Purnia (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Purnia Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Purnea) (Hindi: पूर्णिया लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Kasba
  2. Banmankhi
  3. Rupauli
  4. Dhamdaha
  5. Purnia
  6. Korha

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Year Winner Party
1952 Phani Gopal Sen Gupta Indian National Congress
Maneklal Madanlal Gandhi Indian National Congress
Benjaman Hansda Indian National Congress
Muhammad Islamuddin Indian National Congress
1957 Phani Gopal Sen Gupta Indian National Congress
1962 Phani Gopal Sen Gupta Indian National Congress
1967 Phani Gopal Sen Gupta Indian National Congress
1971 Mohammad Tahir Indian National Congress
1977 Lakhan Lal Kapoor Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Madhuri Singh Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Madhuri Singh Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Mohammed Taslimuddin Janata Dal
1991 Rajesh Ranjan Independent
1996 Rajesh Ranjan Samajwadi Party
1998 Jai Krishna Mandal Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Rajesh Ranjan Independent
2004 Uday Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Uday Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Santosh Kumar Kushwaha Janata Dal (United)
2019 Santosh Kumar Kushwaha Janata Dal (United)

General Election Result[edit]

General Election, 2019: Purnia
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JD(U) Santosh Kumar Kushwaha
INC Uday Singh
BSP
Majority
Turnout 11,53,989 65.37
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Purnia[3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Amarnath Tiwari 124344 12.22
BJP Uday Singh 302157 29.69
CPI (M) Pankaj Kumar Singh 7912 0.78
BSP Raj Kumar Uron 11196 1.10
JD(U) Santosh Kumar Kushwaha 418826 41.15
AAP Sudeep Roy 16630 1.63
JMM MD SHAMSHER ALAM 50446 4.96
NOTA None of the above 11982 1.18
Majority 116669 11.46
Turnout 1017732 64.31
JD(U) gain from BJP Swing
General Election, 2009: Purnia
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Uday Singh 3,62,952 51.50
IND. Shanti Priya 1,76,725 25.08
LJP Shankar Jha 22,773 3.23
IND. Pramod Narayan Poddar 21,754 3.09
BSP Naveen Kumar Singh 21,281 3.02
Majority 1,86,227 26.42
Turnout 7,04,752 53.99
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Commission of India" Archived 2009-01-31 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha Former Members" Archived 2008-06-16 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Navbharat Times"
  4. ^ "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 47. Retrieved 2015-09-21.
  5. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". ECI New Delhi. Archived from the original on May 25, 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-21.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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