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Out of 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, Patna Sahib is considered as one of the most important seats.
According to the census, the total population of Patna Sahib is 25,74,108, among which 6.12% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.02% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 73.37% of voters live in urban areas while 26.63% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 19,46,249. Of them, 10,52,278 and 8,93,971 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Patna Sahib were held on May 19. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Shatrughan Sinha defeated INC's Kunal Singh by a huge margin of 265,805 votes.
A total of 45% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Courtesy Ravi Shankar Prasad and Shatrughan Sinha of BJP and INC respectively, the contest for this Lok Sabha seat became engrossing.
Patna Sahib was one of the seats which kept journalists busy throughout poll season and the final results have favored RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD. By polling 607506, Bharatiya Janata Party's RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD won the highly-cited seat.