Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency Election Results 2019 in Jharkhand: BJP Candidate Arjun Munda Wins The Seat
Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

Results of the Lok Sabha election in Khunti, along with other parliamentary seats, has been declared by the Election Commission of India (ECI). BJP candidate Arjun Munda has been elected the winner. The seat went to polls on May 6, in the fifth phase of general elections. A voter turnout of 51 per cent was recorded by the ECI. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results: Check Tally of BJP, Congress, Other Parties.

In the run-up to Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Congress has given its ticket to Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu for the Khunti seat while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has given its ticket to Arjun Munda. At present, Karia Munda (BJP) is the MP of the Khunti Lok Sabha constituency. Jharkhand Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Constituency Wise Dates Of Voting And Results For General Elections.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Khunti Constituency:

Issue of Notification April 10
Last date for filing nomination April 18
Scrutiny of nomination April 20
Last date for withdrawal of candidature April 22
Date Of Poll May 6
Date of Result May 23

Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase V

List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On May 6 In Phase V

State (No. of seats voting in this phase) Constituencies
Bihar (5) Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran, Hajipur
Jammu and Kashmir (2) Anantnag, Ladakh
Jharkhand (4) Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti, Hazaribagh
Madhya Pradesh (7) Tikamgarh, Damoh, Khajuraho, Satna, Rewa, Hoshangabad, Betul
Rajasthan (12) Ganganagar, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur Rural, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur, Dausa, Nagaur
Uttar Pradesh (14) Dhaurahra, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kaiserganj, Gonda
West Bengal (7) Bangaon, Barrackpur, Howrah, Uluberia, Sreerampur, Hooghly, Arambag

Of the 14 Jharkhand Lok Sabha constituencies, the constituencies of Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti and Hazaribagh would be voting in phase 5. The polling for the fifth phase will be held on May 6. Voting in all the 14 parliamentary constituencies of Jharkhand are scheduled to take place in four phases.

According to the ECI, voting will be held in the 4th phase, 5th phase, 6th phase and 7th phases of the Lok Sabha 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.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Karia Munda of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won the Ranchi seat by defeating Anosh Ekka of the Jharkhand  Party.  The BJP candidate had won the seat by 269,185 votes.