35. Karakat is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in South Bihar region of Bihar in East India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 19.84% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.09%. The estimated literacy level of Karakat is 72.31%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 7 on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Upendra Kushwaha of RLSP won in this seat by defeating the RJD candidate by a margin of 1,05,241 votes which was 13.32% of the total votes polled in the constituency. RLSP had a vote share of 42.90% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 15 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Mahabali Singh of JDU emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the RJD candidate by a margin of 20,483 votes which was 3.55% of the total votes polled. JDU had a vote share of 34.13% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 16 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 50.01% and in 2009, the constituency registered 41.62% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Karakat was: Upendra Kushwaha (RLSP) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 8,49,474 men, 7,30,224 women and 860 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Karakat Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Karakat is: 25.1691 84.296
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: काराकाट, बिहार (Hindi); কারাকট, বিহার (Bengali); काराकाट, बिहार (Marathi); કારાકટ, બિહાર (Gujarati); காராகாட், பீகார் (Tamil); కారాకాట్, బిహార్ (Telugu); ಕರಕಟ್, ಬಿಹಾರ (Kannada); കരാകട്, ബിഹാർ (Malayalam).
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