Profile of the 5th Jharkhand Legislative Assembly

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Profile of the 5th Jharkhand Legislative Assembly

The results of the elections to the 5th Jharkhand Legislative Assembly were declared yesterday.  There are 81 assembly seats in the state.  In this context, we analyse data on the profile of the incoming Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and compare it with the previous Assembly.

JMM has the highest representation with 30 MLAs

Political Party

2014

2019

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

19

30

Bharatiya Janata Party

37

25

Indian National Congress

6

16

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)

8

3

AJSU Party

5

2

Independent

0

2

Communist Party of India (ML) (Liberation)

1

1

Political Party

2014

2019

Nationalist Congress Party

0

1

Rashtriya Janata Dal

0

1

Bahujan Samaj Party

1

0

Jai Bharat Samanta Party

1

0

Jharkhand Party

1

0

Marxist Co-Ordination

1

0

Navjawan Sangharsh Morcha

1

0

Sharp reduction in the number of young MLAs

 

63% of the MLAs have at least a bachelors degree

Sources: Election Commission of India (results.eci.gov.in); Candidate Affidavits uploaded on ECI; PRS.

 

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