Hazaribagh of Jharkhand

Hazaribagh

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Jharkhand's Hazaribagh is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

As per the last census report, Hazaribagh houses 24,23,186 people. Out of them, 15.25% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 12.96% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 29.19% of voters are from urban areas while 70.81% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,18,831. Of them, 8,12,487 and 7,06,344 are male and female voters respectively.

In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Jayant Sinha defeated INC's Saurabh Narain Singh by a huge margin of 159,128 votes.

A total of 64% voters cast their vote in these elections.

In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's JAYANT SINHA crushed Indian National Congress's GOPAL PRASAD SAHU by a margin of 479,548 to win Hazaribagh.

Communist Party of India fielded Bhubaneshwar Prasad Mehta while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Gopal Prasad Sahu. Similarly, the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Jayant Sinha.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Bhawesh Kumar Mishra

Bharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)

BJKD(D)

1842

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Bhubaneshwar Prasad Mehta

Communist Party of India

CPI

32109

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Gautam Kumar

Independent

IND

3048

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Gopal Prasad Sahu

Indian National Congress

INC

249250

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Jagat Kumar Soni

Bhartiya Azad Sena

BAS

1527

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Jayant Sinha

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

728798

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Krishna Kumar Singh

Bharat Prabhat Party

BPP

0

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Md. Moin Uddin Ahmad

Independent

IND

15660

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Md. Mubarak

Janata Congress

JC

1802

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Misbahul Islam

Peoples Party of India (Democratic)

PPI(D)

1716

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Rajesh Ranjan

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

2181

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Rajni Devi

Jai Prakash Janata Dal

JPJD

2137

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Ramavtar Mahto

Independent

IND

14829

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Rameshwar Ram Kushwaha

All India Forward Bloc

AIFB

2396

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Tekochand Mahto

Independent

IND

5612

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Vinod Kumar

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

8793

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