Patna Sahib (Lok Sabha constituency)
Patna Sahib (Lok Sabha Constituency) (Hindi: पटना साहिब लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is located in Patna district in Bihar. Until 2008, there was only one Lok Sabha seat for Patna, capital of Bihar. In the reorganisation effected that year, the city was awarded two seats, named Pataliputra (after the city's ancient name) and Patna Sahib. The Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) system with EVMs was used for the first time in this Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 elections.
30 Patna Sahib Constituency, post-2008 delimitation
|Existence||2009 - present|
|Current MP||Ravi Shankar Prasad|
|Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Most Successful Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (3 times)|
|Assembly Constituencies||Bakhtiarpur, Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar, Patna Sahib, Fatuha|
|Constituency number||Name||Reserved for (SC/ST/None)||District||Number of electorates (2014|
Member of ParliamentEdit
- From 1952 to 2004, there was only one Lok Sabha seat in Patna.
- In 2008 delimitation, the seat was divided into two seats; Patna Sahib and Pataliputra.
|2009||Shatrughan Sinha||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2019||Ravi Shankar Prasad|
|BJP||Ravi Shankar Prasad||6,07,506||61.85||+6.78|
|NOTA||None of the Above||5,076||0.52||-0.36|
|JD(U)||Dr. Gopal Prasad Sinha||91,024||10.32||N/A|
|NOTA||None of the Above||7,727||0.88||N/A|
|CPI (ML) Liberation||Ram Narayan Rai||5,483||0.99|
|IND.||Hemant Kumar Singh||4,588||0.83|
|BJP win (new seat)|
- "PAPER TRAIL ON TEST".
- "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 74. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
- "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". ECI New Delhi. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-23.