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
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 MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||11||Khunti||(ST)||Karia Munda||M||BJP||269185||Anosh Ekka||M||JKP||176937|
|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|
Facts about current sitting MP of Khunti Constituency
|Name of MP||Kariya Munda|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Activities of Kariya Munda 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 Khunti Parliamentary ConstituencyThe 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