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Jharkhand Election Results 2019: Hemant Soren wins from Barhait and Dumka

Jharkhand Election Results 2019 Constituency Wise LIVE News Updates: Important constituencies to look out for include Jamshedpur (East), Jamshedpur (West), Dumka, Latehar, Daltonganj, Chattarpur, Hussainabad, Chaibasa.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi, Ranchi |
Updated: December 25, 2019 8:34:29 am
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Jharkhand Assembly Election Results 2019 Constituency Wise: JMM-Congress alliance has won majority of seats in the 81-member state assembly, leaving behind BJP. As per the latest trends, the saffron party is leading in 3 constituencies and has won 22 seats. The BJP had won 37 seats in the 2014 assembly polls. Early trends also projected a lead of the JMM-Congress-RJD combine. The JMM-Congress-RJD combine has won 45 seats, comfortably above the majority mark of 41 in the 81 member House. The alliance was leading on one seat. The election was held in five phases between November 30 and December 20.

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The counting of votes for the Jharkhand Assembly elections began at 8 am Monday. Important constituencies to look out for include Jamshedpur (East), Jamshedpur (West), Dumka, Latehar, Daltonganj, Chattarpur, Hussainabad, Chaibasa.

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In Jamshedpur West, the BJP has fielded newcomer Devender Singh against Congress candidate and former MLA Banna Gupta. Asaduddin Owaisi’s All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is in the fray in Jharkhand for the first time.

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The security crackdown and road construction pace have been high on the BJP’s campaign list of achievements and this finds resonance in the BJP support base in the areas of Manika, Latehar, Daltonganj, Garhwa, Panki, Chatra, Bishrampur, Chattarpur and Bishunpur.

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Jharkhand Election Results 2019: CM Raghubar Das is contesting from Jamshedpur (East), while JMM's Hemant Soren is contesting from Dumka and Barhait.

22:43 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Chattarpur: BJP's Pushpa Devi beats Vijay Kumar of RJD

In Chattarpur, another important constituency, BJP's Pushpa Devi has defeated Vijay Kumar of RJD by a margin of 26792 votes.

22:38 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand election results: Check party-wise trends

Given below are the party-wise trends for Jharkhand elections results. The result for 23 out of 81 seats has been declared till now. (Election Commission of India)

22:13 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Local issues played role in Jharkhand defeat: BJP

The BJP on Monday attributed its loss in the Jharkhand assembly polls to "local issues", and said "internal strife" also appeared to have a significant impact in the state, where the JMM-Congress alliance is set to form the government. Party spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said the BJP will analyse in detail factors for the loss in the state but added that the lack of an alliance against a united opposition also had a role. "Inability of local leadership to convince the electorate for repeat of the mandate and internal strife within the party also appeared to have a significant fallout. A detailed analysis will be done," he said.

22:11 (IST)23 Dec 2019
BJP rebel Saryu Roy's decision to contest elections changes political equations in Jamshedpur

Rebel BJP candidate Saryu Roy leading by 10000 votes from Jamshedpur East. Banna Gupta of Cong leading by 22500 votes in Jamshedpur West. Read on to find out how Saryu Roy changed the political equation in two seats.

22:08 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand poll outcome sends ripples through political waters of Bihar

Results of the assembly polls in Jharkhand sent ripples through the political waters of Bihar, the parent state out of which the tribal-dominated region was carved out in 2000, capping a movement that had continued for close to a century. Lalu Prasad's RJD, once formidable but down in the dumps for some time, erupted in joy over the triumph of the JMM-led alliance, in which it is a minor partner, as it kindled hopes of replicating the success in Bihar where assembly elections are less than a year away.

At the party's state headquarters here on the Birchand Patel Marg, RJD workers began distributing sweets no sooner than the trends started pouring in and chanted slogans vowing to help Tejashwi Yadav their young chief ministerial candidate for Bihar, who had been actively involved in electioneering in Jharkhand to power. PTI

22:02 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Chaibasa seat goes to JMM

Deepak Birua of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha defeats J B Tubid of BJP by 26159 votes in Chaibasa constituency.

21:58 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Stalin congratulates JMM-Cong alliance for Jharkhand win

DMK President M K Stalin on Monday congratulated the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress alliance for their win in the State Assembly elections. "I congratulate the...Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Indian National Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance in the #JharkhandAssemblyPolls," he said in his twitter handle.

He wished JMM leader Hemant Soren, who is set to take over as Chief Minister, a successful tenure and to lead his state to economic and social prosperity. PTI

21:28 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Congratulations to Soren and JMM-led alliance for victory: PM Modi after loss

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday congratulated Hemant Soren for his victory in the Jharkhand elections and extended his best wishes to the JMM-Congress-RJD combine. He also claimed that BJP would continue to serve the people of Jharkhand.

“Congratulations to Hemant Soren and the JMM-led alliance for the victory in the Jharkhand polls. Best wishes to them in serving the state,” the prime minister said. Thanking the people of Jharkhand for having given the BJP an opportunity to serve the state for many years, Modi applauded party workers for their efforts and said they would raising people-centric issues. Read full story

21:25 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Bishunpur: JMM's Chamra Linda defeats BJP's Ashok Oraon

In Bishunpur constituency, JMM's Chamra Linda has defeated BJP's Ashok Oraon by 17,382 votes.

