Situated in the Nalanda District in the southern region of Bihar, the Nalanda parliamentary constituency is one of the most influential and significant constituencies, owing to a rich historical importance of the place.
The Nalanda parliamentary constituency is part of the Patna division and is one of the most politically volatile constituencies in Bihar. The Nalanda district is part of the Red Corridor. The economy in the Nalanda parliamentary constituency thrives on crops such as tea, rice and other agricultural products. Although the Nalanda District is economically backward and is funded under the government’s special programme called Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
The total number of voters in the constituency, according to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections is 5,68,219 people. A stronghold not only of the Congress, but also of the Communist Party of India and the Janata Party, the Nalanda parliamentary constituency is dotted with seven assembly segments, out of which Rajgir constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Nalanda Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Nalanda parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Nalanda constituency is Kaushlendra Kumar of JD(U).
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||29||Nalanda||Gen||Kaushlendra Kumar||M||JD(U)||321982||Satya Nand Sharma||M||Lok Jan Shakti Party||312355|
|2009||29||Nalanda||GEN||Kumar,Shri Kaushalendra||M||JD(U)||299155||Satish Kumar||M||LJP||146478|
|2006||By Polls||Nalanda||GEN||Ramswaroop Prasad||M||JD(U)||171592||Dr. Arun Kumar||M||IND||54859|
|2004||31||Nalanda||GEN||Nitish Kumar||M||JD(U)||471310||Dr. Kumar Pushpanjay||M||LJNSP||368914|
|1999||34||Nalanda||GEN||George Fernandes||M||JD(U)||464458||Gaya Singh||M||CPI||358637|
|1998||34||Nalanda||GEN||George Fernandes||M||SAP||444784||Ram Swaroop Prasad||M||RJD||329114|
|1996||34||Nalanda||GEN||George Ferandes||M||SAP||486703||Vijai Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||318839|
|1991||33||Nalanda||GEN||Vijoy Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||365566||Ram Swaroop Prasad||M||INC||273695|
|1989||34||Nalanda||GEN||Ram Saroop Prasad||M||INC||256349||Vijoy Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||245137|
|1984||34||Nalanda||GEN||Vijay Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||230531||Pankaj Kumar Sinha||M||INC||191060|
|1980||34||Nalanda||GEN||Vijay Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||198959||Sidheshwar Prasad||M||INC(U)||136358|
|1977||34||Nalanda||GEN||Birendra Prasad||M||BLD||284684||Vijay Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||143662|
|1971||33||Nalanda||GEN||Sedheshwar Prasad||M||INC||223398||Shyam Sunder Prasad||M||BJS||93698|
|1967||33||Nalanda||GEN||S. Prasad||M||INC||148410||K. N. P. Singh||M||BJS||70317|
|1962||33||Nalanda||GEN||Sidheshwar Prasad||M||INC||95883||Vijay Kumar Yadav||M||CPI||58969|
|1957||27||Nalanda||GEN||Kailash Pati Singh||M||INC||75835||Krishna Pd. Sinha||M||IND||57516|
Facts about current sitting MP of Nalanda Constituency
|Name of MP||Kaushalendra Kumar|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Janata Dal (United)|
|Educational Qualification||Inter/ Higher Secondary|
|Activities of Kaushalendra Kumar in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Nalanda Parliamentary Constituency
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Nalanda parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on February 24, 2015