Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: List of key candidates in Phase 1

During the first phase of Jharkhand Assembly election, voting will take place in Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (ST), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur seats.

Jharkhand Assembly election 2019: List of key candidates in Phase 1

Thirteen of the 81 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand will vote on November 30 during the first phase of Jharkhand election. The election will be held in five phases -  November 30, December 7, December 12, December 16 and December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23. 

During the first phase, voting will take place in Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (ST), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur seats.

Here the some of the key candidates in the fray during Phase 1 of Jharkhand election:

Chatra (SC)
Chatra Tileshwar Ram - JVM(P) 
Janardan Paswan - BJP

Gumla (ST) 
Mishir Kujru - BJP
Bhushan Tirkey - JMM

Bishunpur (ST)
Chamra Linda - JMM
Ashok Oraon - BJP
Mahatma Oraon - JVM(P)

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Lohardaga
Rameshwar Orson - INC
Sukhdev Bhagat - BJP
Pawan Tigga - JVM(P)

Manika (ST)
Rajpal Singh - JVM(P)
Ramchandra Singh - INC
Raghupal Singh - BJP

Latehar (SC)
Prakash Ram - BJP

Panki
Shashi Bhushan Mehta - BJP
Rudra Kumar Shukla - JVM(P)

Daltonganj
Alok Chourasiya - BJP
K N Tripathy - Congress
Rahul Aggarwal - JVM(P)

Bishrampur
Anju Singh - JVM(P)
Chandrashekhar Dubey - INC
Ram Chandra Chandravabshi - BJP

Chhatarpur
Dharmendra Prakash Badal - JVM(P)

Hussainabad
Virendra Kumar - JVM(P)

Garhwa
Suraj Prasad Gupta - JVM(P)
Mithelesh Kumar Thakur - JMM
Satyendra Tiwari - BJP

Bhawanathpur
KP Yadav - INC
Bhanu Pratap Sahi - BJP

The main parties in Jharkhand are the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM), Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).