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Bihar's Karakat is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Karakat houses 24,89,118 people. Out of them, 19.82% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.09% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 13.49% of voters are from urban areas while 86.51% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,69,989. Of them, 8,45,707 and 7,24,282 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Karakat were held on May 19. Talking about previous elections, BLSP's sitting MP Upendra Kushwaha defeated RJD's Kanti Singh by a huge margin of 105,241 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Karakat, a total of 50% voters got inked.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, MAHABALI SINGH of Janata Dal (United) defeated Rashtriya Lok Samta Party's UPENDRA KUSHWAHA by a margin of 84,542. After a close shave, MAHABALI SINGH will now govern Karakat for the next five years.
Samajwadi Party fieled Ghanshyam Tiwari while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Raj Narayan Tiwari, and the Janata Dal (United) chose Mahabali Singh as their candidate.