Barkatha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Overview

Barkatha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers: Barkatha and Jainagar Police Stations in Kodarma sub-division; and Ichak Police Station in Hazaribagh Sadar sub-division.[1]

Barkatha assembly constituency is part of Kodarma (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Member of Legislative Assembly

Year Member Political Party
2005 Chitranjan Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Amit Kumar Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Janki Prasad Yadav Jharkhand Vikas Morcha
2019 Amit Kumar Yadav Independent

Election Results

2019

Jharkhand assembly elections, 2019: Barkatha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Amit Kumar Yadav 72,572 34.29
BJP Janki Prasad Yadav 47,760 22.57 Decrease5.73
JVM(P) Bateshwar Prasad Mehta 33,526 15.84 Decrease16.66
AIMIM Mohammad Ashraf Ansari 18,416 8.70 new
CPI Diganbar Kumar Mehta 5,634 2.66 Decrease0.74
Turnout
Independent gain from JVM(P) Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Schedule – XIII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India" (PDF). Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Kodarma Loksabha Constituency (Jharkhand)". India Study Channel.com. Retrieved 9 April 2010.

Coordinates: 24°10′00″N 85°37′00″E / 24.1667°N 85.6167°E / 24.1667; 85.6167