Kishanganj (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1957–present
Current MPMohammad Jawed
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateBihar
Assembly ConstituenciesBahadurganj, Kishanganj, Thakurganj, Kochadhaman, Amour, and Baisi

Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: किशनगंज लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in India

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Kishanganj Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for(SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates(2019)
52 Bahadurganj None Kishanganj
53 Thakurganj None Kishanganj
54 Kishanganj None Kishanganj
55 Kochadhaman None Kishanganj
56 Amour None Purnia
57 Baisi None Purnia
Total: 14,38,990

Members of Parliament[edit]

Following is the list of the Members of Parliament from Kishanganj constituency[2] [3][4]

Lok Sabha Duration Member of Parliament Party
First 1952-57 constituency does not exist n/a
Second 1957-62 Mohammad Tahir Congress
Third 1962-67 Mohammad Tahir Congress
Fourth 1967-69 Lakhan Lal Kapoor Praja Socialist Party
Fifth 1971-77 Jamilur Rahman Congress
Sixth 1977-77 Halimuddin Ahmad Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Jamilur Rahman Congress(I)
Eighth 1984-89 Jamilur Rahman Congress(I)
Ninth 1989-91 M.J. Akbar Congress(I)
Tenth 1991-96 Syed Sahabuddin JD
Eleventh 1996-97 Mohammad Taslimuddin Rashtriya Janata Dal
Twelfth 1998-99 Mohammad Taslimuddin Rashtriya Janata Dal
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Syed Shahnawaz Hussain Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004–09 Mohammed Taslimuddin Rashtriya Janata Dal
Fifteenth 2009–14 Mohammad Asrarul Haque Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-18a Mohammad Asrarul Haque Indian National Congress
2018-19 vacant n/a
Seventeenth 2019–Incumbent Mohammad Jawed Indian National Congress
^a – died in office[5]

Election results[edit]

2019 general elections[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Kishanganj
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mohammad Jawed 3,67,017 33.32
JD(U) Syed Mahmood Ashraf 3,32,551 30.19
AIMIM Akhtarul Iman 2,95,029 26.78
NOTA None of the above 19,722 1.79
AAP Alimuddin Ansari 9,822 0.89
Margin of victory 34,461 3.13
Turnout 11,01,656 66.38
INC hold Swing

2014 general elections[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Kishanganj
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mohammad Asrarul Haque 4,93,461 53.15 +14.96
BJP Dr. Dilip Kumar Jaiswal 2,98,849 32.19 +32.19
JD(U) Akhtarul Iman 55,822 6.01 -19.37
AAP Alimuddin Ansari 15,010 1.62 +1.62
NOTA None of the Above 17,206 1.85
Majority 1,94,612 20.96
Turnout 9,28,490 64.52
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sule, Babayo (17 May 2019). "Civil Society Organisations And Election Monitoring In Nigeria: The 2015 General Election". The European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Cognitive-Crcs: 405–412. doi:10.15405/epsbs.2019.05.02.40. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Election Commission of India" Archived 2009-01-31 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Lok Sabha Former Members" Archived 2008-06-16 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha". loksabhaph.nic.in. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  5. ^ https://indianexpress.com/article/india/noted-islamic-scholar-kishanganj-congress-mp-maulana-asrar-ul-haque-qasmi-passes-away-at-76-5482566

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