Bihar’s Katihar constituency elected a BJP candidate in 2015
- The Purnia constituency is currently held by BJP MLA Tarkishore Prasad
- He defeated Bijay Singh of JD(U) in 2015
- A total of 71,588 women voted in Katihar in 2015
The Purnia constituency is currently held by BJP MLA Tarkishore Prasad who defeated Bijay Singh of JD(U) in 2015.
As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No 63. Katihar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Katihar community development block including Katihar nagar parishad; and Hasanganj CD Block.
Here are a few details about the Katihar constituency seat:
Name of the assembly constituency, district: Katihar Vidhan Sabha, Katihar
Polling date: November 7, 2020
2015 candidates: Tarkishore Prasad (BJP), Bijay Singh (JD(U))
Sitting MLA, party: Tarkishore Prasad (BJP)
Winning margin in 2015: 14,894 (9.76% of total valid votes)
Runner up name, party: Bijay Singh (JD(U))
Number of voters in 2015: 153,474
Percentage of votes polled in 2015: 63.30%
Number of women voters in 2015: 71,588