Factfile of Jharkhand assembly first phase polls

New Delhi, Nov 24 (Inditop.com) The following is a factfile on the first phase of elections to be held to the Jharkhand assembly Wednesday:

Total electors: 65,32,234 (Male – 3,476,414, Female – 3,055,820)

Total candidates: 470

Total women candidates: 34

Assembly constituencies with maximum number of candidates: Godda – 25 candidates; Tundi – 25 candidates

Assembly constituency with minimum number of candidates: Jugsalai (Scheduled Castes) -11

Assembly constituency with more than one woman candidate: Three women candidates each in Borio, Jharia, Jugsalai, Kanker (Scheduled Castes)

Party-wise list of candidates: Congress- 18, Bharatiya Janata Party – 23, Ratriya Janata Dal – 19, Bahujan Samaj Party – 24, Nationalist Congress Party – 3, Communist Party of India -1, Communist Party of India-Marxist – 6, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha – 25, Jharkhand Vikas Manch-Pragatisheel – 10, Janata Dal-United – 3, Others – 338

Total – 470

Number of EVMs to be used: Control unit – 8,176; Ballot unit – 13,850

Largest assembly constituency (area-wise): Mahagama

Largest assembly constituency (electorate-wise): Hatia with 388,611 electors

Smallest assembly constituency (electorate-wise): Litipara (Scheduled Tribes) with 153,566 electors

Polling stations: 8,176