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The Jharkhand has 14 Lok Sabha constituencies and Chatra is one of them.
As per the last census report, Chatra houses 21,75,924 people. Out of them, 28.24% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 19.39% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 4.68% of voters are from urban areas while 95.32% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 13,12,545 voters, there are 6,96,514 male voters while 6,16,031 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Sunil Kumar Singh defeated INC's Dhiraj Prasad Sahu by a huge margin of 178,026 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 54%.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's SUNIL KUMAR SINGH crushed Indian National Congress's MANOJ KUMAR YADAV by a margin of 377,871 to win Chatra.
For this seat, Rashtriya Janata Dal placed its bet on Subhash Prasad Yadav while the Indian National Congress fielded Manoj Kumar Yadav. Arjun Kumar was the candiate from Communist Party of India.