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Jharia Constituency Result 2019: Congress's Purnima Niraj Singh wins by 12054 votes

Jharia Constituency Result 2019: Trends show Purnima Niraj Singh of Congress has won the elections in Jharia constituency.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 23, 2019 19:41 IST
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Jharia Constituency Result 2019: Trends show Purnima Niraj Singh of Congress has won the elections in Jharia constituency. 

Jharia is one of the six Assembly constituents of the Dhanbad Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. BJP’s Ragini Singh, wife of incumbent MLA Sanjeev Singh is contesting against Congress’s Purnima Singh, Niraj Singh’s widow. Sanjeev Singh, the sitting MLA, is currently in jail and awaiting trial for the alleged murder of his cousin, Niraj Singh, who was killed in 2017.

The constituency went to polls on November 16 under phase four election in the state. The five-phased assembly election in Jharkhand began on November 30.

BJP’s Sanjeev Singh is the sitting MLA of the constituency. BJP has won the last three elections from the Assembly seat. Sanjeev defeated Congress candidate Niraj Singh by a margin of over 30,000 seats.

In 2005 and 2009 Sanjeev's mother Kunti Devi won the seat contesting on a BJP ticket defeating Congress candidate Suresh Singh, both the times.

Here are live updates of Jharia Constituency Results 2019:

Jharkhand-Jharia
Result Status
O.S.N. Candidate Party EVM Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes
1 ABADHESH KUMAR AJSU Party 919 0 919 0.83
2 USHA DEVI All India Trinamool Congress 228 0 228 0.21
3 AJAZ KHAN Bahujan Samaj Party 384 0 384 0.35
4 PURNIMA NIRAJ SINGH Indian National Congress 53799 0 53799 48.67
5 YOGENDRA YADAV Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) 1933 0 1933 1.75
6 RAGINI SINGH Bharatiya Janata Party 49619 0 49619 44.89
7 JANKI DEVI Ambedkarite Party of India 326 0 326 0.29
8 DINANATH THAKUR Lok Jan Shakti Party 184 0 184 0.17
9 RUDAL PASWAN Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) 220 0 220 0.2
10 VIJAY KUMAR RAY Samajwadi Party 109 0 109 0.1
11 SAHJADI KHATOON Jan Sangharsh Virat Party 437 0 437 0.4
12 SALIK HUSSAIN Rashtriya Ulama Council 362 0 362 0.33
13 MD ALAM ANSARI Independent 615 0 615 0.56
14 INDRA JEET SINGH Independent 118 0 118 0.11
15 VICKY KUMAR Independent 368 0 368 0.33
16 SHIVCHARAN SHARMA Independent 399 0 399 0.36
17 SURAJ SINGH Independent 123 0 123 0.11
18 NOTA None of the Above 403 0 403 0.36
  Total   110546 0 110546

 

Constituency number: 39

Total electors: 2,94,847

Male: 1,57,444

Female: 1,37,403

Voter turnout in last Assembly Election: 68.2 per cent

Major parties in the fray:

The BJP, JD(U), JMM, JVM, CPI, SP, BSP and Marxist Co-ordination are the main parties from the seat.

The term of the current Assembly will end on 5 January 2020. Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 counting of votes and the declaration of the results is scheduled on the same day, which is December 23, 2019

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