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Bihar's Pataliputra is one of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Pataliputra is 25,45,080, among which 18.36% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.10% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 22.99% of voters live in urban areas while 77.01% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 17,36,074 voters in the constituency. Among which, 9,34,086 are male voters and 8,01,988 are female voters.
Polling for Pataliputra was held on May 19. In the last parliamentary polls, BJP's sitting MP Ram Kripal Yadav defeated RJD's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 40,322 votes.
A total of 56% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Pataliputra is out, as RAM KRIPAL YADAV of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against MISHA BHARTI (Rashtriya Janata Dal). The former garnered 509557 votes and won by a margin of 39,321 votes.
Rashtriya Janata Dal fieled Misha Bharti while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Ram Kripal Yadav, and the Bahujan Samaj Party chose Md. Kalimullah as their candidate.