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The Jharkhand has 14 Lok Sabha constituencies and Palamau is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 28,34,681 people stay in Palamau. Out of them, 25.90% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 28,34,681 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 10.43% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 89.57% people.
Out of the total 16,45,957 voters, there are 8,90,010 male voters while 7,55,947 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Vishnu Dayal Ram defeated RJD's Manoj Kumar by a huge margin of 263,942 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 59%.
Bharatiya Janata Party's VISHNU DAYAL RAM swept Palamau by a vote margin of 477,606. Rashtriya Janata Dal's GHURAN RAM managed to garner only 278053.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Vishnu Dayal Ram while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Anjana Bhuiyan. Ghuran Ram was the candiate from Rashtriya Janata Dal.