Kolkata, May 23: The results of the Barrackpore Lok Sabha Constituency was declared today. The counting of votes began on the Barrackpore Parliamentary seat in West Bengal at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Arjun Singh of BJP defeated TMC's Dinesh Trivedi by a margin of 14,857 votes.
Voting took place for the Barrackpore seat in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. A total voter turnout of 73.97 per cent was recorded, as per Election Commission of India. Stay with us for Live updates on the results for the Barrackpore Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results LIVE News Updates
The incumbent parliamentarian, representing the constituency is from AITC – Dinesh Trivedi. The MP emerged victorious in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections by defeating the CPI(M) candidate – Subhashini Ali. AITC has fielded Dinesh Trivedi again this time from the constituency lying on the eastern bank of river Ganga. To defeat the current MP in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, CPI(M) has fielded Gargi Chatterjee, while Congress has announced Mohammad Alam as their candidate. BJP has fielded rebel TMC leader Arjun Singh as their candidate. 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 10,81,237 voters in the parliamentary constituency, among them 4,88,163 are females while 5,93,074 are males. The average literacy rate of the constituency, having the oldest water treatment plant, is 81 per cent, and the principal occupations are agriculture and trade jute and cottage handicrafts. The female to male ratio is 886.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule for Fifth Phase:
|Announcement and Issue of Press Note||March 10|
|Issue of Notification||April 10|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 18|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 20|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 22|
|Date Of Poll||May 6|
|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 Barrackpore Lok Sabha elections begun on April 10, which continued till April 18. The scrutiny was done on April 20, and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 22. The polling took place on May 6.
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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.