Aurangabad Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 37
Total electors: 15,36,153
Female electors: 7,10,579
Male electors: 8,25,574
Delimited: Yes. Konch Assembly seat was dissolved and made part of a new Assembly segment, Tikari, in 2008. Imamganj Assembly seat was also added in 2008. Kutumba Assembly segment was created in 2008.
Assembly constituencies: Kutumba (SC), Aurangabad, Rafiganj, Gurua, Imamganj (SC), Tikari.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: From 1999 to 2009, Congress controlled the seat but in 2009, Sushil Kumar Singh of the JD(U) defeated RJD’s Shakil Ahmed Khan. Singh won the seat again in 2014 on a BJP ticket.
Demographics: A Maoist-dominated constituency, it is spread across parts of Aurangabad and Gaya districts. The constituency has a sizeable Rajput and Muslim population, who together form at least 20 percent of the population. Aurangabad district also receives funding under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 08:08:50 IST