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Jalpaiguri 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 Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal. 

Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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The Jalpaiguri Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha parliamentary constituencies. It came into being in the year 1962.

Jalpaiguri registered 86.44 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 1.58 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1731834 while the total voter turnout is 1497070. While in 2014, the constituency registered 84.86 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1529646 while the total voter's turnout was 1298114.

The Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 3) consists of seven legislative assembly segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category. 

West Bengal Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal. 

 

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 Dr. JAYANTA KUMAR ROY Bharatiya Janata Party
2 JIBAN KRISHNA MAJUMDER Bahujan Samaj Party
3 HARIBHAKTA SARDAR SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)
4 BIJOY CHANDRA BARMAN All India Trinamool Congress
5 BHAGIRATH CHANDRA ROY Communist Party of India (Marxist)
6 MANI KUMAR DARNAL Indian National Congress
7 BIJOY CHANDRA BARMAN All India Trinamool Congress
8 KHUSHI RANJAN MONDAL Amra Bangalee
9 RANJIT KUMAR ROY Samajwadi Jan Parishad
10 SUBAL CHANDRA ROY Kamatapur People’s Party (United)
11 SACHIMOHAN BARMAN Independent
12 SUBHASH BISWAS Independent
13 HAREKRISHNA SARKAR Independent

Also read: Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency 

Bijoy Chandra Barman of the AITC is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Barman defeated CPM candidate Mahendra Kumar Roy candidate.

Lok Sabha election 2019 took place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. 

The electors in the Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency cast their votes on April 18 in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election. 

The results would be declared on May 23.