Kalicharan Munda won in Khunti by 1.5 lakh votes, defeated Arjun Munda

Khunti: Congress has won the Khunti Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand.

Congress’s Kalicharan Munda has defeated Arjun Munda by more than 1.5 lakh votes.

He said that he will work for the development of Khunti and providing basic facilities to Khunti will be his priority.

Kalicharan Munda has been MLA from Tamar assembly constituency twice (1992-2000).

Presently he is the Vice President of the State Congress.

Congress has given ticket to Kalicharan Munda for the third consecutive time from Khunti Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2014 elections, he was defeated by veteran BJP leader and former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker Kadiya Munda.

In the 2019 elections, he lost to Union Minister Arjun Munda by just 1445 votes.

This time too there was a direct contest between two Mundas. Kalicharan Munda’s younger brother Neelkanth Singh Munda is in BJP and is currently the MLA of Khunti assembly constituency.

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