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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Trinamool will look to retain Bardhaman Purba seat in West Bengal

Polling in Bardhaman East will be held in the fourth phase of the seven-phased election in the state on April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

constituency watch Updated: Mar 17, 2019 10:26 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Polling in Bardhaman East will be held in the fourth phase of the seven-phased election in the state on April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.(HT file photo)

Reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates, Bardhaman Purba is one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal’s Bankura district.

Sunil Kumar Mondol of the Trinamool Congress defeated Ishwar Chandra Das of the Communist Party of India(Marxist) from Bardhaman Purba, the Left bastion, in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Mondal will once again contest from the Bardhaman Purba seat in the Lok Sabha election 2019.

Anup Kumar of the CPI(M) had held the Lok Sabha seat number 38 till 2009, which has a Hindu population of more than 84%.

Read: All you need to know about West Bengal

Polling in Bardhaman East will be held in the fourth phase of the seven-phased election in the state on April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Here are some facts about Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha constituency:

State: West Bengal

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Bardhaman Purba

Sitting MP, Party: Sunil Kumar Mondal, Trinamool Congress

Winning margin in 2014: 114,379

Runner up name, party: Ishwar Chandra Das, CPI(M)

Number of voters in 2014: 1,320,922

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 86.21%

Number of women voters in 2014: 736,699

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,892

First Published: Mar 17, 2019 10:25 IST