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Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency of Assam. 

Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Kokrajhar 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 23. The result will be out on May 23. 

Biraj Deka of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sabda Ram Rabha of Indian National Congress and Independent candidate Naba Kumar Sarania are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency in Assam. 

Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency covers 10 assembly segments - Gossaigaon, Kokrajhar East (ST), Kokrajhar West (ST), Sidli (ST), Bijni, Sorbhog, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Barama (ST) and Chapaguri (ST).

Assam Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 Pramila Rani Brahma Bodoland Peoples Front
2 Biraj Deka Communist Party of India (Marxist)
3 Sabda Ram Rabha Indian National Congress
4 Urkhao Gwra Brahma United People’s Party, Liberal
5 Charan Iswary Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular)
6 Rajesh Narzary Voters Party International
7 Naba Kumar Sarania Independent
8 Prasanjit Kumar Das Independent
9 Ranjoy Kr. Brahma Independent

Also read: Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election here, Independent candidate Naba Kumar Sarania defeated another Independent candidate Urkhao Gwra Brahma by a massive margin of 3,55,779 votes. This was the highest margin of win in terms of votes ever in elections in the state of Assam and the overall voter turnout here at the time was 81.32 per cent.