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

Ranchi, December 11: The constituency of Barkatha goes to poll on December 12 in the third phase of polling in Jharkhand. Barkatha is located in the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand and is part of the Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency. The seat is currently represented by Janki Prasad Yadav of JVM. The major contest on this seat is between CPM candidates MD Ibrahim and Diganbar Kumar Mehta and RJD's Mohammad Khalid Khalil. 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
OM PRAKASH MEHTAIND917
AMIT KUMAR YADAV S/O-CHITRANJAN YADAV (Current MLA)IND72572
DIGANBAR KUMAR MEHTACPI5634
RAMCHANDRA PRASADIND5323
VINOD KUMAR MEHTAIND523
SANJAY YADAVIND505
JANKI PRASAD YADAVBJP47760
SUKHDEO YADAVIND413
BATESHWAR PRASAD MEHTAJVM33526
RAM PRASADIND3094
TUKLAL NAYAKBSP2476
ANIL RAYIND1955
GAUTAM KUMARIND1236
AMIT KUMAR YADAV S/O-RAJDEV YADAVIND1177
MAHESH KUMAR YADAVAAP1108
PRADEEP KUMAR MEHTAAJSU PartyNA
MOHAMMAD KHALID KHALILRashtriya Janata DalNA
ASHOK KUMARBaliraja PartyNA
MD IBRAHIMCommunist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)NA
MOHAMMAD ASRAF ANSARIAll India Majlis-E-Ittehadul MuslimeenNA