Kolkata, May 23: The results of the Baharampur Lok Sabha Constituency will be declared today. The counting of votes began on the Baharampur Parliamentary seat in West Bengal at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of Congress defeated TMC's Apurba Sarkar by a margin of 80,696 votes.
Voting took place for the Baharampur seat in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. A total voter turnout of 76 per cent was recorded, as per Election Commission of India. Stay with us for Live updates on the results for the Baharampur Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results LIVE News Updates
The incumbent parliamentarian, representing the constituency is from Congress – Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. The MP emerged victorious in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections by defeating the AITC candidate – Indranil Sen. Congress has retained its candidate for this elections. To defeat the current MP in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, AITC has fielded Apurba Sarkar, while Left Front has announced it won’t field any candidate against Chowdhury. BJP has announced Krishna Juardar Arya as its candidate for Baharampur seat. West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
As per the ECI website – updated on March 13, 2019 – there are 11,79,938 voters in the parliamentary constituency, among them 5,64,811 are females while 6,15,127 are males. The average literacy rate is 90.29 per cent, and the main occupation of people is agriculture and trade of essential commodities like rice, jute, handicrafts and cottage industrial products. The female to male ratio is 945.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule for Fourth Phase:
|Announcement and Issue of Press Note||March 10|
|Issue of Notification||April 2|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 9|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 10|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 12|
|Date Of Poll||April 29|
|Date of Result||May 23|
|Dates Before Elections Shall be Completed||May 27|
According to the Election Commission’s briefings, the process of filing nomination for Baharampur Lok Sabha elections begun on April 2, which continued till April 9. Scrutiny was done on April 10, and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 12. The polling will take place on April 29.
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In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, AITC bagged 34 seats – gaining 15 more than 2009, while CPI(M) could win only two seats – Raiganj and Murshidabad. Congress emerged victorious on four seats, and BJP opened their account from Asansol and Darjeeling. Lok Sabha elections took place in seven phases across the state – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. The results would be declared on May 23.