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Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Elections

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 42 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in West Bengal state in eastern India.

It was previously known as Krishnagar. The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 12.

The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29. In the fourth phase of general elections, poling will be held in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies across 9 states.

Trinamool Congress' Tapas Paul is the sitting MP from the seat. He defeated CPI(M) candidate Dr. Santanu Jha in 2009 Lok Sabha election.

Krishnanagar was a former Left stronghold who had ruled the seat from 1971 to 2009 with only losing the seat of BJP in 1999.

Here are some facts about Birbhum:

State: West Bengal
Lok Sabha constituency: Krishnanagar
Sitting MP: Tapas Paul
Winning margin: 71255
Runner up: Dr. Santanu Jha, CPI(M)
Number of votes polled in 2014: 1,045,711
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 85.50

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency it comprises of seven assembly seats — Tehatta, Palashipara, Kaliganj, Nakshipara, Chapra, Krishnanagar Uttar and Krishnanagar Dakshin. All the seven assembly segments of Krishnanagar are in Nadia district.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Mahua Moitra AITC

Won

614872
Kalyan Chaubey BJP

Lost

551654
Jha Shantanu CPI(M)

Lost

120222
Intaj Ali Shah INC

Lost

38305
Khodabox Shaikh SUCI

Lost

8112
Subimal Sengupta CPI(ML)(L)

Lost

7585
Nota NOTA

Lost

7508
Nirapada Modak IND

Lost

6512
Uddhab Roy BSP

Lost

4199
Ashok Agarwala (Lalu Da) IND

Lost

2967
Bhaskar Paul IND

Lost

2282
Jayanto Debnath ANP

Lost

2225

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Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Krishnanagar 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 Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 19, 2019, 13:43 PM IST
Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency

Krishnanagar seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 12.

Apr 18, 2019, 12:42 PM IST