Samastipur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

Vidhan Sabha segmentsEdit

Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

  1. (78) Kusheshwar Asthan
  2. (84) Hayaghat
  3. (131) Kalyanpur
  4. (132) Warisnagar
  5. (133) Samastipur
  6. (139) Rosera

Kalyanpur, Warisnagar, Samastipur and Rosera is in Samastipur district, Kusheshwar Asthan and Hayaghat is in Darbhanga district of Bihar.

Members of Lok SabhaEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Satya Narayan Sinha Indian National Congress
1957 Satya Narayan Sinha Indian National Congress
1962 Satya Narayan Sinha [2] Indian National Congress
1967 Yamuna Prasad Mandal Indian National Congress
1971 Yamuna Prasad Mandal Indian National Congress
1977 Karpoori Thakur (Became CM in June 1977) Janata Party
1978^ Ajit Kumar Mehta (by-poll) Janata Party
1980 Ajit Kumar Mehta Janata Party (Secular)
1984 Ramdeo Rai Indian National Congress (I)
1989 Manjay Lal Janata Dal
1991 Manjay Lal Janata Dal
1996 Ajit Kumar Mehta Janata Dal
1998 Ajit Kumar Mehta Rashtriya Janata Dal
1999 Manjay Lal Janata Dal (United)
2004 Alok Kumar Mehta Rashtriya Janata Dal
2009 Maheshwar Hazari Janata Dal (United)
2014 Ram Chandra Paswan Lok Janshakti Party
2019 Ram Chandra Paswan (Died in 2019) Lok Janshakti Party
Prince Raj (by-election) [3] Lok Janshakti Party

General electionsEdit

Bye-elections, 2019: Samastipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
LJP Prince Raj 3,90,276 49.48
INC Ashok Kumar 2,88,186 36.54 +6.04
IND Suraj Kumar Das 36,152 4.58
NOTA None of the Above 25,694 3.26
Majority 1,02,090 12.94
Turnout 7,88,718 46.93 +13.86
LJP hold Swing

General election 2019Edit

2019 Indian general election: Samastipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
LJP Ram Chandra Paswan 5,62,443 55.19
INC Ashok Kumar 3,10,800 30.50 -0.03
NOTA None of the Above 35,417 3.48
WAP Vidya Nand Ram 29,392 2.88
IND. Suraj Kumar Das 22,187 2.18
Majority 2,51,643 24.69
Turnout 10,19,771 60.74
LJP hold Swing

General election 2014Edit

2014 Indian general election: Samastipur [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
LJP Ram Chandra Paswan 2,73,654 31.33
INC Ashok Kumar 2,63,529 30.53
JD(U) Maheshwar Hazari 2,00,124 23.18
NOTA None of the Above 29,211 3.38
JDR Baleshwar Paswan 15,837 1.83
Majority 10,128 0.80
Turnout 8,63,211 57.38
LJP gain from JD(U) Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule – XIII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India" (PDF). Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 1 November 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.elections.in/parliamentary-constituencies/1962-election-results.html
  3. ^ "Paswan's nephew Prince Raj wins LS bypoll to retain Samastipur seat for LJP". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  4. ^ "General Election of India 2014, Constituencywise detail result" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 68. 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.