Shatrughan Sinha wins from Patna Sahib; Prakash Jha loses, again
Bollywood actor-turned-politician and BJP sitting MP Shatrughan Sinha has won from the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency
Patna: Bollywood actor-turned-politician and BJP sitting MP Shatrughan Sinha has won from the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency.
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Sinha, popularly known as 'Bihari Babu', defeated Congress candidate Kunal Singh, a Bhojpuri filmstar, by over one lakh votes.
Filmmaker and Janata Dal-United candidate Prakash Jha lost from the West Champaran Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar. He was defeated from the constituency for the third time.
Jha lost to sitting BJP MP Sanjay Jaiswal.
He unsuccessfully contested as an Independent in 2004 and on a Lok Janshakti Party ticket in 2009 from the same constituency.
Jha is known for his socio-political films like 'Gangaajal', 'Rajneeti' and 'Satyagraha'.