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Khunti Lok Sabha Elections

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand state. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. This constituency covers the entire Khunti and Simdega district and parts of Ranchi and Seraikela Kharsawan districts.

The Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency has a total of six assembly segments - Kharsawan, Tamar, Topa, Khunti, Kolebira and Simdega.

The election here will be conducted on May 6, 2019, as per the Phase V schedule announced by the Election Commission of India. Kariya Munda of BJP is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Munda received 2,69,185 votes and defeated Jharkhand Party candidate Anosh Ekka who got 1,76,937 votes.

This constituency in the state has long been represented by BJP.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress candidate Kalicharan Munda will take on BJP's Arjun Munda from the seat.

The Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held between April 11 and May 19 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23. The polling is scheduled to happen in 115 Lok Sabha constituencies of 14 states during the third phase.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Arjun Munda BJP

Won

382638
Kali Charan Munda INC

Lost

381193
Nota Nota

Lost

21245
Meenakshi Munda IND

Lost

10989
Ajay Topno JHKP

Lost

8838
Indumati Mundu BSP

Lost

7663
Sukhram Herenj IND

Lost

5255
Niyaran Herenj IND

Lost

4560
Sibil Kandulna RSGP

Lost

3895
Abinashi Mundu HBP

Lost

2373
Neel Justine Beck BMSM

Lost

1864
Munna Baraik ANP

Lost

1864

Khunti News

Khunti gangrape: Six people convicted by court

Khunti gangrape: Six people convicted by court

On June 19 last year, five women, associated with an NGO, were gang-raped at gunpoint in Jharkhand`s Khunti district after they were abducted while performing a street-play in a nearby village.

May 08, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
Jharkhand: Missionary school head, 5 others convicted in gangrape case

Jharkhand: Missionary school head, 5 others convicted in gangrape case

Additional District Judge Rajesh Kumar found the six them guilty and will pronounce the quantum of sentence on May 15.

May 07, 2019, 23:17 PM IST
Full list of candidates going to polls in Jharkhand in fifth phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Full list of candidates going to polls in Jharkhand in fifth phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The seats where polling will be held in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha election in Jharkhand are Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti and Hazaribagh. 

May 05, 2019, 15:26 PM IST
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Ahead of Amit Shah's Jharkhand rally, Naxals blow up BJP office in Khunti

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Ahead of Amit Shah's Jharkhand rally, Naxals blow up BJP office in Khunti

Former Jharkhand CM and BJP leader Arjun Munda, who is contesting from Khunti in the Lok Sabha poll, functioned out of the Kharsawan BJP office that was blown up by Naxals.

May 03, 2019, 07:45 AM IST
Khunti Lok Sabha constituency of Jharkhand: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency of Jharkhand: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Khunti Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.

Apr 24, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Khunti Lok Sabha constituency

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency

Khunti Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand state. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. This constituency

Apr 21, 2019, 23:40 PM IST
Three Jharkhand policemen kidnapped by 'Pathalgarhi' supporters rescued

Three Jharkhand policemen kidnapped by 'Pathalgarhi' supporters rescued

They were abducted from BJP MP Karia Munda's residence at Anigada-Chandihdih in the Khunti district.

Jun 29, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Basukinath, Jamtara, Khunti, Bundu, Saraikela, Chakulia

The results of the Nagar Panchayat elections 2018 held in Jharkhand's Basukinath, Jamtara, Khunti, Bundu, Saraikela, Chakulia on April 16 will be declared by afternoon

Apr 20, 2018, 07:20 AM IST