Karakat (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Karakat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamenatary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Karakat Lok Sabha constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Bikramganj
  2. Dehri
  3. Karakat
  4. Goh
  5. Obra
  6. Nabinagar

Karakat, Nokha and Dehri assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Bikramganj constituency. Nabinagar and Obra assembly segments were in erstwhile Aurangabad constituency

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Mahabali Singh Janata Dal (United)
2014 Upendra Kushwaha Rashtriya Lok Samata Party

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RLSP Upendra Kushwaha 338892 42.88
RJD Kanti Singh 233651 29.56
NOTA None of the Above 10185 1.29
Turnout 789927 50.00
RLSP gain from JD(U) Swing

See also[edit]