Valmiki Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Bihar state in eastern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, following delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. This seat is currently vacant, the bye-election is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency Details

Assembly segmentsEdit

This constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:

  1. (01) Valmiki Nagar
  2. (02) Ramnagar
  3. (03) Narkatiaganj
  4. (04) Bagaha
  5. (05) Lauriya
  6. (09) Sikta

All the above 6 assembly seats is in West Champaran district (Bettiah) of Bihar.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Candidate Party
Before 2008 Seat Did Not Exist
2009 Baidyanath Prasad Mahto Janata Dal (United)
2014 Satish Chandra Dubey Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Baidyanath Prasad Mahto Janata Dal (United)
2020 Sunil Kumar Janata Dal (United)

Election resultsEdit

Bye-election, 2020: Valmiki Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(U) Sunil Kumar 4,03,360 38.08
INC Pravesh Kumar Mishra 3,80,821 35.95
BPP Shailendra Kumar 1,09,711 10.36
RLSP Prem Kumar Chaudhary 52,396 4.95
NOTA None of the Above 41,041 3.87
Majority 22,539 2.13
Turnout 10,61,198 61.36
JD(U) hold Swing
2019 Indian general elections: Valmiki Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(U) Baidyanath Prasad Mahto 6,02,660 58.39 +49.32
INC Shashwat Kedar 2,48,044 24.03 -3.32
BSP Deepak Yadav 62,963 6.10
Independent Suresh Sah 14,870 1.44
NOTA None of the Above 34,338 3.33 +1.61
Majority 3,54,616 34.36
Turnout 10,32,090 61.97
JD(U) gain from BJP Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Valmiki Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Satish Chandra Dubey 3,64,013 40.44 +40.44
INC Purnmasi Ram 2,46,218 27.35 +22.88
JD(U) Baidyanath Prasad Mahto 81,612 9.07 -37.33
Independent Dilip Varma 58,817 6.53 +6.53
BED Amar Sahani 35,888 3.99 +3.99
JMM Prof. Amaresh Prasad 27,603 3.07 +3.07
NOTA None of the Above 15,515 1.72
CPI(ML)L Virendra Prasad Gupta 12,581 1.40 -0.89
BSP Shailesh Kumar Diwakar 11,668 1.30 -6.40
Majority 1,17,795 13.09
Turnout 9,00,127 61.80
BJP gain from JD(U) Swing
2009 Indian general elections: Valmiki Nagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(U) Baidyanath Prasad Mahto 2,77,696 46.40
Independent Fakhruddin 94,021 15.71
BSP Manan Mishra 46,058 7.70
RJD Raghunath Jha 45,699 7.64
NCP Dilip Varma 38,650 6.46
INC Mohammad Shamim Akhtar 26,762 4.47
Majority 1,83,675 30.69
Turnout 5,98,447 46.91
JD(U) win (new seat)

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