About Barkatha Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
A town in the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand, Barkatha had a population of 122,269 as per 2011 India census. The assembly constituency of Barkatha falls under Koderma parliamentary constituency. The seat has been occupied by BJP since 2005. Amit Kumar Yadav won the 2009 assembly elections. He defeated Janki Pr Yadav of JVM. Amit Kumar Yadav bagged 39485 votes as against Janki Pr Yadav's 30117 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Barkatha Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Barkatha assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||20||Barkatha||GEN||Janki Prasad Yadav||M||JVMP||63336||Amit Kumar Yadav||M||BJP||55129|
|2009||20||Barkatha||GEN||Amit Kumar Yadav||M||BJP||39485||Janki Pr Yadav||M||JVM||30117|
|2005||20||Barkatha||GEN||Chitranjan Yadav||M||BJP||37052||Digambar Kumar Mehata||M||IND||30129|