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Purulia Lok Sabha Elections

Purulia is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal. Voting for Lok Sabha election in West Bengal is being held in all seven phases from 11 April to May 19. Voting in Purulia Lok Sabha constituency is in the sixth phase on May 12 and counting is on May 23.

After the delimitation in 2006, Purulia parliamentary constituency was divided into seven assembly segments namely Balarampur, Baghmundi, Joypur, Purulia, Manbazar (ST), Kashipur and Para.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress's Dr Mriganka Mahato had won the Purulia Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 153877 votes. Dr Mriganka Mahato had bagged 4,68,277 votes as against Forward Bloc's Narahari Mahato who secured 314,400 votes. Congress candidate Nepal Mahato had bagged 257,923 votes.

In the 2009 election, Congress and Forward block had a neck and neck fight on the seat in which the latter emerged victorious. Forward Bloc's Narahari Mahato bagged 399,201 votes as against Congress leader Shantiram Mahato who secured 379,900 votes.

In the 2014 election in Purulia, 72.08 per cent or 1206653 voters had exercised their franchise. Of the 12 contestants who were in the fray, 9 had lost their deposits.

For the 2019 election, Trinamool Congress has fielded sitting MP Mriganka Mahato from the seat. Bir Singh Mahato is representing All India Forward Bloc, Nepal Mahata is contesting on a Congress ticket and Jyotirmay Singh Mahato has been named by Bharatiya Janata Party.

Other candidates in the fray include Rangalal Kumar from Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist), Laxmikanta Mahata from Amra Bangalee, Dipendu Mahato from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and Anandi Tudu from Bahujan Samaj Party.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Jyotirmay Singh Mahato BJP

Won

666016
Dr. Mriganka Mahato AITC

Lost

462785
Nepal Mahata INC

Lost

84366
Bir Singh Mahato AIFB

Lost

68293
Nota Nota

Lost

11304
Anandi Tudu BSP

Lost

11180
Mrityunjoy Mahato IND

Lost

10334
Sekh Fatik BNRP

Lost

7777
Barjuram Singh Sardar IND

Lost

6512
Uttam Tantubay BMAP

Lost

6031
Rangalal Kumar SUCI

Lost

4363
Uma Charan Mahato IND

Lost

3875
Laxmikanta Mahata AMB

Lost

3499
Jawaharlal Mahato MPOI

Lost

2450
Dipendu Mahato JMM

Lost

1796
Rajib Mahato SHS

Lost

1661

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

Purulia 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 Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 30, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Purulia Lok Sabha constituency

Purulia Lok Sabha constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress's Dr Mriganka Mahato had won the Purulia Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 153877 votes. 

Apr 25, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to leave for Purulia, West Bengal by road to address a public rally

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Feb 05, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to address rally in West Bengal's Purulia today

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Feb 05, 2019, 09:04 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Bengal's Midnapore on July 16

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Jul 15, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

The BJP in Bengal said that 27 BJP workers have been killed out of which 5 have been killed in Purulia alone.

Jul 12, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
'BJP worker' in West Bengal's Purulia committed suicide, say police; saffron party demands CBI inquiry

'BJP worker' in West Bengal's Purulia committed suicide, say police; saffron party demands CBI inquiry

Dulal Kumar's body was found hanging from a power transmission tower near the fields in Dava village under Balarampur police station on Sunday morning.

Jun 03, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Amit Shah escalates attack on West Bengal government over killing of another 'BJP worker', calls it 'shameful and inhuman'

Amit Shah escalates attack on West Bengal government over killing of another 'BJP worker', calls it 'shameful and inhuman'

The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower in Purulia, triggering protests by locals.

Jun 02, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
BJP worker's body found hanging from tree in West Bengal's Purulia, Amit Shah attacks TMC

BJP worker's body found hanging from tree in West Bengal's Purulia, Amit Shah attacks TMC

BJP chief Amit Shah has attacked the ruling TMC in West Bengal over the murder of a young party worker in Purulia.

May 30, 2018, 23:31 PM IST