Samastipur Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 23
Total electors: 15,03,005
Female electors: 6,96,404
Male electors: 8,05,601
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimited: Yes. It was a de-reserved constituency earlier
Assembly constituencies: Kusheshwar Asthan (SC), Hayaghat, Kalyanpur (SC), Warisnagar, Samastipur, Rosera (SC)
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Before delimitation, JD(U)’s Manjay Lal and RJD’s Alok Kumar Mehta won the seat in 1999 and 2004 respectively. It 2009, JD(U) leader Maheshwar Hazari represented the seat and was succeeded by LJSP’s Ram Chandra Paswan.
Demographics: It covers part of Darbhanga, Purvi Champaran, and Samastipur districts. Samastipur district has a population of 42,61,566 people, comprising 38 lakh Hindus. The region is economically backwards and receives support from the Centre under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 10:04:11 IST