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

Ranchi, December 7: Mandar, the assembly seat located in Ranchi district of Jharkhand, will vote on December 7 in Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019. The seat goes to polls in the second phase of elections, scheduled on December 7 and is an (ST) reserved seat. The Congress, JMM and Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD stitched up a pre-poll alliance ahead of the assembly elections in Jharkhand. Phase-Wise List of Seats Going to Polls in Jharkhand.

Mandar is among the 20 seats which will be contested in round two of the elections. The other constituencies are: Baharagora, Ghatsila, Potka, Jugsalai, Jamshedpur East, Jamshedpur West, Kharsawan, Chaibasa, Majhgaon, Jaganathpur, Manoharpur, Chakradharpur, Tamar, Mandar, Torpa, Khunti, Sisai, Simdega and Kolebira.

In 2014, the Mandar seat was won by Gangotri Kujur of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, this time the BJP has announced Deo Kumar Dhanas its candidate. The Congress-JMM-RJD candidate from the seat is Congress's Sunny Toppo.

The five-phase Jharkhand elections are scheduled to be contested between November 30 to December 20. Results of the polls will be declared by the Election Commission on December 23.

The poll outcome are also likely to used as litmus test by analysts to gauge the people's sentiment towards the ongoing economic slowdown. Jharkhand is among the states which have faced the worst brunt of the economic crisis, with unemployment and job losses being projected as top poll issues.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
BANDHU TIRKEY (Current MLA)JVM92491
SUNNY TOPPOINC8840
DEO KUMAR DHANBJP69364
GLADWIN PAUL MINZIND2142
PHILMON TOPPOTMC1794
MUNNA LOHARABSP1458
ETWA LOHRASHS1312
SUSHIL KUJURIND1060
HEMLATA ORAONAJSU PartyNA
GEETA ORAINRashtriya Mahila PartyNA
SHISHIR LAKRAAll India Majlis-E-Ittehadul MuslimeenNA
SANJAY MAHLIPeoples Party of India (Democratic)NA
SUNIL ORAONLok Jan Vikas MorchaNA