Karimganj is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18. The result will be out on May 23.
Kripanath Mallah of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Chandan Das of the All India Trinamool Congress, Swarup Das of the Indian National Congress and Radheshyam Biswas of the All India United Democratic Front are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency in Assam.
The first phase of voting in five parliamentary constituencies of Assam ended on April 18. The total turnout recorded in the state was 76.2 per cent.
The fate of 16 candidates in Assam's Karimanj Constituency will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency of Assam:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||KRIPANATH MALLAH||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||CHANDAN DAS||All India Trinamool Congress|
|3||SWARUP DAS||Indian National Congress|
|4||RADHESHYAM BISWAS||All India United Democratic Front|
|5||AJOY KUMAR SARKAR||All India Forward Bloc|
|6||NIKHIL RANJAN DAS||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|7||RADHESHYAM BISWAS||All India United Democratic Front|
|8||PROBASH CHANDRA SARKAR||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|11||RABINDRA CHANDRA DAS||Independent|
|13||KESHAB LAL DAS||Independent|
The total number of electors in Karimganj constituency is close to 12 lakh and the Karimganj district - apart from his rich history, especially because it was an important centre in eastern India during the freedom struggle, is an important trade and economic point in the state of Assam.
Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments - Ratabari, Patharkandi, Karimganj North, Karimganj South, Badarpur, Hailakandi, Katlicherra and Algapur.