|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Result|
|SANJIV CHAURASIA||Bharatiya Janata Party||92671|
|RAJEEV RANJAN PRASAD||Janata Dal (United)||67892|
|UDAY CHANDRA CHOUDHARY||Hindustan Vikas Dal||2673|
|RAJEEV RANJAN SINGH -ALIAS- PINTU SINGH||Samras Samaj Party||2597|
|PRAMOD KUMAR NANDAN||Communist Party of India||1827|
|RANVIJAY KUMAR||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)||1488|
|SIDHESHWAR PASWAN||Bahujan Samaj Party||927|
|MEERA GUPTA||Bhartiya Jan Hitkari Party||860|
|SANJAY KUMAR (CHITKOHRA BASTI)||Lok Awaz Dal||843|
|RAM PRASAD CHANDRAVANSHI||Bharatiya Momin Front||676|
|RAVINDRA SINGH||Aam Janta Party Rashtriya||657|
|SUBODH KUMAR SHRIVASTAV||Independent||655|
|ER. HEMANT KUMAR||Independent||634|
|REENA PETER||Lok Sewa Dal||585|
|MAHENDRA PRASAD||National Janta Party (Indian)||569|
|ARUN KUMAR SINGH||Bhartiya Lokmat Rashtrwadi Party||506|
|SUMAN KUMARI SINGH||Independent||503|
|MD. DANIS KHAN||Garib Janta Dal (Secular)||435|
|BABY KUMARI||All India Forward Bloc||390|
|SITA RAM AGRAWAL||Independent||389|
|CHANDRAWATI DEVI||Bahujan Nyay Dal||354|
|SANJAY KUMAR (DIGHA GHAT)||Jawan Kisan Morcha||342|
|SANJAY VERMA||National Peoples Party||333|
|PRAMOD KUMAR SINGH||National Jagaran Party||253|
|JAYSHANKARPANDEY||Rashtra Sewa Dal||244|
|ASHRAF||Rashtriya Samanta Dal||242|
|MANORANJAN KUMAR SRIVASTAV||Independent||241|
|SUNIL KUMAR MISHRA (S. K. MISHRA)||Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha||233|
|JANTI DEVI||Gareeb Aadmi Party||231|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1490|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|181||GEN||Phase III||Oct 1st 2015||Oct 28th 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Digha is a legislative assembly constituency is located in the Patna district and a part of the Patna Sahib Lok Sabhaconstituency. Digha has a 3,71,372, voters out of whom 1,98,457 are men and 1,72,898 are women. It comprise Ward Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6, Digha-Mainpura, Ward No. 38, Patliputra Housing Colony, Badalpura, Ward No. 39, Sabazpura, Ward No. 40, Ward No. 41, Ward No. 42, Khalilpura and Nakta Diyara gram panchayats of Patna Rural community development block.
One of the four assembly constituencies located in the district of Buxar in Bihar, Digha is currently held by Dil Mani Devi Kunwar of the BJP who had defeated her nearest rival and sitting MLA Ajit Chaudhary of the Lalu Yadavï¿½s Rashtirya Janata Dal (RJD) by an impressive margin of 20342 votes in the last general assembly elections to Bihar in 2010.
In that election, while Dil Mani Devi, the daughter-in-law of veteran Bihar BJP leader Kailashpati Mishra, polled 46196 votes, Ajit Chaudhary, an RJD minister, received 25854 votes. Also known as Dadan Singh Pahalwan, Dadan Yadav, the sitting Akhil Jan Vikas Dal MLA from the neighbouring Dumraon assembly constituency, came third with 13901 votes on the ticket of Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular) popularly called JD(S). Dadan Yadav had unsuccessfully contested the Buxar Lok Sabha seat in 2009 as an independent but he managed to secure 122975 votes against 132614 votes received by the RJD nominee Jagada Nand Singh, the winner of the seat.
Arvind Singh, who entered the 2010 assembly election to Digha on the ticket of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), came fourth with 10083 votes and was followed by Satyendra Kumar of the Congress with just 4735 votes.
Earlier Ajit Chaudhary had been elected four times from the Digha assembly constituency. In the October/ November assembly elections in 2005, he had defeated Vivek Thakur of the BJP by a margin of 6884 votes. Ajit Chaudhary polled 32138 votes against Vivek Thakurï¿½s 25254 votes. Usha Devi, Dadan Singh Pahalwanï¿½s wife and the only woman contesting the seat, received 8736 votes and was placed fourth. In the previous assembly election held in February, Ajit Chaudhary had trounced Narvadeshwar Tiwari of the BJP by 4177 votes.
Buxar, Dumraon and Rajpur are the other three assembly constituencies located in Buxar district.
Digha is one of the six assembly constituencies that combine to create the Buxar parliamentary constituency currently represented by Ashwani Kumar Choubey of the BJP who retained the seat for the BJP by defeating his nearest rival and sitting RJD MP Jagada Nand Singh by a margin of 1,32,338 votes in the last parliamentary elections in 2014.
Buxar, Dumraon, Rajpur, Dinara and Ramgarh are the other six assembly constituencies falling under the Buxar Lok Sabha seat.
BJP's Sanjeev Chaurasia will contest from Digha constituency. Rajiv Ranjan of JD(U) will contest against the BJP candidate here. Three decades old in politics, Ranjan is also the spokesperson for his party and had fought twice against Sushil Kumar Modi in 1990 and 1995 as a JD(U) contender. Sitting MLA Ranjan is hopeful the development works done by CM Nitish Kumar will fetch him votes and he will retain his power after the election. Rajiv Ranjan is a PG diploma holder in Ecology and Environment and Masters in Labour and Social Welfare.