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Asansol Lok Sabha Elections

Asansol Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Asansol in West Bengal.

The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 40.

The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29.



In 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP for the first time tasted victory from the seat, which has once dominated by Communist Party of India(Marxist). BJP's Babul Supriyo defeated Dola Sen of the Trinamool Congress and CPI(M)'s Bansa Gopal Chowdhury on the seat.

This year, the BJP has nominated actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen to contest from Asansol seat.

Here are some facts about Asansol:

State: West Bengal
Lok Sabha constituency: Asansol
Sitting MP: Babul Supriyo
Winning margin: 70,480
Runner up: Dola Sen (Trinamool Congress)
Number of votes polled in 2014: 1,142,395
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 77.73%
Number of women voters in 2014: 677,788
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,813

Asansol is composed of the following assembly segments — Pandaveswar, Raniganj, Jamuria, Asansol Dakshin, Asansol Uttar, Kulti and Barabani. All the seven assembly segments of Asansol are in Paschim Bardhaman district.

In 1951, the Asansol area was part of Burdwan Lok Sabha constituency. In 1957, it was double seat constituency.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Babul Supriyo BJP

Won

633378
Moon Moon Sen AITC

Lost

435741
Gouranga Chatterjee CPI(M)

Lost

87608
Biswarup Mondal INC

Lost

21038
Nota NOTA

Lost

14447
Md. Zahir Alam BMP

Lost

12677
Swaraj Das (Bapi) IND

Lost

10066
Sandip Sarkar BSP

Lost

7860
Abhisekh Kumar Singh SHS

Lost

5761
Kajal Banerjee IND

Lost

5176
Amar Chowdhury SUCI

Lost

4383

Asansol News

Deshhit: PM Modi attacks Mamata in Bengal, says 'TMC known for triple T Tax'

PM Modi said the ruling party in West Bengal is known for 'triple T - Trinamool Tolabaji Tax'. Watch full video to know more.

May 06, 2019, 21:30 PM IST

Deshhit: BJP candidate attacked by TMC workers in West Bengal

Reports suggest that BJP candidate Arjun Singh had got into a scuffle with TMC workers of attacking him in the presence of police personnel.

May 06, 2019, 21:28 PM IST
BJP candidate from Asansol Babul Supriyo files counter complaint, says did not violate any rules

BJP candidate from Asansol Babul Supriyo files counter complaint, says did not violate any rules

The Union Minister also reportedly denied violating any rules.

Apr 29, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Clashes during voting in Asansol, West Bengal

Clashes held during voting in Asansol, West Bengal in fourth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Apr 29, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 23rd April, 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Apr 23, 2019, 22:20 PM IST
Asansol Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Asansol Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Asansol Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 19, 2019, 12:20 PM IST
Asansol Lok Sabha constituency

Asansol Lok Sabha constituency

The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Babul Supriyo heckled in Asansol while campaigning for polls

BJP candidate Babul Supriyo heckled in Asansol while campaigning for polls. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 10, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

Clash breaks out between TMC, BJP party workers in West Bengal's Asansol

A clash broke out between TMC, BJP party workers in West Bengal's Asansol during BJP's sankalp rally. Watch the video to know more.

Mar 04, 2019, 10:20 AM IST
Bharat Bandh: Clashes broke out between TMC and CPM workers in Asansol

Bharat Bandh: Clashes broke out between TMC and CPM workers in Asansol

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that the trade unions-called general strike would have no impact in the state

Jan 08, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
Bengal Police threatened to cancel Shaan-KK concert if I showed up, says Babul Supriyo; attacks Mamata Banerjee's TMC government

Bengal Police threatened to cancel Shaan-KK concert if I showed up, says Babul Supriyo; attacks Mamata Banerjee's TMC government

The singer-turned-politician took to Twitter to vent his anger.

Oct 04, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
Complaint lodged against Babul Supriyo for threatening to break man's leg at event for differently abled

Complaint lodged against Babul Supriyo for threatening to break man's leg at event for differently abled

The complaint has been lodged in Asansol (South) police station.  

Sep 20, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
BJP’s Babul Supriyo threatens to break man’s leg at event for differently-abled people

BJP’s Babul Supriyo threatens to break man’s leg at event for differently-abled people

Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo triggered a row on Tuesday as he threatened to break the leg of a man. The singer-turned-politician was addressing an event of

Sep 19, 2018, 07:31 AM IST