Bihar :8 Lok Sabha seats to Vote on 12 May

Bihar Lok Sabha Lok Sabha Election 2019

8 Parliamentary Constituencies in Bihar to go to Polls in Phase VI of General Elections 2019

127 candidates including 16 female candidates in fray

13,793 Polling stations in place for smooth conduct of Polls

In Phase VI of General Elections, 8 Parliamentary Constituencies (PC) namely Valmikinagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan and Maharajganj in Bihar will go to Polls on 12th May.

127 candidates including 16 female candidates are in fray for these 8 Lok Sabha seats. Valmikinagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Siwan and Maharajganj PCs are General Seats whereas Gopalganj PC is reserved for SC.

As per the data issued by CEO Bihar, there are total 1,38,02,576 General voters in these 8 PCs, out of which 73,05,983 are males, 64,96,117 females and 476 third gender voters. 13,793 Polling stations have been set up in this phase of elections in Bihar.

Interesting fact of Phase VI Elections in Bihar is that Gopalganj is the largest PC in terms of area and number of voters both, whereas Paschim Champaran PC is the smallest in terms of number of voters. Maximum Number of Candidates i.e. 22 each are contesting from Purvi Champaran and Vaishali PCs. Out of total 16 female candidates in fray, 8 are contesting from Vaishali PC, 4 are contesting from Siwan PC and 1 each from Valmikinagar, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar and Maharajganj PCs.

Parliamentary Constituency-wise details of Voters, Number of Candidates, Polling Stations pertaining to Bihar are given below:

Constituencies

Electorate

No. of Polling Booths

No. of Contesting Candidates

Male

Female

Third Gender

Total

1) Valmikinagar

8,93,428

7,70,524

96

16,64,048

1701

13

2) Paschim Champaran

8,76,758

7,54,309

63

16,31,130

1647

09

3) Purvi Champaran

8,81,809

7,74,609

26

16,56,444

1611

22

4) Sheohar

8,95,320

7,89,406

68

16,84,794

1670

18

5) Vaishali

9,30,061

8,03,397

48

17,33,506

1803

22

6) Gopalganj (SC)

9,38,734

8,98,550

73

18,37,357

1906

13

7) Siwan

9,38,984

8,55,346

53

17,94,383

1787

19

8) Maharajganj

9,50,889

8,49,976

49

18,00,914

1848

11

Total

73,05,983

64,96,117

476

1,38,02,576

13,793

127

Details of Parties contesting in Bihar Phase VI General Elections:

Party-wise List of Candidates:

Name of Political Party

Number of Candidates

  1. Recognized National and State Political Parties

Party Name

Male

Female

Total

1

AITC

0

0

0

2

BSP

7

0

7

3

BJP

3

1

4

4

CPI

1

0

1

5

CPI(M)

0

0

0

6

INC

1

0

1

7

NCP

1

0

1

8

RJD

4

1

5

9

JD (U)

2

1

3

10

LJP

0

1

1

11

RLSP

2

0

2

  1. Registered Political Parties (other than recognised national and state political parties)

45

6

51

  1. Independents

45

6

51

Total

111

16

127