Jehanabad Lok Sabha Election LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
A Naxal-hit area, Jehanabad district has a population of 11,25,313 people with 2,22,974 belonging to Scheduled Castes. It receives aid under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
Jehanabad Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 36
Total electors: 14,23,246
Female electors: 6,71,661
Male electors: 7,51,585
Assembly constituencies: Arwal, Kurtha, Jahanabad, Ghosi, Makhdumpur (SC), Atri
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Traditionally a Communist bastion, the seat has been won by RJD, JD(U) and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party in the last four elections. In 1999, JD(U)’s Arun Kumar won the seat but lost it to RJD’s Ganesh Prasad Singh in 2004. In 2009, JD(U)’s Jagdish Sharma grabbed the seat. RLSP’s Arun Kumar is the current MP.
Demographics: It covers the entire Arwal and Jehanabad districts and a part of Gaya district. It is a Naxal-hit area. Jehanabad district has a population of 11,25,313 people with 2,22,974 belonging to Scheduled Castes. It receives aid under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. Arwal district has a population of 7,00,843 people with a literacy rate of 55.12 percent.
Following the incident, six trains were diverted and five cancelled
"These are mere speculations and there is no basis for such talks. I don't know the source of such reports. I am only interested in uniting all opposition parties...," said the CM when asked if he had plans to enter the Lok Sabha contest from UP.
Tejashwi Yadav also accused the BJP of making false claims and promises and dubbed the party as "Badka Jhuta Party" (big lying party)