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Barasat Lok Sabha Elections

The Barasat Parliamentary Constituency is one of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal. It came into being in 1957.

The Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 17) comprises of seven legislative assembly segments.

The Assembly Constituencies that fall in Barasat parliamentary constituency are - Habra, Ashokenagar, Rajarhat New Town, Bidhannagar, Madhyamgram, Barasat and Deganga.

The election in this constituency will be held in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 19. In total, the polling will be held in 51 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across seven states and one Union Territory (Chandigarh) on May 19.

In West Bengal, the polling will be held in Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha constituencies in the seventh phase on May 19.

Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of AITC was elected from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

The AITC candidate got 525,387 votes and defeated Dr Mortoza Hossain of AIFB.

Dastidar had won from here in the 2009 polls too.

For the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, BJP has nominated Dr Mrinal Kanthi Debnath, while INC has declared Smt Subrota (Rashu) Dutta.

The ruling TMC has declared its sitting MP Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar its candidate from here.

The stakes are high for ruling TMC and the BJP, which is trying to expand its presence in the Mamata Banerjee-ruled state which sends 42 MPs to Lok Sabha.

The Election Commission had on March 10 announced the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. The general elections will take place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, and the results will be declared on May 23.

Along with Lok Sabha Elections, voting will also take place in this phase for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha Assembly Elections 2019.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Dr. Kakoli Ghoshdastidar AITC

Won

648084
Mrinal Kanti Debnath BJP

Lost

538101
Haripada Biswas AIFB

Lost

123974
Subrata Dutta INC

Lost

37271
Nota NOTA

Lost

17769
Sukumar Bala BSP

Lost

9740
Mrinal Kanti Bhattacharjee IND

Lost

5601
Saurav Basu RJASP

Lost

4425
Bani Chakraborty SHS

Lost

3116
Debasish Biswas AMB

Lost

2348
Tushar Ghosh SUCI

Lost

1754
Oli Mahammad Mallick CPI(ML)(R)

Lost

1306
Dipankar Baidya RJCP

Lost

1277

Barasat News

Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The constituencies where poll will be held are -- Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, and Kolkata Uttar.  

May 18, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

West Bengal violence intensifies; TMC goons assaults BJP leader Arvind Menon's car

BJP leader Arvind Menon and some district leaders were attacked by TMC goons last night. Menon was holding a meeting with the district BJP leaders in Barasat at the residence of one of the leaders

May 14, 2019, 11:12 AM IST
Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Barasat 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 Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

May 03, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency

Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency

Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dostidar of AITC was elected from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. 

Apr 26, 2019, 18:22 PM IST