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Bankura Lok Sabha Elections

Bankura is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal. Voting for Lok Sabha election in West Bengal is being held in all seven phases from 11 April to May 19. Voting in Bankura Lok Sabha constituency is in the sixth phase on May 12 and counting is on May 23.

Bankura parliamentary constituency comprises of seven assembly segments namely Raghunathpur, Saltora, Chhatna, Ranibandh, Raipur, Taldangra and Bankura.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress's Moon Moon Sen had won the Bankura Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 98506 votes. Moon Moon Sen had bagged 483455 votes as against Communist Party of India Marxist candidate Basudeb Acharia who secured 384,949 votes. At the third spot was Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr. Subhas Sarkar with 251,183 votes.

In 2009, Communist Party of India Marxist's Basudeb Acharia had defeated his closest rival Congress by winning 469223 votes. Congress candidate Subrata Mukherjee fell short by a huge margin winning 361421 votes.

In the 2014 election in Bankura, 78.87 per cent or 1236613 voters had exercised their franchise. Of the 14 contestants who were in the fray, 11 had lost their deposits.

For the 2019 election, Trinamool Congress has named Subrata Mukherjee in place of sitting MP Moon Moon Sen who is contesting against union minister Babul Supriyo in Asansol. Bharatiya Janata Party has named Subhas Kumar Sarkar and Communist Party of India (Marxist)'s Amiya Patra. Other candidates in the fray include Jharkhand People's Party's Gour Chandra Hembram, Bahujan Samaj Party has named Mahadeb Bauri along with other Independents.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Dr. Subhas Sarkar BJP

Won

675319
Subrata Mukherjee AITC

Lost

500986
Amiya Patra CPI(M)

Lost

100282
Milan Mandi IND

Lost

14942
Nota Nota

Lost

14019
Bibhuti Sardar IND

Lost

12372
Animesh Mal BNRP

Lost

9123
Subhash Sarkar SHS

Lost

9072
Mahadeb Bauri BSP

Lost

6707
Abdul Rahim Mallik IND

Lost

5819
Dr. Tanmay Mandal SUCI

Lost

5679
Shyamal Kumar Palit IND

Lost

5034
Prabir Banerjee JASP

Lost

4164
Ananda Kumar Saren RJASP

Lost

3228
Sukchand Saren CPI(ML)(R)

Lost

2889
Gour Chandra (Akhan) Hembram JPP

Lost

2220

Bankura News

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes West Bengal

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes West Bengal

An earthquake measuring 4.0 magnitudes on the Richter Scale hit the eastern state of West Bengal on Monday morning.

Jul 29, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
14-year-old boy among three injured in police firing after BJP-Trinamool clash in Bengal

14-year-old boy among three injured in police firing after BJP-Trinamool clash in Bengal

Three persons, including a 14-year-old boy, sustained bullet injuries after a clash broke out between workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) at Panchasayar in West

Jun 23, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Election Commission removes Bankura's DM after voting

Election Commission has removed the District Magistrate of Bankura in West Bengal Umasankar S from his post.

May 13, 2019, 08:40 AM IST
Election Commission removes Bankura DM after clashes in West Bengal

Election Commission removes Bankura DM after clashes in West Bengal

Arya has been asked to take up her new assignment immediately.

May 12, 2019, 23:08 PM IST

PM Modi doesn't understand West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata slammed PM Modi and said that he doesn't understand West Bengal.

May 09, 2019, 15:32 PM IST
Bankura Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Bankura 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 Bankura Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 30, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
Bankura Lok Sabha constituency

Bankura Lok Sabha constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress's Moon Moon Sen had won the Bankura Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 98506 votes. 

Apr 24, 2019, 17:25 PM IST
West Bengal: 1 killed, 18 injured after bus rammed into lorry

West Bengal: 1 killed, 18 injured after bus rammed into lorry

A bus carrying school students on an educational tour rammed into a lorry in West Bengal's Bankura district today killing a driver and injuring at least 18 students and teachers.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

87 Bengal kids taken to hospital as dead lizard is found in meal

Eighty-seven students were rushed to hospital for a check-up after a dead lizard was found in one of the student`s mid-day meal plate at a state-run primary school in West Bengal`s Bankura district

Nov 19, 2017, 00:15 AM IST