Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir State Assembly 2014 elections results

Jharkhand

In Jharkhand State Assembly election 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged victorious by winning 37 out of total 81 seats.

BJP’s along with its ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) which has won 5 seats will form government.

While the earlier ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has won 19 seats.

In this election BJP had contested for 72 seats while its alliance partner AJSU contested on 8 seats.

Key facts

  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): Won 37 seats with vote share of 31.3 percent.
  • Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM): Won 19 seats with vote share of 20.4 percent.
  • Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik): Won 8 seats with vote share of 10 percent.
  • Indian National Congress (INC): Won 6 seats with vote share of 10.5 percent.
  • All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU): Won 5 seats with vote share of 3.7 percent.
  • Others: Won 6 seats with vote share of 6.3 percent.

Jammu & Kashmir

In Jammu & Kashmir State Assembly election 2014, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged largest party by winning 28 seats out of total 87 seats.

While, BJP has emerged second largest party winning 25 seats. It should be noted that BJP has won maximum from the Jammu region. Earlier, ruling National Conference has won 15 seats.

In J&K no party has emerged victorious, thus hung assembly situation has arisen.

Key facts

  • Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – Won 28 seats with vote share of 22.7 percent.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – Won 25 seats with vote share of 23 percent.
  • National Conference (NC) – Won 15 seats with vote share of 20.8 percent.
  • Indian National Congress (INC) – Won 12 seats with vote share of 18 percent.
  • Others- Won 7 seats with vote share of 3.5 percent.

Background

The elections in both states were held in 5 phases. It started  on 25th  November and ended on 20th December 2014.

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