Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Constituency Results 2019 in West Bengal: Mohua Mitra of TMC Wins Parliamentary Election
Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Constituency. Image used for representational purpose. (Photo Credit: LatestLY)

Kolkata, May 23: The results of the Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Constituency was declared today. The counting of votes began on the Krishnanagar Parliamentary seat in West Bengal at 8 am on Thursday, May 23.  Mohua Mitra of TMC defeated BJP's Kalyan Chaubey by a margin of 63,218 votes.

Voting took place for the Krishnanagar 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 Krishnanagar Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results LIVE News Updates

The incumbent parliamentarian, representing the constituency is from AITC – Tapas Paul. The MP emerged victorious in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections by defeating the CPI(M) candidate – Shantanu Jha. AITC has changed its candidate this time by fielding Mahua Moitra instead of Tapas Paul. To defeat the current MP in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, CPI(M) has fielded Shantanu Jha, while Congress has announced Antaj Ali Shah and BJP has fielded Kalyan Chowbey 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 12,23,082 voters in the parliamentary constituency, among them 5,79,604 are females while 6,43,478 are males. The average literacy rate is 88 per cent, and the main occupation of people is agriculture. The female to male ratio is 978.

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 Krishnanagar Lok Sabha elections begun on April 2, which continued till April 9. The scrutiny was done on April 10, and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 12. The polling took place on April 29.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 4 Schedule And Dates (Watch Video)

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.