|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|KEDAR PRASAD GUPTA||Bharatiya Janata Party||Won
|MANOJ KUMAR SINGH||Janata Dal (United)||61657|
|MRITYUNJAY KUMAR||Samajwadi Party||4705|
|ABDUL GAFFAR||Communist Party of India (Marxist)||4487|
|PRAMOD KUMAR||Marxist Communist Party of India (United)||2233|
|BIMALESHWAR PRASAD||Swabhiman Party||1977|
|RAMNERESH YADAV||Bahujan Mukti Party||1964|
|JAY CHAND SINGH||Independent||1464|
|DR SANTOSH KUMAR||Independent||1453|
|AKBAR ALI PARWEZ||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||1386|
|POOJA KUMARI||Rashtravadi Janata Party||1358|
|BIRENDRA KUMAR @ BIRENDRA KUMAR VISHWAS||Independent||1328|
|SHIVCHANDRA PANDIT||Bahujan Kranti Party (Marxwad-Ambedkarwad)||1225|
|SAKAL BALMUA||National Janta Party (Indian)||1186|
|SANJAY THAKUR||Akhil Bhartiya Mithila Party||1066|
|LAKSHUMAN PRASAD SHARAN URF LAKSHMAN MAHTO||Independent||916|
|SARJIT SUMAN URF SURJIT KUMAR SAHAHI||Independent||905|
|KUMAR VIJAY||Nationalist Congress Party||883|
|RAJA KUMAR||Bharat Nirman Party||659|
|ASRAFI SAHNI||Sarvajan Kalyan Loktantrik Party||639|
|UTTAM PANDEY||Bahujan Samaj Party||638|
|ALOK KUMAR SINGH||Bajjikanchal Vikas Party||539|
|DINA NATH PRASAD SINGH||Rashtriya Samanta Dal||512|
|MUKESH KUMAR SINGH||Independent||505|
|DINESH KUMAR RAI||Independent||483|
|DILIP KUMAR CHOUDHARY||Independent||412|
|JAMIL AHMAD||Garib Janta Dal (Secular)||411|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1706|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|93||GEN||Phase IV||Oct 7th 2015||Nov 1st 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Kurhani is in Muzaffarpur district and Lok Sabha constituency. Kurhani has a total of 2,50,268 eligible voters. Amongst these, 1,33,913 are men and 1,16,351 are women. Kurhani assembly constituency comprises Kurhani community development block.
One of the eleven assembly constituencies located in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, Kurhani is currently held by Manoj Kumar Singh of the Nitish headed Janata Dal (United) who won the seat third time in the last assembly polls to Bihar in 2010 by a close margin of 1570 votes. In that election, while Manoj Kumar Singh polled 36757 votes, his nearest rival, Vijendra Chaudhary of the Ram Vilas Paswan led Lok Janashakti Party (LJP), received 35187 votes and was followed by Independent candidate Shah Alam Shabboo who secured 12083 votes. Vijendra Chaudhary, a four time winner of the Muzaffarpur assembly seat, unsuccessfully contested the Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha seat in the last parliamentary elections in 2014 on the ticket of the Janata Dal (United).
The Congress candidate Binod Chaudhary was relegated to the fourth place with 9896 votes. Earlier Manoj Kumar Singh had won both the elections to the Kurhani assembly constituency in 2005. While he had won the November election by defeating his nearest Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) rival Ajay Nishad by a margin of 8390 votes, he had trounced Basawan Prasad Bhagat, then a sitting RJD member, by 5952 votes.
Ajay Nishad, son of former Muzaffarpur MP Jai Narain Prasad Nishad, is currently the Muzaffarpur MP. Basawan Prasad Bhagat had claimed the Kurhani assembly seat in 1995 and 2000 on the tickets of Janata Dal and RJD. Jai Narain Prasad Nishad had been elected to the Lok Sabha from Muzaffarpur in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2009.
Kurhani seat went in favour of the Congress last time in 1985 when its candidate Sheonandan Rai was elected from the constituency.
Kurhani is one of the six assembly constituencies that combine to form the parliamentary constituency of Muzaffarpur which is currently represented by Ajay Nishad of the BJP who won the seat by defeating his nearest Congress rival Akhilesh Prasad Singh by a massive margin of 2, 22,422 votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections that elected the Narendra Modi government at the centre. Vijendra Chaudhary of the JD (U) came third in 2014 parliamentary elections to the Muzaffarpur. Vijendra Chaudhary has won the Muzaffarpur assembly seat four times (1995, 2000 and February as well as October/November 2005). Bijendra Chaudhary, who contested the Kurhani assembly seat in 2010 on the ticket of the LJP, was defeated by Manoj Kumar Singh of the Janata Dal (United) by a close margin of 1570 votes.
Other five assembly constituencies that fall under the Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha seat are Aurai, Gaighat, Bochahan, Sakra and Muzaffarpur.
Sitting JD(U) MLA Manoj Kushwaha will take on BJP candidate Kedar Gupta who has to contend with dissidents from his own party.
Saffron brigade is rife with dissidents and rebel activties in Kurhani constituency of Muzaffarpur district.
BJP's Muzaffarpur district general secretary Ranjan Kumar Sahu has been selected by dissidents to fight against the official nominee of BJP in Kurhani, Kedar Gupta.
According to sources, party workers were unhappy with the selection of Gupta who had joined BJP only 15 months back.
BJP's Ram Kumar Jha and Suresh Verma too were claimants for Kurhani seat. Presently, Manoj Kumar Singh of JD(U) represents Kurhani in the assembly. Singh captured the seat in the 2010 election having bagged 36,757 votes. He defeated LJP's Bijendra Chaudhary who fell short by 1,570 votes.