29. Nalanda is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in Central Bihar region of Bihar in East India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 21.12% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.05%. The estimated literacy level of Nalanda is 64.43%. 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, Kaushlendra Kumar of JDU won in this seat by defeating the LJP candidate by a margin of 9,627 votes which was 1.04% of the total votes polled in the constituency. JDU had a vote share of 34.93% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 22 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Kaushalendra Kumar of JDU emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the LJP candidate by a margin of 1,52,677 votes which was 26.87% of the total votes polled. JDU had a vote share of 52.65% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 25 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 47.23% and in 2009, the constituency registered 33.05% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Nalanda was: Kaushlendra Kumar (JDU) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 10,36,575 men, 9,15,392 women and 0 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Nalanda Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Nalanda is: 25.1365 85.4437
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: नालंदा, बिहार (Hindi); নালন্দা, বিহার (Bengali); नालंदा, बिहार (Marathi); નાલંદા, બિહાર (Gujarati); நாலந்தா, பீகார் (Tamil); నలందా, బిహార్ (Telugu); ನಳಂದ, ಬಿಹಾರ (Kannada); നളന്ദ, ബിഹാർ (Malayalam).
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