Chatra
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentSunil Kumar Singh
Parliamentary PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established1957
ReservationNone
StateJharkhand
Assembly ConstituenciesSimaria
Chatra
Manika
Latehar
Panki

Chatra Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jharkhand state in eastern India. It covers the entire Chatra and Latehar districts and part of Palamu district

Vidhan Sabha segments

Presently, Chatra Lok Sabha smallestconstituency in jharkhandcomprises the following five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
26 Simaria SC Chatra
27 Chatra SC Chatra
73 Manika ST Latehar
74 Latehar SC Latehar
75 Panki None Palamu

Until 1977, Chatra was one of the vast Parliamentary constituencies with parts of Gaya, Hazaribag and Palamu districts. The districts of Chatra and Latehar came into being much later. Sans Panki, all the assembly segments namely Chatra, Simaria, Latehar and Manika are reserved seats, whereas Chatra continues to be an unreserved Parliamentary constituency.

Members of Lok Sabha

Election results

2019 Lok Sabha

2019 Indian general elections: Chatra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sunil Kumar Singh 5,28,077 57.03
INC Manoj Kumar Yadav 1,50,206 16.22
RJD Subhash Yadav 83,425 9.01
CPI Arjun Kumar 22,577 2.44
BSP Nageshwar Ganjhu 18,888 2.04
Majority 3,77,871 40.81
Turnout 9,25,956 64.97
BJP gain from INC Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Chatra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Sunil Kumar Singh 2,95,862 41.50
INC Dhiraj Prasad Sahu 1,17,836 16.53
JVM(P) Nilam Devi 1,04,176 14.61
AJSU Nagmani 35,674 5.00
Majority 1,78,026 24.97
Turnout 7,12,980 54.32
BJP gain from Independent Swing
2009 Indian general elections: Chatra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Inder Singh Namdhari 1,08,336 22.86
INC Dhiraj Prasad Sahu 92,158 19.44
RJD Nagmani Kushwaha 68,764 14.51
CPI(ML) Keshwar Yadav 63,846 13.47
JD(U) Arun Kumar Yadav 46,088 9.72
Majority 16,178 3.41
Turnout 4,73,941 45.67
Independent gain from RJD Swing

1984 Lok Sabha

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency". Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand website. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26.
  2. ^ "1984 India General (8th Lok Sabha) Elections Results".

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