20:55 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jamshedpur West: Congress' Banna Gupta defeats BJP's Devendra Nath Singh

In Jamshedpur West, Congress candidate Banna Gupta defeated BJP's Devendra Nath Singh by a margin of 22,583 votes. In 2014 assembly elections, rebel BJP candidate Saryu Roy had won by 10,517 votes.

20:02 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Chief Minister Raghubar Das tenders resignation to Governor

Moments after conceding defeat in the assembly polls, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday tendered his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu, at Raj Bhavan in Ranchi.

19:36 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand election results: Check party-wise trends

Given below are the party-wise trends for Jharkhand elections results. The result for 23 out of 81 seats has been declared till now. (Election Commission of India)

19:25 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand results: Hemant Soren, Saryu Roy shine as BJP loses another state

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha working president Hemant Soren is set to return for a second stint as Jharkhand Chief Minister after latest trends showed the alliance led by his party, which also includes Congress and RJD, leading on 43 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. For the BJP, the loss in Jharkhand joins a string of poor performances by the saffron party in state elections in the past one year. Besides being recently outwitted by the Congress-Shiv Sena-NCP combine in Maharashtra, BJP has lost major states, including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, while failing to gain a simple majority in Haryana. Read full story

18:57 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Hemant Soren wins from Barhait and Dumka

Hemant Soren has won on both Barhait and Dumka constituencies. In Barhait, he defeated Simon Malto of BJP from a margin of 25,740 votes. The JMM leader defeated Lois Marandi of the BJP from Dumka with a margin of 13,188 seats.

18:44 (IST)23 Dec 2019
BJP used financial might to retain power in Jharkhand, people have rejected it: Sharad Pawar

On Jharkhand election result turnout in favour of JMM-Congress-RJD, Sharad Pawar said that BJP used financial might to retain power in Jharkhand but the people there rejected it. Claiming that people in the state have given a befitting reply to the BJP which would talk of "anyhow" forming the next government in the state. "Situation in Jharkhand is different from other states. It is an adivasi-dominated state, poverty is more. In such a situation, the BJP tried to use financial strength to retain power. But I am happy the people of Jharkhand have not accepted (the BJP). I want to thank the people of Jharkhand," Pawar said.

18:42 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand elections: Out of 12, JMM and BJP at par with 4 seats each; Congress in 3

Out of 12 seats where results have been declared, JMM and BJP are at par and have won four seats each. JMM's Jagarnath Mahto, Niral Purty and Jobha Majhi emerged victorious from Dumri, Mahjganon and Manoharpur seats, respectively. Whereas, BJP clinched Chandankyari, Khunti and Torpa seats. Congress won 3 seats—Bermo, Jagannathpur and Kolebira constituencies whereas, AJSU secured Gomia constituency.

18:09 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Saffron shrinking?
18:08 (IST)23 Dec 2019
With Jharkhand loss, BJP footprint shrinks to half from 2017 peak

With Jharkhand joining the growing list of states slipping out of BJP's rule, the party now governs mere 35 per cent of the country's landmass in comparison to over 71 per cent during its peak in 2017 when it was in power in the entire Hindi-speaking heartland. Its string of losses in states despite the massive victory in the April-May Lok Sabha elections may force the party's top brass to revisit its strategy for the assembly polls as it prepares for the upcoming battles in Delhi and Bihar. The percentage of population being governed by the BJP in the states, either on its own or with its allies, now stands at around 43 per cent from over 69 per cent two years back, data analysis show. PTI

17:57 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand elections: BJP’s Nilkanth Singh Munda wins Khunti seat

BJP's Nilkanth Singh Munda has secured its second victory in Khunti seat with 58,987 votes. Munda raced ahead of JMM's Sushil Pahan with a margin of nearly 26, 327 votes.

17:55 (IST)23 Dec 2019
Hemant Soren thanks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

JMM leader Hemant Soren thanked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today, as the JMM-Congress alliance led by his party, emerged as a winner. "Thank you @MamataOfficial Didi for your wishes. This has been a battle to establish democratic will & socially inclusive Jharkhand. I dedicate this victory to the people of Jharkhand," he tweeted.

Jharkhand Election Results key constituencies: Exit polls for the Assembly elections in Jharkhand have predicted a lead for the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance in the 81-member House. While the India Today-Axis survey has predicted that the Opposition alliance is likely to form the next government, the IANS-C Voter-ABP poll has predicted a hung Assembly. The India Today-Axis survey predicted 38-50 seats for the Opposition alliance and gave 22-32 seats to the BJP. The majority mark in the 81-member Assembly is 41.

The IANS-C Voter-ABP poll, on the other hand, predicted that the BJP would win between 28 and 36 seats and the Opposition alliance would get between 31 and 39 seats. Both polls indicated that the All Jharkhand Students’ Union (AJSU) and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajantrik) (JVM-P) is likely to win 3-5 seats each and could end up as “kingmakers”.

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