Dumka (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dumka Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jharkhand state in eastern India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes. This constituency covers the entire Jamtara district and parts of Dumka and Deoghar districts.

Assembly segments[edit]

Dumka Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
7 Sikaripara ST Dumka
8 Nala None Jamtara
9 Jamtara None Jamtara
14 Sarath None Deoghar
10 Dumka ST Dumka
11 Jama ST Dumka

Members of Parliament[edit]

Indian general elections,2019: Dumka
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sunil Soren 484923 47.26 +27.62
JMM Shibu Soren 358837 42.63 -17.39
AITC Arjun Pujhar 13104 1.28 -2.52
BJP hold Swing

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]