Saran (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Saran Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: सारण लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.[1][2] This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamenatary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. Before delimitation, it was Chapra (Lok Sabha constituency).

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Marhaura-117
  2. Chapra-118
  3. Garkha-119
  4. Amnour-120
  5. Parsa-121
  6. Sonpur-122

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Lalu Prasad Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal
2014 Rajiv Pratap Rudy Bharatiya Janata Party

Election Results[edit]

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Saran[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Rajiv Pratap Rudy 3,55,120 41.12 +2.83
RJD Rabri Devi 3,14,172 36.38 -10.38
JD(U) Saleem Perwez 1,07,008 12.39 N/A
BSP Bal Mukund Chauhan 15,500 1.79 -5.96
NOTA None of the Above 19,163 2.22 N/A
Majority 40,948 4.74 -4.18
Turnout 8,63,254 56.10 +7.33
BJP gain from RJD Swing

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Chapra-Saran
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RJD Lalu Prasad 2,74,209 47.21
BJP Rajiv Pratap Rudy 2,22,394 38.29
BSP Salim Parwez 45,027 7.75
Independent Sheo Das Singh 9,798 1.69
Majority 51,815 8.92
Turnout 5,80,829 48.77
RJD win (new seat)

See also[edit]

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