Known as the 'Coal Capital of India', the district of Dhanbad in Jharkhand partially houses the Dhanbad Parliamentary constituency. The Dhanbad Lok Sabha
According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Dhanbad Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 7) were 1,806,475 of which 799,935 are females and 1,006,540 are males. The Chandankiyari Assembly segment is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes. Known as industrial hubs of the state, both Dhanbad and Bokaro districts are home to some of the large-scale industries in the country, such as the Bokaro Steel Plant, the Bharat Coking Coal Limited in Dhanbad, the BEML Limited, the Bokaro Power Supply Corporation Private Limited, etc. Both these districts are controlled by the Bokaro Industrial Area Development Authority or BIADA, which ensures the supply of materials for industries in other parts of the country. However, both these districts have been identified as economically underdeveloped, as per the Ministry of the Panchayati Raj in 2006, and this constituency is thus funded under special schemes such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Dhanbad Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Dhanbad parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Dhanbad constituency is Shri Pashupati Nath Singh of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||7||Dhanbad||GEN||Pashupati Nath Singh||M||BJP||543491||Ajay Kumar Dubey||M||INC||250537|
|2009||7||Dhanbad||GEN||Singh,Shri Pashupati Nath||M||BJP||260521||Chandrashekhar Dubey||M||INC||202474|
|2004||7||Dhanbad||GEN||Chandra Shekhar Dubey||M||INC||355499||Rita Verma||M||BJP||236121|
Facts about current sitting MP of Dhanbad Constituency
|Name of MP||Pashupati Nath Singh|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Pashupati Nath Singh in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Dhanbad Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Dhanbad parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015