Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Dates: Know Phase-Wise And Constituency-Wise Schedule For Vidhan Sabha Polls
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Ranchi, November 1: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the dates for the Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019. The polling for 81-member Jharkhand assembly is slated to take place in five phases on November 30, December 7, 12, 16 and 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23 and on the same day results will be declared. Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019 Dates to be Announced Today: Know Past Poll Schedule, Results And How BJP, JMM, Congress Fared.

The term of the Jharkhand Assembly is ending on January 5, 2020. The EC has taken the decision to conduct Vidhan Sabha polls in five phases due to security reasons as 67 assembly constituencies of the state are affected by left-wing extremism. The poll-conducting body has deployed adequate security personnel to ensure free and fair elections in the state. Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019 Dates And Full Schedule Announced by Election Commission: Polling in 5 Phases.

Phase-Wise Details of Constituencies Going to Polls:

Phase I

The phase I assembly elections in Jharkhand will take place on November 30. A total of 13 constituencies are going for polls. The notification will be issued on November 6. The last date of filing the nomination papers will be November 13, and the scrutiny will take place on November 14. Candidates can withdraw their candidature by November 16. The result will be declared on December 23.

Constituencies Going to Polling in The First Phase:

PHASE-I
Sl.No. Name of District No. and Name of Assembly Constituency
1 Chatra 27-Chatra (SC)
2 Gumla 68-Gumla (ST)
3 69-Bishunpur (ST)
4 Lohardaga 72-Lohardaga (ST
5 Latehar 73-Manika (ST)
6 74-Latehar (SC)
7 Palamu 75-Panki
8 76-Daltonganj
9 77-Bishrampur
10 78-Chhatarpur (SC
11 79-Hussainabad
12 Garhwa 80-Garhwa
13 81-Bhawanathpur

Phase II

The phase II assembly elections in Jharkhand will take place on December 7. A total of 20 constituencies are going for polls. The notification will be issued on November 11. The last date of filing the nomination papers will be November 18, and the scrutiny will take place on November 21. Candidates can withdraw their candidature by November 16. The counting of votes will take place on December 23.

Constituencies Going to Polls in The Second Phase:

Phase -II
Sl. No Name of District No. and Name of Assembly Constituency
1 East Singhbhum 44-Baharagora
2 45-Ghatsila (ST
3 46-Potka (ST)
4 47-Jugsalai (SC)
5 48-Jamshedpur Eas
6 49-Jamshedpur West
7 Seraikella-Kharsawan 51-Seraikella (ST)
8 57-Kharsawan (ST
9 West Singhbhum 52-Chaibasa (ST)
10 53-Majhgaon (ST)
11 54-Jaganathpur (ST)
12 55-Manoharpur (ST)
13 56-Chakradharpur (ST
14 Ranchi 58-Tamar (ST)
15 66-Mandar (ST
16 Kunti 59-Torpa (ST)
17 60-Khunti (ST)
18 67-Sisai (ST)
19 Simdega 70-Simdega (ST)
20 71-Kolebira (ST)

Phase III

The phase I assembly elections in Jharkhand will take place on December 12. A total of 17 constituencies are going for polls. The notification will be issued on November 16. The last date of filing the nomination papers will be November 25, and the scrutiny will take place on November 26. Candidates can withdraw their candidature by November 28. The result will be declared on December 23.

Constituencies Going To Polls in The Third Phase:

Phase - III

Sl. No. Districts No. and Name of Assembly Constituency
1 Koderma 19-Kodarma
2 Hazaribagh 20-Barkatha
3 21-Barhi
4 24-Mandu
5 25-Hazaribagh
6 Chatra 26-Simaria (SC)
7 Ramgarh 22-Barkagaon
8 23-Ramgarh
9 Giridih 28-Dhanwar
10 Bokaro 34-Gomia
11 Seraikella-Kharsawan 35-Bermo
12 50-Ichagarh
13 Ranchi 61-Silli
14 62-Khijri (ST)
15 63-Ranchi
16 64-Hatia
17 65-Kanke (SC)

Phase IV

The phase II assembly elections in Jharkhand will take place on December 16. A total of 15 constituencies are going for polls. The notification will be issued on November 22. The last date of filing the nomination papers will be November 29, and the scrutiny will take place on November 30. Candidates can withdraw their candidature by December 2. The counting of votes will take place on December 23.

Constituencies Going to Polls in the Fourth Phase:

Phase - IV
Sl. No. Districts No. and Name of Assembly Constituency
1 Deoghar 13-Madhopur
2 15-Deoghar (SC)
3 Giridih 29-Bagodar
4 30-Jamua (SC
5 31-Gandey
6 32-Giridih
7 33-Dumri
8 Bokaro 36-Bokaro
9 37-Chandankiyari (SC)
10 Dhanbad 39-Sindri
11 39-Nirsa
12 40-Dhanbad
13 41-Jharia
14 42-Tundi
15 43-Baghmara

 

Phase V:

The phase I assembly elections in Jharkhand will take place on December 20. A total of 16 constituencies are going for polls. The notification will be issued on November 26. The last date of filing the nomination papers will be December 3, and the scrutiny will take place on December 4. Candidates can withdraw their candidature by December 6. The result will be declared on December 23.

Constituencies Going to Polls in The Fifth Phase:

Phase - V
Sl.No. Name of District No. and Name of Assembly Constituency
1 Sahebganj 1-Rajmahal
2 2-Boiro (ST
3 3-Barhait (ST)
4 Pakur 4-Litipara (ST)
5 5-Pakur
6 6-Maheshpur (ST)
7 Dumka 7-Sikaripara (ST)
8 10-Dumka (ST)
9 11-Jama (ST)
10 12-Jarmundi
11 Jamtara 8-Nala
12 9-Jamtara
13 Deoghar 14-Sarath
14 16-Poreyahat
15 17-Godda
16 18-Mahagama

Out of 81 assembly constituencies, nine are reserved for the scheduled castes and 28 for the scheduled tribes. There are 2,26,58,948 general voters in Jharkhand. The EC has set up 29, 464 polling station in the state. The Model Code of Conduct has come into effect immediately after the announcement of the election schedule. Jharkhand: Congress Leaders Not in Support of Projecting JMM Leader Hemant Soren as CM Candidate.

The Congress is contesting the 2019 assembly elections in alliance with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). The grand old party has reportedly agreed to play the junior partner to JMM and may settle for 25-30 seats. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to current the polls with its ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU).

In the 2014 Jharkhand assembly elections, the BJP had won 37 seats, while its ally AJSU bagged five. Congress won seven seats and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha 19. Eight seats were won by the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik). However, six of their legislators joined the BJP in 2015.