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Bihar's Buxar is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Buxar is 24,73,959, among which 16.51% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.25% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 7.76% of voters live in urban areas while 92.24% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 16,40,567 voters, there are 8,78,312 male voters while 7,62,255 voters are females.
The sitting MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey from BJP defeated RJD's Jagadanand Singh by a huge margin of 132,338 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 54% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Buxar is out, as Ashwini Kumar Choubey of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against Jagadanand Singh (Rashtriya Janata Dal). The former garnered 473053 votes and won by a margin of 117,609 votes.
Rashtriya Janata Dal fielded Jagadanand Singh while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Ashwini Kumar Choubey. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Sushil Kumar Singh.