Kolkata, March 15: The Left Front Committee on Friday released their first list of 25 candidates for West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. Thought they have earlier mentioned that Mohammad Salim and Badaruddoza Khan to contest from Raiganj and Murshidabad respectively, names of 23 others cited in the newly released list.
As per the circular released by the Left Front Committee in Kolkata, Nepaldev Bhattacharya would contest from the DumDum seat, while Dr Fuad Halim would be contesting from Diamond Harbour. The list also points out that Nandini Mukherjee would be fighting from Kolkata Dakshin and Maksuda Khathun would contest from Uluberia seat. West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
Informing more about the declaration of candidates, the Left Front stated that they would soon release the names of other candidates, which would be jointly contested with Congress in the alliance. However, the segregation of seats have still not been finalised between the Left Front and Congress, it is expected that Congress might ask for 15 seats in the remaining 17 constituencies.
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|Left Front Committee's First List of Candidates for West Bengal|
|1||Cooch Behar (SC)||Govind Roy||AIFB|
|2||Alipurduars (ST)||Mili Oraon||AIFB|
|3||Jalpaiguri (SC)||Bhagirath Roy||CPI(M)|
|7||Ranaghat (SC)||Rama Biswas||CPI(M)|
|9||Dum Dum||Nepaldeb Bhattacharya||CPI(M)|
|13||Diamond Harbour||Dr Fuad Halim||CPI(M)|
|15||Kolkata Dakshin||Nandini Mukherjee||CPI(M)|
|18||Arambag (SC)||Shaktimohan Mallick||CPI(M)|
|21||Purulia||Bir Singh Mahato||AIFB|
|22||Bishnupur (SC)||Sunil Khan||CPI(M)|
|23||Bardhaman Purba (SC)||Iswarchandra Das||CPI(M)|
|24||Bardhaman - Durgapur||Abhas Roychowdhary||CPI(M)|
|25||Birbhum||Dr Rezaul Karim||CPI(M)|
As per the Election Commission’s announcement on March 10, there would be seven phases of polls in the state, with ample security deployed to ensure peaceful elections. The polls would be conducted on April’s 11, 18, 23, 29 and May’s 6, 12, 19 in the state. The results of the Lok Sabha elections would be announced on May 23.