Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance on Monday won an absolute majority in the Jharkhand Assembly elections 2019, defeating the ruling BJP.
A total of four Muslim candidates – two from Congress party and two from JMM – have also won.
Dr Sarfraz Ahmad of JMM triumphed in the Gandey assembly seat defeating BJP candidate with over 8,800 votes.
Congress candidate Irfan Ansari won from the Jamtara constituency by defeating BJP candidate with over 38,000 votes. He had won the seat in 2014 also.
The Jamtara assembly seat voted on December 20 in the 5th phase of the Jharkhand assembly elections 2019.
Haji Hussain Ansari of JMM won Madhupur seat by defeating BJP candidate with over 23,000 votes.
The Madhupur assembly is located in the Deoghar district of Jharkhand and falls under the Godda parliamentary constituency. In the 2014 Jharkhand assembly election, Raj Paliwar of the BJP won from the Madhupur assembly seat.
Senior Congress leader Alamgir Alam has won the Pakur seat by defeating BJP candidate with a huge margin of over 65,000 votes. Alam had won the seat in 2014 also.
Pakur Vidhan Sabha seat in Santhal Parganas region and Pakur district of Jharkhand. The Pakur assembly seat voted on December 20 in the 5th phase of the Jharkhand assembly elections 2019.
Most of the five-phases elections were held amidst the central BJP government move for passage of controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and subsequent nationwide protests following its clearance by the Parliament.