Kodarma (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jharkhand state in eastern India. This constituency covers the entire Koderma district and parts of Hazaribagh and Giridih districts.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
19 Kodarma None Koderma
20 Barkatha None Hazaribagh
28 Dhanwar None Giridih
29 Bagodar None Giridih
30 Jamua SC Giridih
31 Gandey None Giridih

Koderma lok sabha seat is earlier known to the traditional seat of BJP but after formation of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha ( P ). It became the seat of JVM (P). Present MP of this seat is founder of JVM (P) Babulal marandi. In 2014 Pranav Verma will contest from JVM (P). Mr. Verma was RJD's candidate in last election.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Kodarma
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ravindra Kumar Ray 365410
CPI(ML)(L) Raj kumar Yadav 266756
Majority
Turnout
BJP gain from JVM(P) Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency". Chief Electoral Officer, Jharkhand website.