Purnia Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Purnia Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News Purnia, Bihar Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Bihar Parliamentary Constituency details 2014,Purnia MP Issues

 

Purnia Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Purnia Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News Purnia, Bihar Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Bihar Parliamentary Constituency details 2014,Purnia MP Issues

About Purnia:

Situated in the district of Purnia is the Lok Sabha constituency by the same name. The Purnia Parliamentary constituency, formerly known as Purnea, is one of the 40 Lok Sabha seats which belongs to the eastern Indian state of Bihar. The total number of electorates in the Purnia Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 12) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,305,396 of which 688,182 are males and 617,214 are females. 

 

 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Kasba

Rupauli

Purnia

Banmankhi

Dhamdaha

Korha

About Purnia:

The Purnia district is part of the Purnia Division, and its administrative seat of power is the Purnia town. With a total population of 3,673,127 (2011 census), the Purnia district is spread over 3,229 sq km of area. Although many agricultural products are grown in this constituency, such as paddy, pulses, wheat, vegetables, watermelons, the district of Purnia remains one of the thirty-six districts of Bihar that have been identified as economically backward. 

Political Background:

Although the Purnia Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by the BJP, one of the most popular leaders in this district is Phani Gopal Sengupta of the Indian National Congress. Sengupta was elected MP from here for three consecutive general elections, from 1957 to 1967.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Uday Singh Alias Pappu Singh

Age

61

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

14

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

554

Attendance

76%