Covering the entire district of Ramgarh and portions of the Hazaribagh district, the Hazaribagh parliamentary constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha seats allotted to the Maoist-affected state of Jharkhand. Five assembly segments comprise this constituency of Hazaribagh, of which two segments, namely, Ramgarh and Mandu fall within the geographical boundaries of Ramgarh, while the remaining three segments are spread over the district. The Hazaribagh Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 14) consists of 1,301,651 number of electorates in totality, of these 704,361 are males and 597,290 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests.
The district of Ramgarh was formed in 2007, by being carved out of the Hazaribagh district. While Hazaribagh has been recognized as an economically backward district, Ramgarh, which has rich coal and mineral reserves, is one of the primary industrial hubs in Jharkhand, housing some of the most significant large-scale industries of sponge iron, steel, refractory and thermal power and cement.
The district of Hazaribagh is part of the Red Corridor, as this region often faces the brunt of the whims of the Red Labels. Thus, the Hazaribagh constituency is one of the most political volatile segments of the parliament. Yashwant Sinha, former Finance Minister of India is the MP from the Hazaribagh constituency, representing the BJP. He has returned to the Hazaribagh seat for a total of 3 terms, making this parliamentary constituency much coveted and contested.
Hazaribagh Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Jayant Sinha||Bharatiya Janata Party||727359||0||1439||728798||67.42||Winner|
|Gopal Prasad Sahu||Indian National Congress||249022||0||228||249250||23.06||1st Runner-up|
|Bhubneshwar Prasad Mehta||Communist Party Of India||32074||0||35||32109||2.97||2nd Runner-up|
|Md. Moin Uddin Ahmad||Independent||15659||0||1||15660||1.45||3rd Runner-up|
|Ramavtar Mahto||Independent||14826||0||3||14829||1.37||4th Runner-up|
|Vinod Kumar||Bahujan Samaj Party||8768||0||25||8793||0.81||5th Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||7524||0||15||7539||0.7||6th Runner-up|
|Tekochand Mahto||Independent||5608||0||4||5612||0.52||7th Runner-up|
|Gautam Kumar||Independent||3046||0||2||3048||0.28||8th Runner-up|
|Rameshwar Ram Kushwaha||All India Forward Bloc||2393||0||3||2396||0.22||9th Runner-up|
|Rajesh Ranjan||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||2179||0||2||2181||0.2||10th Runner-up|
|Rajni Devi||Jai Prakash Janata Dal||2131||0||6||2137||0.2||11th Runner-up|
|Bhawesh Kumar Mishra||Bharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)||1840||0||2||1842||0.17||12th Runner-up|
|Md. Mubarak||Janata Congress||1795||0||7||1802||0.17||13th Runner-up|
|Misbahul Islam||Peoples Party Of India (Democratic)||1716||0||0||1716||0.16||14th Runner-up|
|Krishan Kumar Singh||Bharat Prabhat Party||1688||0||2||1690||0.16||15th Runner-up|
|Jagat Kumar Soni||Bhartiya Azad Sena||1527||0||0||1527||0.14||16th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Hazaribagh Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Hazaribagh 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 Hazaribagh constituency is Shri Yashwant Sinha of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||14||Hazaribagh||GEN||Jayant Sinha ||M ||BJP ||406931 ||Saurabh Narain Singh ||M ||INC ||247803|
|2009||14||Hazaribagh||GEN||Sinha,Shri Yashwant ||M||BJP||219810||Saurabh Narain Singh||M||INC||179646|
|2004||14||Hazaribagh||GEN||Bhubneshwar Prasad Mehta||M||CPI||356058||Yashwant Sinha||M||BJP||250730|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Hazaribagh Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Hazaribagh parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on June 27, 2020