Barhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Jharkhand: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners
Barhi Assembly Seat. (Photo Credits: File Image)

Ranchi, December 11: The constituency of Barhi goes to poll on December 12 in the third phase of polling in Jharkhand. The main contest on the Barhi assembly seat is between Manoj Kumar Yadav and Uma Shankar Akela. The current sitting MLA from the seat is Manoj Kumar Yadav who had won on Congress ticket but joined the BJP later. Whereas Uma Shankar Akela was in BJP and is fighting on Congress ticket. Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Dates: Know Phase-Wise And Constituency-Wise Schedule For Vidhan Sabha Polls.

The major political parties contesting the Assembly Elections in Jharkhand include Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) and the alliance between Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress and Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). These three parties have come together to take on the BJP in the ensuing elections for the 81-member Jharkhand assembly. While BJP plans to go solo this time, the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress wil contest on 31 seats and RJD will contest on 7. Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019 Dates And Full Schedule Announced by Election Commission: Polling in 5 Phases.

In Jharkhand, the five-phase elections are scheduled to be contested between November 30 to December 20. The first phase of election in the state had taken place on November 30. The voting for the third phase will be conducted on December 12, the fourth phase on December 16, and the fifth and last phase on December 20.The counting of votes will take place on December 23.

In the 2014 Assembly polls in Jharkhand, the BJP had won the elections by defeating Congress and its major allies RJD, Janata Dal (United), and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Ever since Jharkhand was formed, it was the first time in 2014, that a single-party (BJP) formed a majority in the state assembly. The BJP had won in 43 seats out of 81 seats, 2 more that required majority.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
Umashankar Akela (Current MLA)INC84358
SANJAY KUMAR MEHTAAAP781
BASUDEW PASWANIND772
MANOJ KUMAR YADAVBJP72987
ARBIND KUMARJVM4282
MO. SERAJIND3686
BIPIN KUMAR SINHAIND2451
RAMANUJ KUMARCPI2219
MD. JAMAL UDDINBSP2032
MANOJ KUMAR PASWANIND1474
RAJEEV RANJANTMC1327
Chhathi DeviRashtriya Mahila PartyNA
DIGAMBER BHUIYAHindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)NA
SHIV KUMAR RAMPeoples Party of India (Democratic)NA