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The Bihar has 40 Lok Sabha constituencies and Gaya is one of them.
As per the last census report, Gaya houses 26,12,202 people. Out of them, 29.68% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.08% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 21.93% of voters are from urban areas while 78.07% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 15,00,751 voters, there are 7,90,868 male voters while 7,09,883 voters are females.
Elections for Gaya were held on Apr 11. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Hari Manjhi defeated RJD's Ramji Manjhi by a huge margin of 115,504 votes.
A total of 54% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a hard fought battle between Vijay Kumar (Janata Dal (United)) and Jitan Ram Manjhi (Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 152,426 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Dilip Kumar while Janata Dal (United) placed its bet on Vijay Kumar for this Lok Sabha seat.