Bihar Lok Sabha Elections Date & Schedule 2019

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The Indian Election Commission has declared the General Elections schedule for the year 2019 today i.e. on 10/3/2019. According to the schedule the elections are to be held in seven phases for the 543 Lok Sabha Constituencies. The first Phase of Lok Sabha General Elections will be held on 11th April 2019 while the last Phase of General Elections will be held on 19th May 2019. The General Elections results will be announced on 23rd May 2019.

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The Indian Parliament elections will be held once in 5 years because the Parliament term in India will be for 5 years. The 16th Parliament term will be completed by the March so the Election Commission of India released the Lok Sabha Election Schedule for the 17th Parliament. There are 545 MP seats in Indian Parliament out of these 545 Lok Sabha Constituencies 543 are elected by the eligible voters of India and the remaining 2 Lok Sabha seats are nominated by the President of India.

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2019 Lok Sabha Elections Highlights:

  • Parliament Elections will be held in seven phases in all the 29 states and 7 Union Territories.
  • Along with the 2019 General Election schedule the Election Commission of India announced the Legislative Assembly elections in four States they are Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, and Sikkim.
  • Parliament elections 2019 polling starts from 11th April to 19th May 2019.
  • Lok Sabha General Elections will be held for all the 543 Constituencies.
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2019 Parliament Elections First Phase Date & Schedule Bihar:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 18th March 2019 Monday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 18th March 2019 Monday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 25th March 2019 Monday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 26th March 2019 Tuesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 28th March 2019 Thursday
6 Voting Day 11th April 2019 Thursday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday

Bihar Lok Sabha Elections Second Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 19th March 2019 Tuesday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 19th March 2019 Tuesday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 26th March 2019 Tuesday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 27th March 2019 Wednesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 29th March 2019 Friday
6 Voting Day 18th April 2019 Thursday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday

Bihar Lok Sabah Elections Third Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 28th March 2019 Thursday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 28th March 2019 Thursday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 4th April 2019 Thursday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 5th April 2019 Friday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 8th April 2019 Monday
6 Voting Day 23rd  April 2019 Tuesday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday
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Bihar Lok Sabah Elections Fourth Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 2nd April 2019 Tuesday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 2nd April 2019 Tuesday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 9th April 2019 Tuesday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 10th April 2019 Wednesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 12th April 2019 Friday
6 Voting Day 29th  April 2019 Monday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday

Bihar Lok Sabah Elections Fifth Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 10th April 2019 Wednesday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 10th April 2019 Wednesday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 18th April 2019 Thursday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 20th April 2019 Saturday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 22nd April 2019 Monday
6 Voting Day 6th May 2019 Monday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday
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Bihar Lok Sabah Elections Sixth Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 16th April 2019 Tuesday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 16th April 2019 Tuesday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 23rd April 2019 Tuesday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 24th April 2019 Wednesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 26th April 2019 Friday
6 Voting Day 12th May 2019 Sunday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday

Bihar Lok Sabah Elections Seventh Phase Date & Schedule:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 22nd April 2019 Monday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 22nd April 2019 Monday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 29th April 2019 Monday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 30th April 2019 Tuesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 2nd May 2019 Thursday
6 Voting Day   19th May 2019 Sunday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday
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Lok Sabha Constituencies of Bihar

Bihar is the third biggest State population wise in India, Bihar State consists of 40 Lok Sabha seats. Out of these 40 Constituencies 6 Constituencies are reserved for scheduled castes and the remaining 34 Lok Sabha Constituencies are in general category. During the 16th Lok Sabha Elections which were held in the year 2014, 21 seats were won by the BJP party while the RJD party has won 4 seats, LJSP has won 6 seats, RLSP 3 seats, while the Indian National Congress and NCP parties won 1 seat each and the JD(U) party has won remaining 2 seats.

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Bihar is the third biggest State in India in terms of population. Bihar State has 243 Assembly Constituencies. There are a total of 6.68 crores voters in Bihar State, out of these 6.68 crores voters 3.56 crores are male voters, 3.11 crores female voters and the rest 2,169 are the third gender voters. In the last Vidhan Sabha elections which were held in the year 2015, the Janata Dal party and its allies won 122 seats and formed the Government in the Bihar State. During the 16th Assembly elections in Bihar Nitish Kumar became the 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar State.

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Election Dates in Bihar Constituency wise

Phase -1 (Date of polling: April 11, 2019)
polling places: Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada, Jamui
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -2 (Date of polling: April 18, 2019)
polling places: Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -3 (Date of polling: April 23, 2019)
polling places: Jhanjharpur, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Khagaria
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -4 (Date of polling: April 29, 2019)
polling places: Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai, Munger
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -5 (Date of polling: May 6, 2019)
polling places: Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran, Hajipur
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -6 (Date of polling: May 12, 2019)
polling places: Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali,
Gopalganj, Siwan, Maharajganj
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Phase -7 (Date of polling: May 19, 2019)
polling places: Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Kurakat, Jahanabad
Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019

Major Political Parties in Bihar from 1951:

Indian National Congress (INC)

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)

Janta Dal (JD)

Samatha Party (SP)

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Nationalist Congress Part (NCP)

Jharkhand Mukthi Morcha (JMM)

