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Dumka Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

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Reserved for candidates of the Scheduled Tribes is the constituency of Dumka in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. It is one of the 14 Lok Sabha
segments of the state. It covers the Jamtara District, as well as portions of the Deoghar and Dumka districts. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Dumka Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 2) were 1,128,361 of which 542,479 are females and 585,882 are males. Being a stronghold of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha from as early as 1989, the volatile Dumka holds political significance in the country as Shibu Soren, one of the most successful Chief Ministers of the state, has won from this constituency as an MP for six times in a row, starting from 1989.

Out of the six Assembly segments which comprise this Lok Sabha seat of Dumka, the segments of Sikaripara, Dumka and Jama are reserved for candidates from the weaker sections of society. While the segment of Sarath is spread across the Deoghar District and the legislative assembly segments of Jamtara and Nala are in the Jamtara District, the remaining 3 assembly segments cover the entire district of Dumka. This constituency of Dumka is economically backward, as the three districts it covers have been identified by the Government of India as economically dependent. These are thus being funded by the government’s Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) programme.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Dumka Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Dumka 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 Dumka constituency is Shri Shibu Soren of JMM.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
20142Dumka(ST)Shibu Soren M JMM 335815 Sunil Soren M BJP 296785
20092Dumka(ST)Soren,Shri Shibu MJMM208518Sunil SorenMBJP189706
20042Dumka(ST)Shibu SorenMJMM339542Sone Lal HembromMBJP224527
2002Bye PolDumka(ST) Shibu Soren MJMM256360Ramesh Hembram MBJP163535

Facts about current sitting MP of Dumka Constituency

Name of MP Shri Shibu Soren
Age 74
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
Gender Male
Educational Qualification Matriculate
Activities of Shri Shibu Soren in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated NA
Private member bills passed NA
Questions asked NA
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.



List of Assembly Constituencies in Dumka Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Dumka parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Sikaripara (ST)JamtaraDumka (ST)
NalaSarathJama (ST)


Last Updated on February 24, 2015


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