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The Jharkhand has 14 Lok Sabha constituencies and Jamshedpur is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Jamshedpur is 22,93,919, among which 4.86% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 28.51% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 55.56% of voters live in urban areas while 44.44% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,81,665. Of them, 8,11,632 and 7,70,033 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, BJP's Bidyut Baran Mahato defeated Ajay Kumar from JVM. The margin was 99,876 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 66%.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's Bidyut Baran Mahato crushed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's Champai Soren by a margin of 302,090 to win Jamshedpur.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Bidyut Baran Mahato while the All India Trinamool Congress gave a ticket to Anjana Mahata. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Ashraf Hussain.