Katihar Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Katihar has a population of 30,71,029, of which 12,80,190 people are literate, as per Census 2011. It is backward district receiving funds under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
Katihar Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 11
Total electors: 14,46,478
Female electors: 6,77,434
Male electors: 7,69,044
Delimited: Yes. Prior to delimitation, Manihari Assembly segment was a de-reserved seat.
Assembly constituencies: Katihar, Kadwa, Balrampur, Pranpur, Manihari (ST), Barari
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: The constituency has remained a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stronghold till 2004. Nikhil Kumar Choudhary was the MP between 1999 and 2004. However, he lost to Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Tariq Anwar in 2014.
Demographics: It covers most parts of Katihar district. It has a population of 30,71,029, of which 12,80,190 people are literate, as per Census 2011. It is backward district receiving funds from the Centre under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
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