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Hazaribagh 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 Hazaribagh Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.

Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency of Jharkhand: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand state. This constituency covers the entire Ramgarh district and part of Hazaribagh district.

Hazaribagh registered 64.83 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 1.08 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1664476 while 1079006 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 63.75 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1517913 while 967684 voted.

Gopal Prasad Sahu of Indian National Congress, Jayant Sinha of Bharatiya Janata Party, Bhubaneshwar Prasad Mehta of Communist Party of India and Vinod Kumar of Bahujan Samaj Party are a few prominent candidates contesting for general elections 2019 from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.

The Hazaribagh Lok Sabha Constituency has a total of four assembly segments - Barhi, Barkagaon, Ramgarh, Mandu and Hazaribagh. 

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

Jharkhand Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 GOPAL PRASAD SAHU Indian National Congress
2 JAYANT SINHA Bharatiya Janata Party
3 BHUBANESHWAR PRASAD MEHTA Communist Party of India
4 VINOD KUMAR Bahujan Samaj Party
5 KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH Bharat Prabhat Party
6 JAGAT KUMAR SONI Bhartiya Azad Sena
7 BHAWESH KUMAR MISHRA Bharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)
8 MISBAHUL ISLAM Peoples Party of India (Democratic)
9 MD MUBARAK Janata Congress
10 RAJNI DEVI Jai Prakash Janata Dal
11 RAJESH RANJAN SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)
12 RAMESHWAR RAM KUSHWAHA All India Forward Bloc
13 GAUTAM KUMAR Independent
14 TEKOCHAND MAHTO Independent
15 MD. MOIN UDDIN AHMAD Independent
16 RAMAVTAR MAHTO Independent

Also read: Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency

The election here were conducted on May 6, 2019, as per the Phase V schedule announced by the Election Commission and the counting will be held on May 23.

Jayant Sinha of BJP is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency.