Chatra Lok Sabha Constituency Election Results 2019 in Jharkhand: Sunil Kumar Singh of BJP Wins The Seat
Chatra Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Election Commission of India has declared the final results of Chatra constituency in Jharkhand. The seat was has been won by Sunil Kumar Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In the polling held on April 29 - when the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held - the constituency recorded a turnout of 52 per cent. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results: Check Tally of BJP, Congress, Other Parties.

While four of these five assembly segments, that is the majority segments, are reserved for the candidates belonging to the marginalised strata of the society, Chatra continues to remain unreserved. In the upcoming polls, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has fielded Subhash Yadav from the Chatra Lok Sabha constituency. Meanwhile, Sunil Kumar Singh is the BJP candidate from Chatra. Jharkhand Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Constituency Wise Dates Of Voting And Results For General Elections.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Chatra Constituency:

Issue of Notification April 2
Last date for filing nomination April 9
Scrutiny of nomination April 10
Last date for withdrawal of candidature April 12
Date Of Poll April 29
Date of Result May 23

Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase IV

List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 29 In Phase IV

State (No. of seats voting in this phase) Constituencies
Bihar (5) Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai, Munger
Jammu And Kashmir (1) Anantnag
Jharkhand (3) Chatra, Lohardaga, Palamu
Madhya Pradesh (6) Siddhi, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Mandla, Chhindwara, Balaghat
Maharashtra (17) Nandurbar, Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Mumbai North, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai South -Central, Mumbai South, Maval, Shirur, Shirdi
Odisha (6) Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur
Rajasthan (13) Tonk-Sawai Madhopur, Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur, Barmer, Jalore, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Kota, Jhalawar-Baran
Uttar Pradesh (13) Shahjahanpur, Kheri, Hardoi, Misrikh, Unnao, Farrukhabad, Etawah, Kannauj, Kanpur, Akbarpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Hamirpur
West Bengal (8) Baharampur, Krishnanagar, Ranaghat, Bardhaman Purba, Bardhaman - Durgapur, Asansol, Bolpur, Birbhum

Jharkhand will go polls in four phases. As per the dates announced, voting in the 14 parliamentary constituencies of Jharkhand will be held in the 4th phase, 5th phase, 6th phase and 7th phases of the general elections. Three seats will be contested on April 29; four constituencies on May 6; four Lok Sabha segments on May 12; and three seats on May 19. The results will be declared on May 23.

Of the 14 Jharkhand Lok Sabha constituencies, three – Chatra, Loherdaga and Palamu – will vote on April 29, the first phase of elections in the state. Still, the much-coveted, Chatra is sticking out like a sore thumb for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The state unit of the party has failed to recommend a “winning candidate” for the seat.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Sunil Kumar Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won the seat by defeating Dhiraj Prasad Sahu of the Congress party. Singh had won the seat by 295,862 votes.