New Delhi -°C
Today in New Delhi, India

Sep 23, 2019-Monday
-°C

Humidity
-

Wind
-

Select city

Metro cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata

Other cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi

Monday, Sep 23, 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Srerampur has been under Trinamool since 2009

Srerampur will vote on May 6 during the fifth round of the seven-phased election. The votes will be counted on May 23.

constituency-watch Updated: Apr 30, 2019 15:21 IST

Hindustan Times
Kolkata, India - March 19, 2019: A view of an EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs and VVPATs to people. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Kolkata, India - March 19, 2019: A view of an EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Directed by District Election Officer, as part of an awareness programme, officials show EVMs and VVPATs to people. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
         

Srerampur parliamentary constituency in West Bengal has been under the Trinamool Congress since 1998, except for one term from 2004 when the CPI(M) candidate won.

Akbar Ali Khandoker of the Trinamool won the seat in the Lok Sabha election in 1998 against the Communist Party of India(Marxist) leader Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury.

Read: All you need to know about West Bengal

Santasri Chatterjee of the CPI(M) defeated Khandoker in the 2004 Lok Sabha election and held the Srerampore general seat till 2009. Kalyan Banerjee has been the sitting member of Parliament from Srerampore twice since 2009.

The Trinamool Congress has nominated Kalyan Banerjee for the Lok Sabha election 2019.

Srerampur will vote on May 6 during the fifth round of the seven-phased election. The votes will be counted on May 23.

Read: All about Lok Sabha elections 2019

Here are some quick facts about Srerampur Lok Sabha seat:

State: West Bengal

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Srerampur

Polling date: May 6

2019 candidates: Kalyan Banerjee (Trinamool) Debajit Sarkar (BJP) Debabrata Biswas (Congress) Tirthankar Roy (CPI-M)

Sitting MP, party: Kalyan Banerjee, Trinamool Congress

Winning margin in 2014: 152,526

Runner up name, party: Tirthankar Roy, CPI(M)

Number of voters in 2014: 1,290,433

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 79.46%

Number of women voters in 2014: 776,107

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,996

First Published: Mar 26, 2019 17:39 IST