Patna, April 10: Voting for the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is taking place in four constituencies of Bihar today. Polling began for the Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui Parliamentary seats on Thursday, April 11, at 7 am. Security has been tightened in all the four constituencies that went to polls today, where 44 candidates are testing their fate. Bihar Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Constituency Wise Dates Of Voting And Results For General Elections. '
Polling in 15 Assembly in Bihar closes. Polling for Phase 1 Lok Sabha Elections 2019 concluded at 6 pm. 53% voting was registered. Voting in Aurangabad, Gaya, Jamui and Nawada were 49.85, 56, 54 and 52.50 per cent respectively. According to CNN Hindi report, bombs were recovered near a voting centre in Gaya, two tiffin bombs were also found in Aurangabad.
A total of 55,07,053 voters would be exercising their voting rights in 7,486 polling stations in the first phase in these four constituencies in Bihar. The state also has 45,000 service voters in the first phase. Besides live webcast of polling stations at 350 booths would be done. Helicopters and air ambulances have been pressed into the service to deal with any emergency.
Here's Phase 1 Highlights:
According to the ECI website, the major parties contesting in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 for these four seats include BJP, JD(U), HAM(S), BSP, LJP, RLSP and NCP. All the four constituencies are considered backwards and get financial assistance under Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase I: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 11
Lok Sabha Constituencies Going for Polls in Phase 1 With Details:
Aurangabad (36) Lok Sabha Seat 2014 Results:
Winning MP: Susheel Kumar Singh (BJP)
Losing Candidate: Nikhil Kumar (INC)
BJP: Susheel Kumar Singh
HAM(S): Upendra Kushwaha
BSP: Naresh Yadav
Gaya_SC (37) Lok Sabha Seat 2014 Results:
Winning MP: Hari Manjhi (JDU)
Losing Candidate: Ramji Manjhi (RJD)
JDU: Vijay Kumar Manjhi
HAM(S): Jitin Ram Manjhi
BSP: Dilip Kumar
Nawada (39) Lok Sabha Seat 2014 Results:
Winning MP: Giriraj Singh (BJP)
Losing Candidate: Raj Ballabh Prasad (JDU)
LJP: Chandan Kumar
RJD: Vibha Devi
RSP: Vishnu Dev Yadav
NCP: Navin Kumar
Jamui_SC (40) Lok Sabha Seat 2014 Results:
Winning MP: Chirag Paswan (LJP)
Losing Candidate: Sudhansu Shekhar Bhaskar (JDU)
LJP: Chirag Paswan
RLSP: Bhudev Choudhary
BSP: Upendra Ravidas
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 1: Schedule, Date, States And Constituencies
Voting for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will take place in seven phases. While the first phase of voting is being held today, the last phase of voting will take place on May 19. In Bihar, voting will take place in all the seven phases. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.