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General Elections Results from 1951 to 2014 Bihar:

1951 General Elections: Indian National Congress

1957 General Elections: Indian National Congress

1962 General Elections: Indian National Congress won 39 out of 53, Swatantra Party: 7

1967 General Elections: Indian National Congress

1971 General Elections: Indian National Congress

1977 General Elections: Total: 54: Janata Party + Alliance: 54.

1980 General Elections: Total: 54. Congress won 39, CPI: 5

1984 General Elections: Indian National Congress won 48 out of 54 Constituencies.

1989 General Elections: Total: 54. Janata Dal + BJP: 32+8, CPI: 4, Congress: 4, JMM: 4.

1991 General Elections: JD: 31/54, CPI: 8, JMM: 6, BJP: 5, Congress: 1.

1996 General Elections: Janata Dal: 22, BJP: 18, Congress: 2

1998 General Elections: BJP+Samata alliance: 19+10, RJD: 17, Congress: 4

1999 General Elections: Total: 54. BJP+JDU): 23+18, RJD: 7, Congress: 4

2004 General Elections: Total: 40, RJD: 22, INC: 3; JD (U) +BJP: 6+5

2009 General Elections: Total 40; NDA: 32 (JD (U): 20, BJP: 12); UPA: 8 (RJD: 4, INC: 2).

2014 General Elections: 40; NDA: 31 (BJP: 22, LJP: 6, RLSP: 3); UPA: 9 (RJD: 4, JD (U): 2, INC: 2, NCP: 1).

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Bihar Lok Sabha Seats: (40)

No. Constituency Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
1 Valmiki Nagar None
2 Paschim Champaran None
3 Purvi Champaran None
4 Sheohar None
5 Sitamarhi None
6 Madhubani None
7 Jhanjharpur None
8 Supaul None
9 Araria None
10 Kishanganj None
11 Katihar None
12 Purnia None
13 Madhepura None
14 Darbhanga None
15 Muzaffarpur None
16 Vaishali None
17 Gopalganj SC
18 Siwan None
19 Maharajganj None
20 Saran None
21 Hajipur SC
22 Ujiarpur None
23 Samastipur SC
24 Begusarai None
25 Khagaria None
26 Bhagalpur None
27 Banka None
28 Munger None
29 Nalanda None
30 Patna Sahib None
31 Pataliputra None
32 Arrah None
33 Buxar None
34 Sasaram SC
35 Karakat None
36 Jahanabad None
37 Aurangabad None
38 Gaya SC
39 Nawada None
40 Jamui SC

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Sixteenth Lok Sabah Bihar Members List:

1 Araria Alam,Shri Sarfaraz RJD
2 Arrah Singh,Shri Raj Kumar BJP
3 Aurangabad Singh,Shri Sushil Kumar BJP
4 Banka Yadav,Shri Jay Prakash Narayan RJD
5 Bhagalpur Kumar,Shri Shailesh (Bulo Mandal) RJD
6 Buxar Choubey,Shri Ashwini Kumar BJP
7 Darbhanga Azad, Shri Kirti (JHA) BJP
8 Gaya(SC) Manjhi,Shri Hari BJP
9 Gopalganj(SC) Ram,Shri Janak BJP
10 Hajipur(SC) Paswan,Shri Ram Vilas LJSP
11 Jahanabad Kumar,Dr. Arun RLSP
12 Jamui(SC) Paswan,Shri Chirag LJSP
13 Jhanjharpur Chaudhary,Shri Birendra Kumar BJP
14 Karakat Kushwaha,Shri Upendra RLSP
15 Katihar Anwar, Shri Tariq NCP
16 Khagaria Kaiser,Choudhary Mehboob Ali LJSP
17 Madhepura Ranjan (Pappu Yadav),Shri Rajesh RJD
18 Madhubani Yadav,Shri Hukmdev Narayan BJP
19 Maharajganj Sigriwal,Shri Janardan Singh BJP
20 Munger Devi,Smt. Veena LJSP
21 Muzaffarpur Nishad,Shri Ajay BJP
22 Nalanda Kumar,Shri Kaushalendra JD(U)
23 Nawada Singh,Shri Giriraj BJP
24 Paschim Champaran Jaiswal,Dr. Sanjay BJP
25 Pataliputra Yadav,Shri Ram Kripal BJP
26 Patna Sahib Sinha,Shri Shatrughan Prasad BJP
27 Purnia Kumar,Shri Santosh JD(U)
28 Purvi Champaran Singh,Shri Radha Mohan BJP
29 Samastipur(SC) Paswan,Shri Ramchandra LJSP
30 Saran Rudy,Shri Rajiv Pratap BJP
31 Sasaram(SC) Paswan,Shri Chhedi BJP
32 Sheohar Devi,Smt. Rama BJP
33 Sitamarhi Sharma,Shri Ram Kumar RLSP
34 Siwan Yadav,Shri Om Prakash BJP
35 Supaul Ranjan,Smt. Ranjeet INC
36 Ujiarpur Rai,Shri Nityanand BJP
37 Vaishali Singh,Shri Rama Kishore LJSP
38 Valmiki Nagar Dubey,Shri Satish Chandra BJP

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