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- Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:40
Factual information For upcoming Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019
Legislative Assembly elections are due to be held in Jharkhand from 30 November to 20 December 2019 to elect the 81 members of Legislative Assembly. Results will be declared on 23rd December 2019.The term of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly ends on December 27, 2019.
After the formation of Jharkhand on 15 November 2000, the first Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand was constituted by the MLAs elected in the 2000 Bihar Legislative Assembly election, whose constituencies were in the newly formed Jharkhand. The 2005 election was the first one being conducted in Jharkhand.
JHARKHAND ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS: FROM 2005 TO 2014
JHARKHAND ASSEMBLY POLLS
Number of seat over the year
|Bharatiya Janata Party||30||18||37|
|Jharkhand Mukti Morcha||17||18||19|
|Indian National Congress||9||14||6|
|Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)||-||11||2|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||7||5||-|
|Janata Dal (United)||6||2||-|
Raghubar Das was sworn in as the 10th chief minister of Jharkhand state on 28 December 2014.
Six Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLAs on 11 February 2015 joined the BJP, a day after petitioning the Speaker to allow them to sit alongside ruling BJP-led coalition members in the state Assembly.
“Naveen Jaiswal (Hatia), Amar Kumar Bauri (Chandankiyari), Ganesh Ganju (Simeria), Alok Kumar Chourasia (Daltonganj), Randhir Singh (Sarath) and Janki Yadav (Barkatha) joined the party at Jharkhand Bhavan in Delhi”.
The Election Commission announced that according to the 2011 census, 26. 21 percent of the population in Jharkhand is ST, while 12.08 percent is SC. Among the total population of 3.298 crore, 86.08 lakh was Schedule Tribe, 39.74 lakh was Schedule caste.
Overall, as per the final electoral rolls published by January 2019, Jharkhand has 2.265 electors, out of which 1.187 crore are male voters, 1.080 crore are female voters and 40,336 are service voters.