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.[1][2]

Patna Sahib
Bihar Wahlkreise Lok Sabha.svg
30 Patna Sahib Constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence2009 - present
Reservationnone
Current MPRavi Shankar Prasad
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2019
StateBihar
Total Electors21,42,842
Most Successful PartyBharatiya Janata Party (3 times)
Assembly ConstituenciesBakhtiarpur, Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar, Patna Sahib, Fatuha

Assembly SegmentsEdit

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electorates (2014
180 Bakhtiarpur None Patna 2,73,332
181 Digha None Patna 4,50,652
182 Bankipur None Patna 3,80,857
183 Kumhrar None Patna 4,23,660
184 Patna Sahib None Patna 3,51,887
185 Fatuha None Patna 2,65,620
Total: 21,46,008

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.
Election Winner Party
2009 Shatrughan Sinha Bharatiya Janata Party
2014
2019 Ravi Shankar Prasad

Election ResultsEdit

2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Patna Sahib
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ravi Shankar Prasad 6,07,506 61.85 +6.78
INC Shatrughan Sinha 3,22,849 32.87 +7.92
IND. Nimesh Shukla 9,319 0.95 N/A
IND. Javed Shamimuddin 5,446 0.55 N/A
IND. Rani Devi 5,255 0.53 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 5,076 0.52 -0.36
Majority 2,84,657 28.98 -1.14
Turnout 9,82,939 45.80 +0.47
BJP hold Swing +6.78

2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Patna Sahib [3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Shatrughan Sinha 4,85,905 55.07 -2.23
INC Kunal Singh 2,20,100 24.95 +13.85
JD(U) Dr. Gopal Prasad Sinha 91,024 10.32 N/A
AAP Parveen Amanullah 16,381 1.86 N/A
SP Umesh Kumar 10,836 1.23 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 7,727 0.88 N/A
Majority 2,65,805 30.12 -0.07
Turnout 8,82,262 45.33 +11.69
BJP hold Swing -2.23

2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Patna Sahib
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Shatrughan Sinha 3,16,549 57.30
RJD Vijay Kumar 1,49,779 27.11
INC Shekhar Suman 61,308 11.10
CPI (ML) Liberation Ram Narayan Rai 5,483 0.99
IND. Hemant Kumar Singh 4,588 0.83
IND. Sanjay Verma 2,463 0.45
Majority 1,66,770 30.19
Turnout 5,52,416 33.64
BJP win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PAPER TRAIL ON TEST".
  2. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/lok-sabha-elections-2014/news/Patna-Sahib-electorate-can-see-who-they-voted-for/articleshow/33303027.cms
  3. ^ "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 74. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
  4. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". ECI New Delhi. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-23.

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