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The Bihar has 40 Lok Sabha constituencies and Samastipur is one of them.
As per the last census report, Samastipur houses 25,19,687 people. Out of them, 19.47% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.08% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 4.92% of voters are from urban areas while 95.08% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 15,03,005 voters, there are 8,05,601 male voters while 6,97,404 voters are females.
To recall, the sitting MP Ram Chandra Paswan from LJP defeated INC's Dr. Ashok Kumar by a small margin of 6,872 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Samastipur, a total of 57% voters got inked.
In a completely one-sided battle, Lok Jan Shakti Party's Ramchandra Paswan crushed Indian National Congress's Dr. Ashok Kumar by a margin of 251,643 to win Samastipur.
Jan Adhikar Party fielded Ratan Bihari while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Dr. Ashok Kumar. Similarly, the Lok Janshakti Party placed its bet on Ramchandra Paswan.