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Bihar's Jahanabad is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Jahanabad houses 22,83,923 people. Out of them, 22.17% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.09% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 8.19% of voters are from urban areas while 91.81% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,23,246 voters, there are 7,51,585 male voters while 6,71,661 voters are females.
Polling for Jahanabad was held on May 19. In the last parliamentary polls, BLSP's sitting MP Dr. Arun Kumar defeated RJD's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 42,340 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 57%.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Dr. Mohammad Jawed of Indian National Congress defeated Janata Dal (United)'s Syed Mahmood Ashraf by a margin of 34,466. After a close shave, Dr. Mohammad Jawed will now govern Jahanabad for the next five years.
Rashtriya Janata Dal fieled Surendra Prasad Yadav while the Janata Dal (United) placed its bet on Chandeshwar Prasad, and the Bahujan Samaj Party chose Nitya Nand Singh as their candidate.