About Dhanwar Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
A town in the Giridih district of Jharkhand, Dhanwar had a population of 267,352 as per 2011 India census. The assembly constituency of Dhanwar falls under Koderma parliamentary constituency. The seat was occupied by BJP in 2005. But Nizamuddin Ansari of JVM won the 2009 assembly elections. He defeated Raj Kumar Yadav of CPI(ML)(L). Ansari bagged 50392 votes as against Yadav's 45419 votes. The place is famous for its 'Chath' puja.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Dhanwar Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Dhanwar assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||28||Dhanwar||GEN||Raj Kumar Yadaw||M||CPI(M)(L)||50634||Babulal Marandi||M||JVMP||39922|
|2009||28||Dhanwar||GEN||Nizamuddin Ansari||M||JVM||50392||Raj Kumar Yadav||M||CPI(ML)(L)||45419|
|2005||28||Dhanwar||GEN||Ravindra Kumar Rai||M||BJP||42357||Raj Kumar Yadav||M||CPI(ML)(L)||39023|
Last Updated on December 23, 2019