Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
In 2009, Mangani Lal Mandal from the JD(U) won the Jhanjharpur seat. At present, BJP’s Birendra Kumar Chaudhary is the sitting MP.
Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 7
Total electors: 16,50,753
Female electors: 7,65,869
Male electors: 8,84,884
Delimited: Yes. Parts of Madhepura Assembly segment were merged with Jhanjharpur Assembly seat in 2008.
Assembly constituencies: Khajauli, Babubarhi, Rajnagar (SC), Jhanjharpur, Phulparas, Laukaha
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: JD(U)’s Devendra Prasad Yadav represented the constituency in 1999 and 2004, though in the latter polls he contested as an RJD candidate. In 2009, Mangani Lal Mandal from the JD(U) won the seat. At present, BJP’s Birendra Kumar Chaudhary is the sitting MP.
Demographics: It covers parts of Madhubani district. Jhanjharpur receives funding from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. It has a population of 44,87,379.
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