BJP's Lakhan Mardi has extended his lead by 1922 votes. Lakhan Mardi was leading by over 2,000 votes after the third round. BJP is leading in 29 seats so far across the state. Early trends showed, JMM's Ramdas Soren leading by 280 votes. Reserved under the Scheduled Tribe category, Ghatsila is one of the six Assembly segments of the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. Ghatsila falls in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Ghatsila seat is facing a contest between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the alliance of Congress, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
The BJP has fielded local leader Lakhan Mardi and dumped its incumbent MLA Lakshman Tudu. On the other hand, Hemant Soren-led JMM has fielded Ramdas Soren. The All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU) has issued the ticket to Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu, whereas, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) candidate from the constituency is Sunita Debdoot Soren.
Here’re Ghatshila Constituency Result 2019 live updates:
|O.S.N.||Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes|
|1||Kanai Murmu||Communist Party of India||1508||0||1508||1.21|
|2||Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu||AJSU Party||25618||0||25618||20.63|
|3||Ramdas Soren||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha||43607||0||43607||35.12|
|4||Lakhan Chandra Mardi||Bharatiya Janata Party||41166||0||41166||33.16|
|5||Dr Sunita Debdoot Soren||Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)||1216||0||1216||0.98|
|6||Amit Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||1493||0||1493||1.2|
|7||Anand Hembram||Bhartiya Azad Sena||203||0||203||0.16|
|8||Bijan Sardar||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)||358||0||358||0.29|
|9||Surya Singh Besra||Jharkhand People's Party||1512||0||1512||1.22|
|14||Lakhi Pado Singh||Independent||1181||0||1181||0.95|
|16||Sunil Kumar Murmu||Independent||1077||0||1077||0.87|
|17||NOTA||None of the Above||443||0||443||0.36|
In the 2014 Jharkhand Assembly Elections, Lakshman Tudu contested on BJP ticket and defeated Ramdas Soren of JMM. Lakshman Tudu got 32.48 percent of the votes.
The BJP, JD(U), JMM, JVM, CPI, SP, BSP and Marxist Co-ordination are the parties in fray from the Baharagora seat. The term of the current Assembly will end on 5 January 2020. The 82-member Jharkhand Assembly is being held in five phases between 30 November and 20 December with the counting of votes scheduled to take place on 23 December.