Madhepura (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Madhepura Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008, Madhepura Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following six Vidhan Sabha segments:

  1. Kumarkhand
  2. Singheshwar
  3. Madhepura
  4. Sonbarsha
  5. Kishanganj
  6. Alamnagar

After the delimitation, presently Madhepura constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha segments:

  1. Alamnagar
  2. Bihariganj
  3. Madhepura
  4. Sonbarsha
  5. Saharsa
  6. Mahishi

Members of Parliament[edit]


Year Winner Party
1967 B. P. Mandal Samyukta Socialist Party
1968^ B. P. Mandal Independent
1971 Rajendra Prasad Yadav Indian National Congress
1977 B. P. Mandal Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Rajendra Prasad Yadav Indian National Congress (U)
1984 Rajendra Prasad Yadav Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Ramendra Kumar Yadav Janata Dal
1991 Sharad Yadav Janata Dal
1996 Sharad Yadav Janata Dal
1998 Lalu Prasad Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
1999 Sharad Yadav Janata Dal (United)
2004 Lalu Prasad Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
2004^ Pappu Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
2009 Sharad Yadav Janata Dal (United)
2014 Pappu Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
2019 Dinesh Chandra Yadav Janata Dal (United)

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

  • 2019 : See below
  • 2014 (brief details) : See below.
2014 Indian general elections: Madhepura
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Pappu Yadav 3,68,937
JD(U) Sharad Yadav 3,12,728
BJP Vijay Kumar Singh 2,52,534
NOTA None of the Above 21,924
BSP Gulzar Kumar 18,084
Independent Rajo Sah 12,247
Majority 56,209
Turnout NA
RJD gain from JD(U) Swing
2009 Indian general elections: Madhepura
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JD(U) Sharad Yadav 3,70,585 48.99 +9.56
RJD Prof. Ravindra Charan Yadav 1,92,964 25.51 -23.98
INC Dr. Tara Nand Sada 67,803 8.96 +8.96
CPI Om Prakash Narayan 28,112 3.72 +3.72
Independent Kishor Kumar 19,946 2.46 +2.46
Independent Mahadeo Yadav 12,657 1.67 +1.67
Independent Saakar Suresh Yadav 9,206 1.22 +1.22
RJP Dhanoj Kumar Tanti 9,180 1.21 +1.21
BSP Binod Kumar Jha 8,467 1.12 -1.92
Samata Party N.K. Singh 6,667 0.88 -0.51
Majority 1,77,621 23.48 +13.42
Turnout 7,56,450 50.17 +4.98
JD(U) gain from RJD Swing +9.56
2004 Indian general elections: Madhepura
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav 3,44,301 49.49
JD(U) Sharad Yadav 2,74,314 39.43
BSP Arvind Sah 21,152 3.04
Independent Satto Mandal 11,673 1.68
Samata Party N.K. Singh 9,685 1.39
SP Anant Lal Sada 8,493 1.22
Independent Prasanna Kumar 6,475 0.93
Majority 69,987 10.06
Turnout 6,95,674 45.19
RJD hold Swing
  • 1991-1996 : Sharad Yadav (Janata Dal)
  • 1996-1998 : Sharad Yadav (Janata Dal)
  • 1998-1999 : Lalu Prasad Yadav (RJD) defeated Sharad Yadav (JD(U))
  • 1999-2004 : Sharad Yadav of JD(U) (328,000 votes) defeated Lalu Yadav of RJD (298,000 votes)
  • 2004 : Lalu Yadav (RJD) defeated Sharad Yadav
  • 2004 (by-poll) : Pappu Yadav (RJD)
  • 2009-2014 : Sharad Yadav (JD(U))
  • 2014-2019 : Pappu Yadav of RJD defeated Sharad Yadav of JD(U) . Pappu Yadav's wife Ranjeet also won her Lok Sabha seat.
  • 2019 (current) : Dinesh Chandra Yadav of JD(U) defeated Sharad Yadav. Pappu Yadav came third behind them.

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