Karakat Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 35
Total electors: 15,69,989
Female electors: 7,24,282
Male electors: 8,45,707
Delimited: Yes. It came into existence in 2008.
Assembly constituencies: Nokha, Dehri, Karakat, Goh, Obra, Nabinagar.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: JD(U)’s Mahabali Singh became the MP in 2009. RSLP’s Upendra Kushwaha is the sitting MP.
Demographics: It covers parts of Rohtas and Aurangabad districts. Caste plays an important role in this constituency, which is dominated by Yadav, Rajput and Kushwaha castes, all of whom contribute at least 2 lakh voters each. They are followed by 1.6 lakh Brahmin and Bhumihar voters. Mahadalits and Economically Backward Castes are also found in sizeable numbers.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 08:23:50 IST