The Paschim Champaran or the West Champaran Lok Sabha constituency came into existence in 2008, following the Delimitation Commission of India’s Orders was instituted. It is one of the 40 Lok Sabha seats allotted to the state of Bihar.
This parliamentary constituency is part of the administrative district of West Champaran in the northern region of Bihar. Before the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008, the geographic region of this constituency was part of the Bettiah Lok Sabha constituency.
As this district which is part of the Tirhut division, shares a fluid border with the neighbouring country of Nepal, instances of high rates of crime and smuggling in the Paschim Champaran constituency are frequent. This makes the West Champaran district a part of the Red Corridor.
The density in this district is 750 inhabitants per square kilometer, making it one of the most important urban centres in Bihar. History remembers the West Champaran district as being one of the first regions to witness traces of the Satyagraha Andolon led by Mahatma Gandhi. Bettiah and its surrounding regions are famous for the anti-colonial struggles involving the indigo plantation. Six assembly segments make up this parliamentary constituency of Paschim Champaran.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Paschim Champaran Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Paschim Champaran 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 Paschim Champaran constituency is Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||2||Paschim Champaran||Gen||Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal||M||BJP||371232||Prakash Jha||M||JD(U)||260978|
|2009||2||Paschim Champaran||GEN||Jaiswal,Dr. Sanjay||M||BJP||198781||Prakash Jha||M||LJP||151438|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Paschim Champaran Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Paschim Champaran parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015