Arrah Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting of Votes On
The RJD retained the Arrah Lok Sabha seat in 1999 and 2004 polls. However, JD(U)’s Meena Singh won the seat in 2009 but, forfeited it to BJP’s Raj Kumar Singh in 2014.
Arrah Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 32
Total electors: 18,32,332
Female electors: 8,22,292
Male electors: 10,10,040
Delimited: Yes. Post-delimitation in 2008, it lost some of its key regions to Karakat Lok Sabha constituency.
Assembly constituencies: Sandesh, Barhara, Arrah, Agiaon (SC), Tarari, Jagdishpur, Shahpur.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) retained the seat in 1999 and 2004 polls. However, Janata Dal United JD(U)’s Meena Singh won the seat in 2009 but, forfeited it to BJP’s Raj Kumar Singh in 2014.
Demographics: It covers most parts of Bhojpur district. The district is affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and currently is a beneficiary of the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. It has a population of 27,28,407 people, as per Census 2011.
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