Ranchi, December 23: Mamta Devi of the Congress party has won the Ramgarh Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Jharkhand. The polling in Ramgarh assembly constituency in Jharkhand was held on December 12, 2019. The Ramgarh seat falls in the Ramgarh district and comes under the Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency. As per the voter list of 2019, there are 3,08,827 electorates and 405 polling stations in the Ramgarh constituency. The sitting MLA in the Ramgarh constituency is Chandra Prakash Choudhary of the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) Party. This time the BJP had fielded Rananjay Kumar from this seat, while the Congress had given its ticket to Mamta Devi. 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 plans to go solo this time, the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress wil contest on 31 seats and RJD will contest 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 was 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.