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jaharkhand (JH) Infographic

A prominent seat of the BJP in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is the Lok Sabha constituency of Khunti. As one of the 14 parliamentary
constituencies which are allotted to the state of Jharkhand, Khunti is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. 980,868 is the total electorate count in the Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 11).

Out of these 498,491 number of electorates are males and the remaining 482,377 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. The Khunti Parliamentary constituency covers the whole districts of Khunti and Simdega, and portions of the Ranchi and Seraikela Kharsawan districts. Out of the six legislative assembly segments which comprise this Lok Sabha constituency, the Kharsawan segment is situated in the Seraikela Kharsawan district, while the district of Ranchi houses the Tamar segment. Each of Khunti and Simdega covers two assembly segments. All of these six assembly segments are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. The most famous political leader here is Kariya Munda, who has enjoyed maximum mass appeal in this region. Munda, a significant leader of the BJP, has been elected the Member of Parliament from this seat seven times. This constituency of Khunti is economically underdeveloped, and thus comes under the Government of India’s special scheme of the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Khunti 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 Khunti constituency is Shri Kariya Munda of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201411Khunti(ST)Karia Munda M BJP 269185 Anosh Ekka M JKP 176937
200911Khunti(ST)Munda,Shri Kariya MBJP210214Neil TirkeyMINC130039
200411Khunti(ST)Sushila KerkettaFINC218158Kariya MundaMBJP166932

Facts about current sitting MP of Khunti Constituency

Name of MP Shri Kariya Munda
Age 82
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A.
Activities of Shri Kariya Munda in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 2
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 0
Attendance N/A

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



List of Assembly Constituencies in Khunti Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Kharsawan (ST)Torpa (ST)Kolebira (ST)
Tamar (ST)Khunti (ST)Simdega (ST)


Last Updated on February 24, 2015