Katihar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Katihar Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: कटिहार लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Katihar Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:

  1. Katihar
  2. Kadwa
  3. Balrampur
  4. Pranpur
  5. Manihari
  6. Barari

Members of Parliament[edit]

The following is the list of the Members of Parliament elected from this Lok Sabha constituency:[1][2]

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Katihar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NCP Shah Tariq Anwar 4,31,292 44.11
BJP Nikhil Kumar Choudhary 3,16,552 32.37
JD(U) Ram Prakash Mahto 1,00,765 10.30
JMM Baleshwar Marandi 33,593 3.44
IND. Ashok Kumar Bhagat 15,547 1.59
NOTA None of the Above 3,287 0.34
Majority 1,14,740 11.74
Turnout 9,77,830 67.60
NCP gain from BJP Swing
General Election, 2009: Katihar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Nikhil Kumar Choudhary 2,69,834 37.23
NCP Shah Tariq Anwar 2,55,819 35.30
LJP Ahmad Ashfaque Karim 45,773 6.32
IND. Himraj Singh 42,026 5.80
CPI(ML) (L) Mahboob Alam 32,035 4.42
IND. Mohammad Hamid Mubarak 23,894 3.30
Majority 14,015 1.93
Turnout 7,24,802 56.95
BJP hold Swing

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