|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Result|
|AMAR NATH GAMI||Janata Dal (United)||65677|
|RAMESH CHOUDHARY||Lok Jan Shakti Party||32446|
|RAM SHANKAR CHOUDHARY||Shivsena||4084|
|HEM CHANDRA SINGH||Independent||1862|
|BASANT KUMAR MANDAL||Independent||1731|
|PURAN PASWAN||Bahujan Samaj Party||1179|
|THITHAR KUMAR PRAJAPTY||Lokpriya Samaj Party||923|
|SATYA NARAYAN MUKHIA||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)||837|
|BABU SAHEB MANDAL||Independent||595|
|BINOD KUMAR PANKAJ||Samajwadi Party||556|
|RAMSAKHA PASWAN||National Janta Party (Indian)||424|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||7844|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|84||GEN||Phase V||Oct 8th 2015||Nov 5th 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Hayaghat is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district and part of Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency. It comprises of Hayaghat community development block; Athar North, Athar South, Baligaon, Bhachhi, Bithauli, Chakwa Bharwari, Dhanauli, Gangdah Shivram, Gujrauli Ramauli, Harhacha, Hathauri North, Hathauri South, Jorja, Mithunia, Nimaithi, Paghari, Susari Turki and Thathopur of Baheri CD Block.
One of the ten assembly constituencies located in the Darbhanga district n Bihar, Hayaghat is currently held by Amarnath Gami who had won it for the BJP in the last assembly polls to Bihar in 2010 by defeating his nearest rival Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifee of the Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) by a margin of 6025 votes.
In that election, Amarnath Gami , who was later shown the door by the BJP for hobnobbing with the Janata Dal (united), polled 32023 votes, the LJP candidate received 25998 votes and was followed by Arvind Kumar Choudhari of the Congress who secured 5940 votes.
The BJP rebel Vijay Kumar Choudhry alias Bhola Choudhry who entered the fray as an Independent was thrown to the thirteenth place with 1147 votes. He had also contested the Darbhannga assembly seat in 2010. In the assembly elections in 2010, four assembly seats in the Darbhanga district were contested by the JD(U), while the remaining six seats were allotted to the its then ally BJP.
Harinandan Yadav, who had unsuccessfully contested the Bahadurpur assembly seat in 2010 on the ticket of the Lalu led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), was elected from the Hayaghat assembly constituency in both the elections in 2005. He had also claimed Hayaghat in 1995 as a nominee of the Janata Dal which later on disintegrated into several splinter groups such as RJD, JD (U), Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and JD(S).
Earlier Hayaghat assembly seat had sent independent candidate Umadhar Prasad Singh to the Bihar legislative assembly in 1985 and 2000. The seat went in favour of the Congress last time in 1980 when its nominee Madan Mohan Choudhary got elected from the seat by trouncing Janata Party member Kafil Ahmad who later emerged victorious in 1990 on the ticket of the Janata Dal.
Hayaghat is one of the seven assembly constituencies that combine to form the parliamentary constituency of Samastipur which is currently represented by Ram Chandra Paswan of the LJP who won the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Other six assembly constituencies that are parts of the Samastipur parliamentary seat are Kusheshwar Asthan, Kalyanpur, Warisnagar, Samastipur and Rosera.
Lok Jhanshakti Party candidate Ramesh Chaudhary has filed his nomination papers in Hayaghat on October 16 (Friday). LJP has fielded Ramesh Chaudhary to take on JD(U) candidate Amarnath Gami, the sitting MLA who won the assembly election in 2010 on a BJP ticket. The grand alliance is struggling to convince Muslims to vote for Amarnath Gami, the influential sitting MLA who has deserted the BJP to join the JD(U).
Earlier, it was rumoured that the NDA front would field a Muslim candidate, Shahnawaz Kaifi, who was Gami’s nearest rival last time. With the Muslim candidate in the fray, the NDA was hoping to win the trust of the community and further erode the vote banks of the JD(U). Amar Nath Gami of BJP represents Hayagahat in the assembly. Gami captured the seat with 32,023 votes in the 2010 assembly election.
He defeated Dr Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifi of LJP who won only 25,998 votes. Hayaghat is a part of the Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency, but comes under the jurisdiction of Darbhanga district.
The grand alliance is struggling to convince Muslims to vote for Amarnath Gami, the influential sitting MLA who has deserted the BJP to join the JD(U). The NDA front has tactfully fielded a Muslim, Shahnawaz Kaifi, who was Gami’s nearest rival last time. With the Muslim candidate in the fray, the NDA front is confident of winning the trust of the community and further eroding the vote banks of the JD(U).
Amar Nath Gami of BJP represents Hayagahat in the assembly. Gami captured the seat with 32,023 votes in the 2010 assembly election. He defeated Dr Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifi of LJP who won only 25,998 votes. Hayaghat is a part of the Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency, but comes under the jurisdiction of Darbhanga district.