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

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

About the Constituency:

As part of the Darbhanga district in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Darbhanga is one of the forty parliamentary constituencies which belong to this state. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Darbhanga Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 14) were 1,307,067 of which 601,794 are females and 705,273 are males. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Gaura Bauram

Alinagar

Darbhanga

Benipur

Darbhanga Rural

Bahdurpur

About Darbhanga:

With the city of Darbhanga as its administrative headquarters, the Darbhanga district is one of the most renowned regions in Bihar, as it houses a number of varied communities of the state, mostly the minority sections of the society. Although agriculture is the main occupation in this region, this district of Darbhanga has been identified as one of the 250 districts in the country to be economically underdeveloped. Thus Darbhanga receives aid under special governmental schemes such as the Backward Region Grant Fund Programme.

Political Background:

The seat of Darbhanga has alternated between the BJP and the RJD since the general polls of 1998, before which the seat was in the hands of the Janata Dal for a number of decades. Six assembly constituencies comprise the Lok Sabha constituency of Darbhanga.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Kirti (Jha) Azad

Age

54

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

32

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

283

Attendance

94%