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Howrah Lok Sabha Elections

Howrah Lok Sabha constituency is one of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal. The constituency centres on Hugli-Chuchura in West Bengal.

The polling number of this constituency is 25 and it is not reserved for any category. This seat will cast its vote in the 2019 election on May 6.



The Howrah Lok Sabha Constituency has a total of seven assembly segments - Bally, Howrah Uttar, Howrah Madhya, Shibpur, Howrah Dakshin, Sankrail and Panchla.

Prasun Banerjee of ruling Trinamool Congress is the incumbent Member of Parliament from this constituency.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Prasun Banerjee won the seat by getting 488,461 votes. He defeated Sridip Bhattacharya of CPI(M) who had recorded 291,505 votes. BJP candidate George Baker had secured 248,120 votes.

Banerjee has been representing the seat since 2013, is seeking his third term from here in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. He will be contesting against CPI(M)'s Sumitra Adhikari and BJP's Rantidev Sengupta on the seat.

The Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held between April 11 and May 19 and the counting of votes will take on May 23. The polling is scheduled to happen in 51 Lok Sabha constituencies of seven states during the third phase.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Prasun Banerjee AITC

Won

576711
Rantidev Sengupta BJP

Lost

473016
Sumitro Adhikary CPI(M)

Lost

105547
Suvra Ghosh INC

Lost

32107
Sekhar Mondal IND

Lost

6447
Nota Nota

Lost

6337
Shailendra Kumar Jaiswal IND

Lost

3949
Sisir Samanta IND

Lost

3555
Shyam Prasad Ram IND

Lost

2028
Chandra Sekhar Jha SHS

Lost

1840
Gautam Kumar Shaw PJP(S)

Lost

1379
Debasish Mandal IND

Lost

1347
Imtiaz Ahmed Mollah IND

Lost

1323
Pankaj Gar IND

Lost

1179
Md. Shanawaz SUCI

Lost

1120
Kashi Nath Malick IND

Lost

1014
Kanai Sit IND

Lost

1003
Ashraf Ali IND

Lost

975
Sudarsan Manna SPOI

Lost

730
Samir Mondal IND

Lost

686

Howrah News

Massive fire engulfs godown near Howrah's Jagannath Ghat

Massive fire engulfs godown near Howrah's Jagannath Ghat

Traffic on Strand Bank Road has been diverted because of the fire.

Jun 08, 2019, 07:01 AM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Is West Bengal afraid of Narendra Modi?

As Mamata Banerjee continues to stall rallies of BJP stalwarts in the state, question arises whether she is afraid of Narendra Modi. Watch special debate from the banks of Hoogly on Lok Sabha

May 13, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
BJP demands repoll in West Bengal's Barrackpore constituency

BJP demands repoll in West Bengal's Barrackpore constituency

Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused Trinamool Congress "goons" of booth-capturing and not letting BJP voters cast their votes by resorting to threats and violence.

May 06, 2019, 13:31 PM IST
Violence mars phase 5 polls in West Bengal, BJP's Barrackpore candidate, polling agent attacked

Violence mars phase 5 polls in West Bengal, BJP's Barrackpore candidate, polling agent attacked

Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore, claims he was attacked by TMC workers who were 'scaring away voters'.

May 06, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
Howrah Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Howrah 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 Howrah Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 24, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Howrah Lok Sabha constituency

Howrah Lok Sabha constituency

The polling number of this constituency is 25 and it is not reserved for any category. This seat will cast its vote in the 2019 election on May 6.

Apr 23, 2019, 23:27 PM IST
Government Railway Police files FIR over Santragachi footbridge stampede

Government Railway Police files FIR over Santragachi footbridge stampede

The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Wednesday filed an FIR over the foot over-bridge stampede that took place at West Bengal's Santragachhi junction in Howrah.

Oct 24, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

Howrah: Car hits oil tanker on national highway, five killed

Five people were killed and one other injured when a car carrying them hit an oil tanker this morning on National Highway-6 near Deulti in Howrah, a police officer said.

Aug 28, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
Train services partially restored in flood-hit Kerala

Train services partially restored in flood-hit Kerala

The train services in Kayankulam-Kottayam- Ernakulam and Palakkad-Shoranur-Kozhikkode sections have been resumed.

Aug 21, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
Man thrashed for failing to answer queries on PM Modi, national anthem

Man thrashed for failing to answer queries on PM Modi, national anthem

The victim, a migrant labourer, was on his way to Kaliachak in Malda district from Howrah on May 14, when the four persons got into the train and sat next to his seat after he had briefly deboarded

May 25, 2018, 23:56 PM IST