Covering parts of the Seraikela Kharsawan district and the whole of the West Singhbhum district is the parliamentary constituency of Singhbhum in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. Singhbhum is one of the 14 Lok Sabha segments which belong to the state of Jharkhand. The total number of electorates in the Singhbhum Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 10) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 957,406 of which 484,836 are males and 472,570 are females. This constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes.
A total of six Assembly segments make up this Lok Sabha seat, out of which the Seraikella legislative assembly segment is part of the Seraikela district, while the remaining five are part of the West Singhbhum district. Each of these six assembly segments is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. Although a stronghold of the Jharkhand Party in its formative years, this seat has alternated between the BJP and the Congress since 1996. The district of West Singhbhum, also known as Pashchimi Singhbhum, is part of the Red Corridor, owing to frequent infiltrations of the Red Rebels. This district has as its administrative headquarters, the town of Chaibasa.
Singhbhum 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
|Geeta Kora||Indian National Congress||431545||0||270||431815||49.11||Winner|
|Laxman Giluwa||Bharatiya Janata Party||359159||0||501||359660||40.9||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||24261||0||9||24270||2.76||2nd Runner-up|
|Pushpa Sinku||Independent||15215||0||9||15224||1.73||3rd Runner-up|
|Pratap Singh Banara||Ambedkarite Party Of India||11286||0||12||11298||1.28||4th Runner-up|
|Pardeshi Lal Munda||Bahujan Samaj Party||9483||0||8||9491||1.08||5th Runner-up|
|Anil Soren||Independent||9151||0||3||9154||1.04||6th Runner-up|
|Krishna Mardi||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (Ulgulan)||8640||0||32||8672||0.99||7th Runner-up|
|Hari Orawn||Kalinga Sena||5645||0||2||5647||0.64||8th Runner-up|
|Chandra Mohan Hembrom||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||4095||0||3||4098||0.47||9th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Singhbhum Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Singhbhum 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 Singhbhum constituency is Shri Laxman Giluwa of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||10||Singhbhum||(SC)||Laxman Giluwa ||M ||BJP ||303131 ||Geeta Kora ||M ||JBSP ||215607|
|2009||10||Singhbhum||(SC)||Kora,Shri Madhu ||M||IND||256827||Barkuwar Gagrai||M||BJP||167154|
|2004||10||Singhbhum||(ST)||Bagun Sumbrai||M||INC||221343||Laxman Gilua||M||BJP||162147|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Singhbhum Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Singhbhum parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Seraikella (ST)||Majhgaon (ST)||Manoharpur (ST)|
|Chaibasa (ST)||Jaganathpur (ST)||Chakradharpur (ST)|
Last Updated on June 27, 2020