Counting of votes polled in the November 3 by-elections to Dumka and Bermo assembly seats in Jharkhand began at 8 am on Tuesday amidst tight security, election officials said.
The alliance of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) bagged 47 seats among themselves to throw the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) out of power from Jharkhand
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Saraikela Constituency result: JMM's Champai Soren has won the Saraikela seat trumping BJP's Ganesh Mahali.
Tundi constituency Results 2019:Mathura Prasad Mahato of JMM has won the election by 25659 votes.
JMM working president Hemant Soren, who contested the election from two seats — Barhait and Dumka, has claimed victory in both the seats in the Jharkhand assembly election.
Jharia Constituency Result 2019: Trends show Purnima Niraj Singh of Congress has won the elections in Jharia constituency.
Maheshpur Constituency Result: As the counting of votes came to an end in Maheshpur Constituency, JMM's Stephen Marandi has won the elections by 34106 votes.
Dumka Constituency Result Live: As the counting of votes came to an end in Dumka constituency, JMM's CM candidate Hemant Soren has won the elections by 13188 votes.
JMM's CM candidate Hemant Soren has won by 25740 votes in Jharkhand's Barhait constituency.He was contesting from 2 seats -- Dumka and Barhait and he claimed victory in both the constituencies.
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Jharkhand Assembly elections: Important candidates in the fray include Raj Paliwar, Louis Marandi and Randhir Singh, all Ministers in the Raghubar Das cabinet. Hemant Soren, the Chief Ministerial candidate of the Congress-JMM-RJD combine, is contesting from Dumka as well as Barhet.
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An estimated 62.54 per cent of over 47 lakh electorate cast their votes in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections to 15 seats on Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.
Polling in 15 constituencies including 5 naxal affected constituencies of Bagodar, Jamua (SC), Giridh, Dumri and Tundi will begin at 7 am. While the polling in the 5 naxal affected constituencies will end at 3 pm, in other constituencies, voters will be able to cast their votes till 5 pm.
"I don't want to make government of any party or individual. I want the government of the people of Jharkhand which works for overall development of the people.... For me, the Congress and the BJP are same," Mahato said when asked about whom his party would support if the polls throw up a fractured mandate.
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