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

Ranchi, December 7: Tamar, 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. The Tamar Assembly constituency has a total of 2.03 lakh voters. Over 50 percent of these voters belong to the Schedule Tribes (ST) category. Phase-Wise List of Seats Going to Polls in Jharkhand.

Tamar 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 Tamar seat was won by Vikas Kumar. He defeated Gopal Krishna Patar by over 20,000 votes. Vikas is fighting the elections this time on a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) ticket. He will be up against Patar, who is in the fray as an NCP candidate. The BJP has fielded Reeta Devi Munda and the JDU has given ticket to Sunil Singh Munda.

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
VIKAS KUMAR MUNDA (Current MLA)JMM55491
HARADHAN SINGH MUNDAIND518
PREM SHANKAR SHAHI MUNDAJVM4225
PRAKASH CHANDRA ORAONIND3725
SANJAY KUMAR MUNDAIND2488
KISHOR KUMAR BHAGATTMC1910
REETA DEVIBJP18082
GOPAL KRISHNA PATARNCP16517
DEVI DAYAL MUNDABSP1519
BALIRAM MUNDAIND1449
LAXMI MUNDAIND1192
RAM DURLAV SINGH MUNDAAJSU PartyNA
KUNDAN PAHANJharkhand PartyNA
DAL CHAND SINGHAmbedkarite Party of IndiaNA
RAKSHITESH KUMAR SINGHJharkhand Party (Secular),NA
SUNIL KUMAR MUNDAJD(U)NA
SONI OREYARashtriya Mahila PartyNA