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Dum Dum Lok Sabha Elections

Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal. The Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 16) was formed prior to the 1977 elections.

It consists of seven assembly segments - Khardaha, Dum Dum Uttar, Panihati, Kamarhati, Baranagar, Dum Dum and Rajarhat Gopalpur.

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.

Prof Saugata Roy of AITC was elected MP from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Roy managed to get 483244 votes and defeated CPM candidate Asim Kumar Dasgupta who got 328310 votes.

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.

Banerjee got 508481 votes and decimated CPM candidate Dr Abul Hasnat who bagged 437183 votes.

For the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, BJP has fielded Samik Bhattacharya, INC has given the ticket to Saurav Baha, TMC has nominated its sitting MP Sougata Roy, while the
CPI(M) has declared Nepaldeb Bhattacharya as its candidate from Dum Dum Lok Sabha seat.

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
Sougata Ray AITC

Won

512062
Samik Bhattacharya BJP

Lost

459060
Nepaldeb Bhattacharya CPI(M)

Lost

167590
Saurav Saha INC

Lost

29097
Nota NOTA

Lost

14491
Naresh Chandra Barui BSP

Lost

4974
Shankar Das CPI(ML)(R)

Lost

4379
Satya Brata Bandyopadhyay RJASP

Lost

2964
Indranil Banerjee SHS

Lost

2895
Tarun Kumar Das SUCI

Lost

2437
Subir Das NDPI

Lost

2320
Jhuma Saha PDS

Lost

1705
Amit Sengupta RJCP

Lost

1186

Dum Dum News

Two detained in TMC leader Nirmal Kundu's murder in Kolkata

Two detained in TMC leader Nirmal Kundu's murder in Kolkata

TMC ward secretary Nirmal Kundu was shot dead by three bike-borne assailants in North Kolkata`s Dum Dum area on Tuesday night.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Trinamool leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by unidentified miscreants

Trinamool leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by unidentified miscreants

Local Trinamool Congress leader Nirmal Kundu was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Nimta in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday evening. 

Jun 04, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
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
Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Dum Dum 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 Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

May 03, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency

Dum Dum Lok Sabha Constituency

Prof Saugata Roy of AITC was elected MP from this constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. 

Apr 26, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
Kolkata: CID team begins probe in Dum Dum's Nagerbazar blast case

Kolkata: CID team begins probe in Dum Dum's Nagerbazar blast case

The horrifying explosion claimed the life of an eight-year-old boy and left nine others injured.

Oct 03, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
TMC blames RSS for Kolkata Nagerbazar blast, BJP hits back

TMC blames RSS for Kolkata Nagerbazar blast, BJP hits back

The explosion was reported outside a fruit shop on the ground floor of a multi-storey building in the congested Kazipara area under the jurisdiction of Dumdum PS.

Oct 02, 2018, 17:16 PM IST