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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ex-CM in fray from Kodarma constituency in Jharkhand

The JVM has got two seats – Kodarma and Godda - as per the seat adjustment of the opposition grand alliance in the state.

constituency-watch Updated: May 01, 2019 18:27 IST
HT Correspondent
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An Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) being checked at a polling station.
An Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) being checked at a polling station.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
         

The Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency, one of Jharkhand’s 14 parliamentary seats covers the entire Kodarma district and parts of Hazaribagh and Giridih districts.

Jharkhand’s 14 Lok Sabha seats will vote in four phases beginning April 29.

While the BJP has fielded Annapurna Devi Yadav this time, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president and former state chief minister Babulal Marandi is also in the fray.

The JVM has got two seats – Kodarma and Godda - as per the seat adjustment of the opposition grand alliance in the state.

READ: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

Here are some details about the Koderma Lok Sabha seat:

State: Jharkhand

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Koderma

Polling date: May 6

2019 candidate: Annapurna Devi Yadav (BJP), Babulal Marandi (Jharkhand Vikas Morcha -Prajatantrik),

Sitting MP, party: Ravindra Kumar Ray, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 98,654

Runner up name, party: Rajkumar Yadav, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)

Number of voters in 2014: 1,024,939

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 62%

Number of women voters in 2014: 489,393

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,172

First Published: May 01, 2019 18:26 IST