Sasaram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India.

Vidhan Sabha segments[edit]

As of May 2019, Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:

  1. (204) Mohania
  2. (205) Bhabua
  3. (206) Chainpur
  4. (207) Chenari
  5. (208) Sasaram
  6. (209) Kargahar

Mohania, Bhabua and Chainpur is in Kaimur district, while Chenari, Sasaram and Kargahar is in Rohtas district of Bihar.

Members of Lok Sabha[edit]

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

Year Winner Party
1952 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress (Constituency was named Shahabad South) [3]
Ram Subhag Singh Indian National Congress
1957 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress
Ram Subhag Singh Indian National Congress
1962 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress
1967 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress
1971 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress
1977 Jagjivan Ram Congress For Democracy, using Bharatiya Lok Dal symbol
1980 Jagjivan Ram Janata Party
1984 Jagjivan Ram Indian National Congress (Jagjivan). Died mid-term in 1986.
1986 ^ Bye-poll winner not known.
1989 Chhedi Paswan Janata Dal
1991 Chhedi Paswan Janata Dal
1996 Muni Lall Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Muni Lall Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Muni Lall Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Meira Kumar Indian National Congress
2009 Meira Kumar Indian National Congress
2014 Chhedi Paswan Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Chhedi Paswan Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

2019 Election[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Sasaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Chhedi Paswan 4,94,800 50.76 +7.57
INC Meira Kumar 3,29,055 33.76 -1.96
BSP Manoj Kumar 86,406 8.86
NOTA None of the Above 18,988 1.95
Majority 1,65,745 17.00 +9.53
Turnout 9,75,577 54.57
BJP hold Swing

2014 Election[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Sasaram [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Chhedi Paswan 3,66,087 43.19
INC Meira Kumar 3,02,760 35.72
JD(U) Karra Parasu Ramaiah 93,310 11.01
BSP Baleshwar Bharti 31,528 3.72
AAP Geeta Arya 11,005 1.30
NOTA None of the Above 13,379 1.58
Majority 63,327 7.47
Turnout 8,47,608 52.72
BJP gain from INC Swing

1977 Election[edit]

  • Jagivan Ram (Cong for Democracy, w Janata Party support) : 327,995 votes
  • Mungeri Lall (INC) : 84,185 [6]

1952 Election[edit]

  • Two-candidates seat, named Shahabad South
  • Ram Subhag Singh (INC) : 114,988 votes. Lok Sabha Member #1
  • Radha Mohan Singh (SP) : 74,074
  • AND
  • Jagjiwan Ram (INC) : 111,524 votes. Lok Sabha Member #2
  • Chhattu Dusadh (SP) : 62,697

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Commission of India" Archived 31 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha Former Members" Archived 16 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ https://www.elections.in/parliamentary-constituencies/1951-election-results.html
  4. ^ "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 77. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". ECI New Delhi. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.elections.in/parliamentary-constituencies/1977-election-results.html

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