Paschim Champaran (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Paschim Champaran Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: पश्चिम चंपारण लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, following delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, this constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha segments, which are:

  1. Nautan
  2. Chanpatia
  3. Bettiah
  4. Raxaul
  5. Sugauli
  6. Narkatia

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Paschim Champaran
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal 3,71,232 43.43
JD(U) Prakash Jha 2,60,978 30.53
RJD Raghunath Jha 1,21,800 14.25
NOTA None of the Above 18,804 2.20
Margin of victory 1,10,254 12.90
Turnout 8,54,800 62.57
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]