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Pataliputra Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014


Pataliputra Lok Sabha Election 2014 Summary

Pataliputra constituency saw a tough battle between RJD's Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharti and her uncle Ramkripal Yadav. Ramkripal who fought on BJP ticket won the seat defeating Misa Bharti by a margin of 40322 votes. He managed to gain 383262 votes, while Misa gave him a tough fight garnering 342940 votes. Ranjan Prasad Yadav, sitting MP from this constituency, stood third with 97228 votes.

In the last Lok Sabha elections in 2009, this seat was won by Prof. Ranjan Prasad Yadav of JD(U) who had garnered 269298 votes, defeating Lalu Prasad of RJD by a slim margin of 23541 votes.

The historically significant Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 40 Parliamentary seats which are allotted to the state of Bihar. The Pataliputra Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 31) consists of 1,526,241 number of electorates in totality, of these 817,820 are males and 708,421 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests.
This constituency is situated in the district of Patna.

Pataliputra, which was originally built as a city by Magadha ruler Ajatasatru in the ancient period, survived a prominent historical as well as archaeological legacy even during the period of the Mauryan kings, especially Ashoka the Great. The Patna district has the city of Patna as its administrative headquarters, which is the capital of Bihar. Out of the 38 administrative districts of Bihar, Patna is the most populous, housing a total of 5,772,804 people (2011 census). This district is part of the Red Corridor, which results in frequent political upheavals. The Patna district has been identified as one of the 250 economically backward districts of the country, thus being funded by the government under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. A total of six Vidhan Sabha constituencies make up this Parliamentary constituency of Pataliputra, out of which Phulwari and Masaurhi are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste category.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Pataliputra Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Pataliputra 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 Pataliputra constituency is Ram Kripal Yadav of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201431PataliputraGenRam Kripal YadavMBJP383262Misha BhartiFRJD342940
200931PataliputraGENYadav, Prof. Ranjan Prasad MJD(U)269298Lalu PrasadMRJD245757
19511PataliputraGENSarangdhar SinghMINC64992Gyan ChandMSP38294

Facts about current sitting MP of Pataliputra Constituency

Name of MP Shri Ram Kripal Yadav
Age 61
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
Activities of Shri Ram Kripal Yadav in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 30
Private member bills passed 1
Questions asked 1
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Pataliputra Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Pataliputra parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
DanapurManerPhulwari (SC)
Masaurhi (SC)PaliganjBikram


Last Updated on February 24, 2015


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