarari, Jagdishpur and Shahpur.

Tourist attractions in Arrah[edit]

Arrah was formerly known as Aranya Kshetra. The city was attractive to tourists for peaceful vacations in great hotels and guesthouses. One of the most famous guesthouses, built before 1857, by British engineer Mr. Vicar Boyle.[1] The guesthouse was used as Billiards play house by British elites. The house, now known as ARA HOUSE, is now incorporated in premises of MAHARAJA college, which was built in 1954, by Maharaja Shri Kamal Singh.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1952 Bali Ram Bhagat Yadav Indian National Congress
1957 Bali Ram Bhagat Yadav Indian National Congress
1962 Bali Ram Bhagat Yadav Indian National Congress
1967 Bali Ram Bhagat Yadav Indian National Congress
1971 Bali Ram Bhagat Yadav Indian National Congress
1977 Chandradeo Prasad Verma Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Chandradeo Prasad Verma Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Bali Ram Bhagat Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Rameshwar Prasad Indian People's Front
1991 Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav Janata Dal
1996 Chandradeo Prasad Verma Janata Dal
1998 H. P. Singh Samata Party
1999 Ram Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
2004 Kanti Singh Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
2009 Meena Singh Janata Dal (United)
2014 R. K. Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 R. K. Singh Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Elections 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Arrah
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Raj Kumar Singh 5,66,480 52.42
CPI (ML) Liberation Raju Yadav 4,19,195 38.79
NOTA None of the Above 21,825 2.02
Majority 1,47,285
Turnout 10,80,684
BJP hold Swing

General Elections 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Arrah
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Raj Kumar Singh 3,91,074 43.78
RJD Sribhagwan Singh Kushwaha 2,55,204 28.57
CPI (ML) Liberation Raju Yadav 98,805 11.06
JD(U) Meena Singh 75,962 8.50
ABJS Bharat Bhushan Pandey 10,950 1.23
NOTA None of the Above 14,703 1.65
Majority 1,35,870 15.21
Turnout 8,93,213 48.96
BJP gain from JD(U) Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.transindiatravels.com/bihar/arrah/tourist-places-to-visit-in-arrah/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.maharajacollege.ac.in/history.htm. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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