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Sasaram Lok Sabha seat: BJP leader Chhedi Paswan leads

​Counting of votes for the Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end, and as expected Chhedi Paswan is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rivalMeira Kumar.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: May 23, 2019 13:13 IST
BJP leader Chhedi Paswan leads 

BJP leader Chhedi Paswan leads 

​Counting of votes for the Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency is nearing an end, and as expected Chhedi Paswan is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival Meira Kumar.

The Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Chhedi Paswan of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Chhedi Paswan beat Meira Kumar of Congress by receiving 43.20 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Sasaram had 1,607,747 registered electors -- 859,397 of them male and 748,350 female. The constituency had seen a 52.67 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the seventh phase of the election -- on May 19 and recorded a voter turnout of 51.43 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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