Chatra (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Chatra Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: चतरा लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र)) 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

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Chatra Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

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

Until 1977, Chatra was one of the vasted 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 Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Chatra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sunil Singh 295862
INC Dhiraj pr sahu 117836
Trinamool Congress Nausad Alam 7841 1.10
Majority
Turnout
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency". Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand website. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26.