Jamshedpur constituency of Jharkhand Lok Sabha Election 2024: Date of voting, result, candidates list, main parties, schedule | India News

Jamshedpur is a parliamentary constituency in Jharkhand. In 2019, Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency had total 17,03,279 electors.
Total number of valid vote was 11,44,226. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Bidyut Baran Mahato won and became MP from this seat.
He secured total 6,79,632 votes. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate Champai Soren stood second with total 3,77,542 votes.He lost by 3,02,090 votes.
The BJP has reposed faith in the sitting Lok Sabha MP, Bidyut Baran Mahato, and repeated him for the parliament general elections scheduled this year. The 61-year-old parliamentarian will be contesting his third consecutive election to the Lok Sabha.
In 2014, he defeated sitting MP and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) candidate, Ajoy Kumar, by 99,874 votes. He retained the seat in 2019, registering a landslide victory over JMM candidate, Champai Soren.
Riding on Narendra Modi wave, Mahato trounced Champai, who is currently the CM of the state, by 32,090 votes. In 2014, Mahato polled 4,64,153 votes and in 2019, he bagged 6,79,632 votes. Intermediate passout, Mahato is an influential kurmi leader of the Kolhan division.
With strong presence in three of the six assembly segments of the Lok Sabha constituency, kurmis play an important role in deciding the fate of the candidate in the Jamshedpur parliament seat. Originally with the JMM, Mahato had contested two unsuccessful assembly polls on JMM ticket from Baharagora assembly constituency in 2000 and 2005.
He tasted his first electoral success in 2009 assembly poll, but days before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Mahato switched over to BJP. On being fielded again, he expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and party’s national president J P Nadda. “Will win this seat for the third term and contribute to party’s victory,” Mahato said.
INDIA bloc candidate for the Jamshedpur seat is Samir Kumar Mohanty from the JMM. Mohanty emerged as a dark horse in the candidate selection race and is considered close to CM Champai Soren. The constituency will vote on May 25 in the sixth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

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