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  • Constituency No : 12
  • Region : East Bihar
  • Total Assembly Segements: 6
Constituency Data 2014
Reservation for Unreserved
Number of Voters 15,,8,2,,626
Number of Male Voters 8,26,834
Number of Female Voters 7,55,758
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner JDU BJP
 
Turnout % 64.31% 53.99%
 
Margin of Victory 1,16,669 1,86,227
 
Margin of Victory % 11% 26%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019
  • | Voting Phase: 2

12. Purnia is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in East Bihar region of Bihar in East India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 14.28% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 5.87%. The estimated literacy level of Purnia is 53.13%. 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 2 on Thursday, April 18, 2019.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Santosh Kumar of JDU won in this seat by defeating the BJP candidate by a margin of 1,16,669 votes which was 11.46% of the total votes polled in the constituency. JDU had a vote share of 41.15% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 17 contestants in 2014.

In 2009, Uday Singh Alias Pappu Singh of BJP emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the IND candidate by a margin of 1,86,227 votes which was 26.42% of the total votes polled. BJP had a vote share of 51.50% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 20 contestants in 2009.

The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 64.31% and in 2009, the constituency registered 53.99% turnout during polling.

As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Purnia was: Santosh Kumar (JDU) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 8,26,834 men, 7,55,758 women and 34 voters of the third gender.

Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Purnia Lok Sabha results.

The geographic coordinates of Purnia is: 26 87.5

Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: पूर्णिया, बिहार (Hindi); পূর্ণিয়া, বিহার (Bengali); पूर्णिया, बिहार (Marathi); પુર્નિયા, બિહાર (Gujarati); பூர்ணியா, பீகார் (Tamil); పూర్ణియా, (Telugu); ಪೂರ್ಣಿಯ, ಬಿಹಾರ (Kannada); പുര്‍ണിയ, ബിഹാർ (Malayalam).

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Purnia Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
JD(U)
632924
54.85%
Santosh Kumar
INC
369463
32.02%
Uday Singh
IND
31795
2.76%
Shubhash Kumar Thakur
IND
21374
1.85%
Sageer Ahmad
NOTA
18569
1.61%
Nota
BSP
16537
1.43%
Jitendra Urab
IND
9359
0.81%
Anirudh Mehta
IND
9079
0.79%
Rajesh Kumar
JMM
7963
0.69%
Manju Murmu
IND
7565
0.66%
Ashok Kumar Singh
IND
7314
0.63%
Ashok Kumar Sah
IND
6947
0.60%
Shobha Soren
IND
4444
0.39%
Arjun Singh
IND
3403
0.29%
Rajiv Kumar Singh
IND
3175
0.28%
Dr. Mritunjay Kumar Jha
BLND
2625
0.23%
Sanoj Kumar Chauhan
IND
1404
0.12%
Md Akhtar Ali
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
JD(U)
4,18,826
41.15 %
Santosh Kumar
BJP
3,02,157
29.69 %
Uday Singh Alias Pappu Singh
INC
1,24,344
12.22 %
Amarnath Tiwari
JMM
50,446
4.96 %
Md Shamsher Alam
IND
18,776
1.84 %
Navlesh Pathak
AAAP
16,630
1.63 %
Sudeep Roy
NOTA
11,982
1.18 %
None Of The Above
BSP
11,196
1.1 %
Raj Kumar Oraon
IND
9,196
0.9 %
Sanjay Singh
JPS
9,162
0.9 %
Anil Kumar Mahto
IND
8,321
0.82 %
Kunj Bihari Paswan
CPI(ML)(L)
7,912
0.78 %
Pankaj Kumar Singh
BEMP
6,324
0.62 %
Syed Shah Eqbal Alam
IND
5,849
0.57 %
Md Akhtar Ali
BMUP
5,137
0.5 %
Md Shahid Akhtar
BJJD
4,664
0.46 %
Pramod Narayan Poddar
JDP
3,440
0.34 %
Fagu Marandi
SP
3,370
0.33 %
Mansur Alam
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
BJP
3,62,952
51.5 %
Uday Singh Alias Pappu Singh
IND
1,76,725
25.08 %
Shanti Priya
LJP
22,773
3.23 %
Shankar Jha
IND
21,754
3.09 %
Pramod Narayan Poddar
BSP
21,281
3.02 %
Naveen Kumar Singh
IND
18,986
2.69 %
Vijay Kumar Sah
IND
13,834
1.96 %
Upendranath Sagar
IND
9,039
1.28 %
Shiekh Akbar Ali
LTSD
7,472
1.06 %
Dr Irshad Ahmad Khan
IND
6,315
0.9 %
Sunil Kumar
IND
5,705
0.81 %
Jivachh Paswan
IND
5,513
0.78 %
Deep Narayan Singh
IND
5,245
0.74 %
Alimuddin Ansari
CPI(ML)(L)
5,152
0.73 %
Madhavi Sarkar
IND
4,679
0.66 %
Jagdish Prasad Yadav
IND
4,365
0.62 %
Abdul Sattar
JMM
3,610
0.51 %
Ashok Kumar Sah
IND
3,560
0.51 %
Kaushalya Devi
IND
2,925
0.42 %
Md Aisur Rahman
RVNP
2,867
0.41 %
Anil Kumar Bharati
 

Purnia: Assembly Segments Results(2015 Bihar Assembly Election Winners) 

Kasba INC
Banmankhi BJP
Rupauli JD(U)
Dhamdaha JD(U)
Purnia BJP
Korha INC
 

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