Palamu (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Palamu Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Palamau Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jharkhand district in eastern India. This constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes. This constituency covers the entire Garhwa district and part of Palamu district.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
76 Daltonganj None Palamu
80 Garhwa None Garhwa
81 Bhawanathpur None Garhwa
77 Bishrampur None Palamu
78 Chhatarpur SC Palamu
79 Hussainabad None Palamu

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019: Palamu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vishnu Dayal Ram 7,55,659 62.46
RJD Ghuran Ram 2,78,053 22.98
CPI(ML)(L) Sushma Mehta 5,004 0.41
Majority 4,77,606 39.48
Turnout 12,10,426 64.34
BJP hold Swing
General Election, 2014: Palamu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vishnu Dayal Ram 4,76,513
RJD Manoj Kumar 2,12,571
Majority
Turnout
BJP gain from JMM Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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