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The Bihar has 40 Lok Sabha constituencies and Paschim Champaran is one of them.
As per the last census report, Paschim Champaran houses 26,08,619 people. Out of them, 11.45% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.66% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 10.62% of voters are from urban areas while 89.38% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 14,13,073. Of them, 7,69,352 and 6,43,721 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Paschim Champaran were held on May 12. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Dr. Sanjay Jayaswal defeated JD(U)'s Prakash Jha by a huge margin of 110,254 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 60%.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's DR. SANJAY JAISWAL crushed Rashtriya Lok Samta Party's BRIJESH KUMAR KUSHWAHA by a margin of 293,906 to win Paschim Champaran.
To win this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal. On the other hand, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Rakesh Kumar.