Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Mathurapur in West Bengal was once held by Left parties
Voting will be held in the seventh and last phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 19. The result will be declared on May 23.Updated: May 16, 2019 10:15 IST
The Trinamool Congress’ Choudhury Mohan Jatua helped his party break the 20-year hold of the CPI(M) over Mathurapur Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal for the first time in 2009.
Choudhury Mohan Jatua beat Animesh Naskar of the Communist Party of India(Marxist) by nearly 130,000 votes in the 2009 Lok Sabha election. Jatua repeated his performance in the last Lok Sabha election held in 2014 after he defeated Rinku Naskar from the seat reserved for members of the Scheduled Castes.
Trinamool Congress has nominated Choudhury Mohan Jatua from Mathurapur seat again for the Lok Sabha election 2019.
Voting will be held in the seventh and last phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 19. The result will be declared on May 23.
Here are some quick facts:
State: West Bengal
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mathurapur
Date of voting: May 19
2019 candidates: Choudhary Mohan Jatua (Trinamool), Shyamaprasad Halder (BJP), Krittibas Sardar (Congress)
Sitting MP, party: Choudhury Mohan Jatua, Trinamool Congress
Winning margin in 2014: 138,768
Runner up name, party: Rinku Naskar, CPI(M)
Number of voters in 2014: 1,265,531
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 85.00%
Number of women voters in 2014: 716,505
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,825