Khunti 16th Lok Sabha Elections Latest News And Live Update
Second phase of polls starts in Jharkhand - April 17, 2014 08:42 AM
The second phase of polls begins in Jharkhand for six constituencies -Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Hazaribhag, Chaibasa, Khunti and Giridh. Prominent names in today's elections are Jayant Sinha, son of BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, deputy speaker of Lok Sabha, Karia Munda and MP from Ranchi Subhodh Kant Sahay.
Jharkhand votes for six seats Thursday - April 16, 2014 01:57 PM
Jharkhand will vote for six Lok Sabha seats Thursday in the face of a boycott call given by Maoist guerrillas. The six seats which go to polls are Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Chaibasa, Khuti, Giridih and Hazaribagh. All six seats are affected by the presence of the Maoist guerrillas. Khuti is one of the worst affected constituencies of the state. Source: IANS
Second phase polling in Jharkhand April 17 - April 15, 2014 03:35 PM
For the second phase Jharkhand poll April 17, the BJP has been toiling to retain its seats, while the Congress and other parties are trying to improve their tallies. The first phase of polling for four seats was held April 10. Six Lok Sabha constituencies - Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Khuti and Chaibasa - go to the polls April 17. Source: IANS
List of candidates of Khunti constituency for 2014
The table below shows who are the contesting BJP, Congress, independent etc. candidates from the Khunti Constituency in the Jharkhand General (Lok Sabha) Elections 2014.
|Khunti, Constituency No -(11)|
|Election Symbol||Political Party||Candidate Name|
|JVM||Basant Kumar Longa|
|SP||Nitima Bodra Bari|
|RADP||Mahadev Ravinath Pahan|
|IND||Jitendra Manki Alias Jitendra Prasad Manki|
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.
The table below represents the important dates associated with the Khunti General Elections 2014 and when are elections going to be held in Khunti - the date of issue of notification, nominations and much, more.
|Phase of General Election||Phase-5|
|Issue of Notification||19/03/2014|
|Last Date for filing Nominations||26/03/2014|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||27/03/2014|
|Last date for withdrawal of Candidature||29/03/2014|
|Date of Poll||17/04/2014|
|Counting of Votes||16/05/2014|
|Date before which the election shall be completed||28/05/2014|
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 MP||Sex||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Sex||Party||Vote|
|2009||11||Khunti||(ST)||Munda,Shri Kariya||M||BJP||210214||Neil Tirkey||M||INC||130039|
|2004||11||Khunti||(ST)||Sushila Kerketta||F||INC||218158||Kariya Munda||M||BJP||166932|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about sitting MP of Khunti Constituency
|Name of MP||Kariya Munda|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-09 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Activities of Kariya Munda in 15th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||N/A|
Note : As Deputy Speaker, this MP does not not sign the attendance register, ask questions, introduce private member bills, or participate in debates. (Data corresponds to the period 4 Jun 2009 to 18 Dec 2013.)
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)|