About Bishunpur Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Reserved for the Scheduled Tribes, the assembly constituency of Bishunpur is represented by RAKAP (Rashtriya Kalyan Paksha). Chamra Linda won the assembly elections of 2009. He defeated his nearest rival Shiv Kumar Bhagat of INC (Indian National Congress) with a huge margin. Linda bagged 44461 votes as against Bhagat's 27751 votes. Located in Gumla district of Jharkhand, the assembly constituency belongs to Lohardaga parliamentary constituency. As per 2011, the city had a population of 62,319.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Bishunpur Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Bishunpur assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||69||Bishunpur||(ST)||Chamra Linda||M||JMM||55851||Samir Oraon||M||BJP||45008|
|2009||69||Bishunpur||(ST)||Chamra Linda||M||RAKAP||44461||Shiv Kumar Bhagat||M||INC||27751|
|2005||69||Bishunpur||(ST)||Chandresh Oraon||M||BJP||24099||Chamra Linda||M||IND||23530|