|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|RAMVICHAR RAI||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Won
|RAJU KUMAR SINGH||Bharatiya Janata Party||59923|
|BASAWAN PRASAD BHAGAT||Samajwadi Party||2261|
|AKHILESHWAR PRASAD SINGH||Communist Party of India (Marxist)||2034|
|KRISHNA KUMAR JAISWAL||Rashtriya mahan Gantantra Party||1486|
|MOHAMMAD NASIM||Bahujan Samaj Party||1092|
|DEVESH CHANDRA||Samajwadi Janata Dal Democratic||866|
|NAWAL KISHORE SINGH||Garib Janta Dal (Secular)||590|
|JAI CHAND SAHANI||Sarvajan Kalyan Loktantrik Party||549|
|PRAMOD KUMAR||Bhartiya Janhit Dal||510|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1849|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|98||GEN||Phase IV||Oct 7th 2015||Nov 1st 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Sahebganj is a legislative assembly constituency in the Muzaffarpur district and is a part of the Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency. Sahebganj assembly segment comprises Bishunpur Saraiya, Anadpur Kharauni, Usti, Bahdinpur, Pandeh, Baijalpur, Neknampur, Chakki Suhagpur, Mohjamma, Chandkewari, Mohabbatpur, Dewariya West, Dewariya East, Khutahin, Dharfari, Kataru, Fatehabad, Jaimal Dumri, Gyaspur and Jafarpur gram panchayats of Paroo community development block; Sahebganj CD block. The Sahebganj assembly constituency has 2,53,937 eligible voters. There are 1,36,279 male and 1,17,644 female voters.
Raju Kumar Singh, whose membership has been terminated by the Bihar assembly Speaker, had retained the Sahebganj assembly seat in the last assembly polls to Bihar in 2010. In that election, while Raju Kumar Singh, who entered the fray as a nominee of the Janata Dal (United), had polled 46606 votes, his nearest rival, Ram Vichar Ray of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), received 41690 votes, Mahachandra Prasad Singh, who contested on the ticket of the Congress, came third with 14020 votes.
Earlier Raju Singh had won both the elections to the Maoists hit Sahebganj assembly constituency in 2005. In both occasions his nearest rival was Ram Vichar Ray who had been representing the seat since 1990. It has to be borne in mind that Bihar went to the assembly polls twice in 2005 because the earlier one held in February threw hung assembly necessitating the holding of the second assembly polls in the month of November of the same year.
Sahebganj assembly constituency has elected Ram Vichar Ray three times in a row (1990, 1995 and 2000). Shiv Sharan Singh of the Congress had won the seat 1972, 1982 and 1985. His win in 1982 came in a byepoll. Nawal Kishore Singh of the Congress had won in 1962, 1967 and 1980.
Sahebganj, located in the Muaaffarpur district of Bihar, 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).
Sitting JD(U) MLA Raju Kumar Singh is now in the poll fray as BJP contestant in Sahebganj which is part of Muzaffarpur district.
Both the candidates faced each other in 2010 assembly polls and are traditional rivals in this constituency.
He will find a tough contestant in Ramvichar Rai from RJD.
The Sahebganj constituency is represented in the state assembly by Raju Kumar Singh of JD(U). Raju Singh was elected as the MLA of Sahebganj in the assembly elections held in 2010. He had won 46,606 votes and defeated RJD's Ram Vichar Ray, who got 41,690 votes.