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The Bihar has 40 Lok Sabha constituencies and Gopalganj is one of them.
As per the last census report, Gopalganj houses 25,62,012 people. Out of them, 12.49% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 2.37% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 6.35% of voters are from urban areas while 93.65% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 16,52,767 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,61,019 are male voters and 7,91,748 are female voters.
The sitting MP Janak Ram from BJP defeated INC's Dr. Jyoti Bharti by a huge margin of 286,936 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 55% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a completely one-sided battle, Janata Dal (United)'s DR. ALOK KUMAR SUMAN crushed Rashtriya Janata Dal's SURENDRA RAM by a margin of 286,434 to win Gopalganj.
Lok Janshakti Party fielded Dr. Alok Kumar Suman while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Kunal Kishore Vivek. Similarly, the Rashtriya Janata Dal placed its bet on Surendra Ram.