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Godda Lok Sabha Elections

Godda Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Jharkhand and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on May 19.

Voting for Lok Sabha election in Jharkhand are being held in four phases on April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.

Godda constituency covers six assembly segments – Madhupur, Deoghar which is reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes, Jarmundi, Poreyahat, Godda and Mahagama.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Nishikant Dubey of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting a margin of over 60 thousand votes. Furkan Ansari of the Indian National Congress (INC). Dubey had secured 380500 votes while Ansari got 319818 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 65.98 percent across 2042 polling stations.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Pradeep Yadav of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) and Damodar Singh of the All India Trinamool Congress.

In the year 2009, it was a neck and neck fight for both BJP and INC candidates. Nishikant Dubey of the BJP managed to secure his winning position by getting just over 6 thousand votes against Furkan Ansari of the INC. While Dubey got 189526 seats, Ansari got 183119 seats.

Other members in the fray were Durga Soren JMM and Pradeep Yadav of the JVM.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Nishikant Dubey BJP

Won

637610
Pradeep Yadav JVM (P)

Lost

453383
Nota NOTA

Lost

18683
Zaffar Obaid BSP

Lost

17583
K. Rangaiah IND

Lost

16456
Birendra Kumar IND

Lost

13613
Mahesh Kumar Suman IND

Lost

10354
Asha Makede PSPU

Lost

6580
Madhusudan Ray IND

Lost

6301
Bajrangi Mahtha BMP

Lost

3023
Jitendra Kumar Barnwal IND

Lost

2982
Murari Kapri AAM

Lost

2627
Anup Kumar Sinha IND

Lost

2534
Noor Hassan RSMP(S)

Lost

2307

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