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Jhanjharpur Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Ramprit MandalJanata Dal (United)601597079460239156.8Winner
Gulab YadavRashtriya Janata Dal279168027227944026.351st Runner-up
Bipeen Kumar SinghwaitIndependent2950402295062.782nd Runner-up
Devendra Prasad YadavSamajwadi Janata Dal Democratic25586044256302.423rd Runner-up
Om Prakash PoddarIndependent2198701219882.074th Runner-up
Ganpati JhaIndependent2162507216322.045th Runner-up
Sanjay BhartiaIndependent1006002100620.956th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above916104292030.877th Runner-up
Raj Kumar SinghBahujan Samaj Party902604090660.858th Runner-up
Ganga Prasad YadavPeoples Party Of India (Democratic)88940689000.849th Runner-up
Prabhat PrasadSuheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party84260384290.7910th Runner-up
Bablu GuptaIndependent69020669080.6511th Runner-up
Lakshman Prasad YadavRepublican Party Of India (A)57120557170.5412th Runner-up
Surendra Prasad SumanAll India Forward Bloc49590549640.4713th Runner-up
Ramesh Kumar KamatAam Adhikar Morcha47840847920.4514th Runner-up
Ramanand ThakurShivsena440504144460.4215th Runner-up
Chhedi RamBhartiya Mitra Party392301739400.3716th Runner-up
Ratneshwar JhaAadarsh Mithila Party353301535480.3317th Runner-up

The Jhanjharpur parliamentary constituency is situated in the Madhubani district of Bihar. This district was formed in the year 1972, when it was split from the Darbhanga District.The total number of electorates in the Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 7) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,418,977 of which 757,310 are males and 661,667 are females.

As one of the 40 Lok Sabha seats which have been allotted to the eastern Indian state of Bihar, this constituency of Jhanjharpur covers a wide area featuring six assembly segments. Out of these six assembly segments, the assembly constituency of Rajnagar is reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled caste category. The Jhanjharpur Lok Sabha seat has been a primary stronghold of the Janata Dal party, which has won the seat a majority number of times.  

The economy in the Jhanjharpur constituency survives on the revenue generated by the famous art forms of Madhubani, which is imprinted as motifs on various materials such as bags, sarees and other materials, and exported to other parts of the world. Despite such rich traditional art being developed in this constituency, the economy of the Jhanjharpur parliamentary constituency is essentially backward, and is being funded under special governmental schemes such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.   

A total of 24,102 people comprise the population of the Jhanjharpur parliamentary constituency, as per the 2001 Census records. While 52% of the total population in this constituency is male, females comprise of the remaining 48%. Devandra Prasad Yadav of the erstwhile Janata Dal, and currently of the Janata Dal (United) has remained an MP from this seat for a total of five terms.

The Jamui Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 40) has a total of 1,404,016 electorates out of which 651,501 are females and 752,515 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. Belonging to the comparatively newly created Jamui district which was formed in 1991 after being separated from the Munger district, the Jamui parliamentary constituency is well known as one of the most politically stable constituencies of Bihar.  

Jamui constituency consists of six assembly constituencies, out of which four assembly segments belong to the Jamui district, while one constituency is spread across the Munger district and one assembly segment belongs to the Sheikhpura district. The Sikandra assembly segment, unlike the five other assembly segments which belong to this region, is reserved for the so-called marginalized sections of the society. The Jamui constituency was dissolved after the Lok Sabha elections in 1971. According to the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Constituencies Order of 2008, this parliamentary constituency of Jamui again came into existence in 2008.  

The Jamui district has been recognized as one of the 36 districts in Bihar that are economically dependent on special schemes of the government such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Jhanjharpur 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 Jhanjharpur constituency is Shri Birendra Kumar Chaudharyof BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
20147JhanjharpurGenBirendra Kumar ChaudharyMBJP335481Mangani Lal MandalMRJD280073
20097JhanjharpurGENMandal,Shri Mangani Lal MJD(U)265175Devendra Prasad YadavMRJD192466
200414JhanjharpurGENDevendra Prasad YadavMRJD323400Jagannath MishraMJD(U)310565
199914JhanjharpurGENDevendra Prasad YadavMJD(U)375852Surendra Prasad YadavMRJD248038
199814JhanjharpurGENSurendra Prasad YadavMRJD260700Jagdish N. ChoudharyMSAP223432
199614JhanjharpurGENDevendra Prasad YadavMJD358396Dhanik Lal MandalMINC280247
199114JhanjharpurGENDevendra Prasad YadavMJD372785Jagdina ChaudharyMINC242711
198914JhanjharpurGENDevandra Prassad YadavMJD339454Gauri Sankar RajhansMINC180118
198414JhanjharpurGENGauri Shankar RajhansMINC375745Dhanik Lal MandalMLKD170353
198014JhanjharpurGENDhanik Lal MandalMJNP(S)202710Jagannath MishraMINC(I)157227
197714JhanjharpurGENDhanik Lal MandalMBLD305554Jagannath MishraMINC148073

List of Assembly Constituencies in Jhanjharpur Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
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Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021
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