Jamua (SC) Vidhan Sabha Constituency Result in Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019: Kedar Hazra of BJP Wins MLA Seat
Jamua (SC) Vidhan Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Ranchi, December 23: Kedar Hazra of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the Jamua (SC) Vidhan Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The polling in Jamua (SC) assembly constituency in Jharkhand was held in the fourth phase on December 16, 2019. The Jamua (SC) seat falls in the Giridih district and comes under the Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency. This seat is reserved for Schedule Caste. The sitting MLA of the Jamua (SC) constituency is Kedar Hazra of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Even this year, the BJP had given its ticket to Kedar Hazara while the Congress had given its ticket to Manju Kumari. Phase-Wise List of Seats Going to Polls in Jharkhand.

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 went solo this time, the JMM contested on 43 seats, Congress contested on 31 seats and RJD contested on 7.

In Jharkhand, the five-phase elections were held 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.

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
NANDLAL RAVIDASAAP902
PRADIP KU HAJRAIND6442
KEDAR HAZRA (Current MLA)BJP58468
MANJU KUMARIINC40293
CHANDRIKA MAHTHAJVM25865
SITARAM PASWANIND1917
RAMCHANDRA HAZRABSP1445
SATYANARAYAN DASAJSU PartyNA
ASHOK PASWANCommunist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)NA
KEDAR PASWANLok Jan Shakti PartyNA
JAGDISH BAITHARashtriya Lok Samta PartyNA
MAHENDRA RAJAKBahujan Mukti PartyNA
RAJENDAR HAZRAJanata PartyNA
SHYAMDEO HAZRALoktantrik Janshakti PartyNA