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Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat: Ravi Shankar Prasad leads

Counting of votes for the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end, and as per trends, Ravi Shankar Prasad of BJP is leading on the seat with 1,30,000 votes greater than Shatrughan Sinha of Congress. 

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2019 13:35 IST
Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat: Ravi Shankar Prasad leads 

Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat: Ravi Shankar Prasad leads 

Counting of votes for the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end. As per trends, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad has taken a lead over Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha.

The Patna Sahib Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar state is currently held by Shatrughan Sinha of Congress. 

The key candidates in the Patna Sahib constituency for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are Ravi Shankar Prasad of BJP and Shatrughan Sinha of Congress.

Patna Sahib is one of the constituencies in 40-seat Bihar. At the time of the previous Lok Sabha elections in 2014, Patna Sahib had 1,946,249 registered electors -- 1,052,278 of them male and 893,971 female. The constituency had seen a 45.33% voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In Patna Sahib the male voter turnout was 48.60% and 41.48% female voters turned out for voting.

The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the seventh phase of the election -- on May 19 and recorded a voter turnout of 41.30 per cent.

The seven phases of the Lok Sabha polls 2019 covered a total of 543 constituencies. Voting in the first phase was conducted on April 11. 

Simultaneous elections were held to the assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha -- the results for which will also be out today.

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