The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today (Saturday, March 23) announced the names of candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, in which Shatrughan Sinha has been replaced by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
BJP national general secretary Bhupendra Yadav announced the names of NDA candidates from Bihar.
Ram Vilas Paswan is not contesting Lok Sabha polls but his son Chirag Paswan is contesting from Jamui. LJP leader Chandan Kumar will be contesting from Nawada. Nawada MP, Giriraj Singh is contesting from Begusarai.
Ram Kripal Yadav is contesting from Patliputra, RK Singh from Arrah, Aswani Choubey from Buxar, Radha Mohan Singh from East Champaran, Rajiv Pratap Rudy from Saran.
NDA list does not carry the name of candidate from Khagaria as LJP has not decided any candidate for the seat yet.
NDA full list of Bihar candidates for polls
1) Valmikinagar: Vaidnath Mahto
2) West Champaran: Sanjay Jaiswal
3) East Champaran: Radha Mohan Singh
4) Purnea: Santosh Kumar Yadav
5) Sheohar: Rama Devi
6) Sitamarhi: Varun kumar, JDU
7) Muzaffarpur: Ajay Nishad
8) Madhubani: Ashok Kumar Yadav, BJP
9) Jhanjharpur: Ram Preet Mandal
10) Supaul: Kamat, JDU
11) Araria, Pradeep Singh, BJP
12) Kishan Ganj: Mahmood Ashraf, JDU
13) Katihar: Durl Chand Goswami
14) Darbhanga: Gopal Thakur
15) Gopalganj: Alok Kumar Suman, JDU
16) Siwan: Kavita Singh, JDU
17) Maharajganj: Janardan Singh, BJP
18) Saran: Rajiv Pradat Rudy, BJP
19) Hajipur: Pashupati Kumar Paras, LJP
20) Ujiarpur: Nityanand
21) Samastipur: Ramchandra Paswan, LJP
22) Begusarai: Giriraj Singh, BJP
23) Khagaria: To be announced by LJP seat
24) Bhagalpur: Ajay Kumar Mandal
25) Banka: Girdhari Lal
26) Munger: Rajiv Ranjan Singh, LJP
27) Nalanda: Kauslendra Kumar
28) Patna Sahib: Ravi Shankar Prasad
29) Patliputra: Ram Kripal yadav, BJP
30) Arrah: RK Singh, BJP
31) Buxar: Ashwini Kumar Chaubey, BJP
32) Sasaram: Chedi Paswaan, BJP
33) Karakad: Mahabali Singh, JDU
34) Jehanabad: Chandreshwar Prasad, JDU
35) Aurangabad: Sushil Kumar Singh
36) Gaya: Vijay Kumar Manjhi, JDU
37) Nawada: Chandan Kumar, LJP
38) Jamui: Chirag Paswan, LJP
39) Chapra: Rajiv Pratap Rudy
NDA comprises of three alliance partners and as per the seat sharing agreement BJP and JD (U) are contesting on 17 seats each while LJP is contesting on rest six seats.