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Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Elections

Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of West Bengal. Cooch Behar Constituency covers seven assembly segments – Mathabhanga, Coochbehar Uttar, Coochbehar Dakshin, Sitalkuchi, Sitai, Dinhata and Natabari and is reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes (SC).

The first phase of voting in two constituencies of West Bengal ended on April 11 with 81.94 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Cooch Behar seat. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Renuka Sinha of the Trinamool Congress – won with a margin of over 87 thousand votes. She had defeated Forward Bloc's Dipak Kumar Roy. She died in 2016, following which by-elections were held and Trinamool Congress's Partha Pratim Roy won the seat.

The voter turnout figure was at 82.62 percent across 1986 polling stations. Other candidates in the fray were Hem Chandra Barman of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Keshab Chandra Ray of the Indian National Congress.

In the year 2009, Forward Bloc's Nripendra Nath Roy had defeated Trinamool Congress' Arghya Roy Pradhan by getting a margin of 33 thousand votes.

The voter turnout across 1685 polling stations for this election here was 84.35 percent. Some of the other candidates in the fray were BJP's Bhabendra Nath Barman and Bangshi Badan Barman who was an Independent.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Nisith Pramanik BJP

Won

731594
Adhikary Paresh Chandra AITC

Lost

677363
Gobinda Chandra Roy AIFB

Lost

46810
Piya Roy Chowdhury INC

Lost

28215
Nota NOTA

Lost

14490
Nirmal Kumar Roy IND

Lost

7069
Harekrishna Sarkar IND

Lost

6145
Naresh Chandra Roy IND

Lost

4077
Prabhat Roy SUCI

Lost

3174
Kangsa Raj Barman KPP(U)

Lost

2078
Subodh Barman AMB

Lost

1935
Dhananjoy Barman WPI

Lost

1733

Cooch Behar News

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3 BJP workers suffer bullet injuries in clashes with TMC in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

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May 21, 2019, 09:03 AM IST
Repolling in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on April 29

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On April 11, delegations of Left parties, Congress and BJP complaint of violence during voting in Bengal's Cooch Behar.

Apr 24, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Breaking News: BJP Demand Re-Polling in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

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Apr 13, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

PM Modi in Cooch Behar: The more you chant Modi, Modi, didi is not getting sleep

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Apr 07, 2019, 12:18 PM IST
Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Constituency

Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Constituency

Cooch Behar Constituency covers seven assembly segments.

Apr 01, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked, protests erupt

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked, protests erupt

Dilip Ghosh's vehicle was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the district.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
Calcutta HC denies permission for BJP chief Amit Shah’s Rath Yatra in West Bengal

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Dec 06, 2018, 17:43 PM IST