|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|NAND KUMAR RAI||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Winner
|ARUN KUMAR SINGH||Bharatiya Janata Party||63102|
|NAJMUL HODA||Bahujan Samaj Party||5658|
|RAGHUWAR BHAGAT||Communist Party of India||2319|
|HIRALAL KHADIA||Sarvajan Kalyan Loktantrik Party||2161|
|SANJAY KUMAR PASWAN||Independent||2099|
|AJAY KUMAR||Samajwadi Party||827|
|RAM EKWAL RAY||Garib Janta Dal (Secular)||799|
|MD. RUSTAM ALI||Akhil Bharatiya Hind Kranti Party||706|
|ABHAY KUMAR||Bajjikanchal Vikas Party||582|
|KRISHNA RAY||Rashtriya Samanta Dal|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|96||GEN||Phase IV||Oct 7th 2015||Nov 1st 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Baruraj is a legislative assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district and is a part of the Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency. There are a total of 2,37,798 eligible voters amongst them 1,28,214 are men and 1,09,583 women. Baruraj legislative assembly segment comprises Saraiya and Chochahin Chhapra gram panchayats of Paroo community development block and Motipur CD block.
One of the eleven assembly constituencies located in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, Baruraj is one of the 22 assembly seats which were won by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in the last general assembly polls in Bihar in Bihar.
In that election its candidate Brij Kishor Singh had polled 42783 votes to trounce his nearest rival Nand Kumar Rai by a margin of 14317 votes.
Nand Kumar Rai who contested on the ticket of the Janata Dal (United), secured 28466 votes and was followed by Baldeo Mahto of the congress who received 14274 votes.
The BJP and the JD (U) had won 91 and 115 seats respectively in 2010.
Brij Kishor Singh had also emerged victorious from Baruraj assembly seat in the February election in 2005 though he lost in the next assembly election in November held in the same year to Shashi Kumar Rai of the Janata Dal who had been representing the seat since 1985. Shashi Kumar Rai had contested the election in 1985 on the ticket Lok Dal to defeat the sitting Congress MLA Jamuna Singh. The seat went in favour of the Communist party of India (CPI) in 1977 when its nominee Balendra Prasad Singh emerged winner.
Ram Chandra Prasad Sahi of the Congress had been elected from the Baruraj assembly seat in 1951, 1987, 1962 and 1969.
Baruraj is one of the six assembly constituencies that combine to form the parliamentary constituency of Vaishali which is currently represented by Rama Kishore Singh of the Lok Jana Shakti Party (LJP) who won the seat by defeating his nearest rival and sitting RJD MP Raghuvansh Prasad Singh by a margin of 99267 votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections which resulted in the formation of Narendra Modi government at the centre. The LJP, which entered into an alliance with the BJP, won six parliamentary seats in Bihar in 2014 riding on the Modi wave that was sweeping the country at that time. Earlier Raghuvansh Prasad had won the Vaishali Lok Sabha seat five times in a row (1996, 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2009).
BJP has fielded Arun Kumar Singh in Baruraj.
He will contest against Nand Kumar Rai of RJD.
Nand Rai was the runner-up in the last assembly election. But he represented JD(U) at that time.
Sitting RJD MLA Braj Kishore Singh in Baruraj had joined the BJP after he was denied ticket by the party.
Braj Kishore won the seat with 42,783 votes in the 2010 assembly elections.
Nand Kumar Rai of JD(U) settled as the runner-up with 28,466 votes. Baruraj is a constituency in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar and is a part of the Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency of the state. Caste factor is prominent as the influence of Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD runs deep through clan loyalties and community bonding in this constituency.