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Lok Sabha election 2019: In Assam’s Mangaldoi, BJP seeks to retain power

Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Ramen Deka of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Kirip Challiha of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP will look to retain the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

lok sabha elections Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:31 IST
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Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Ramen Deka of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Kirip Challiha of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP will look to retain the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. (REUTERS)

Mangaldoi parliamentary constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of the north-eastern state of Assam.

Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Ramen Deka of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Kirip Challiha of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP will look to retain the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

There were 1,515,676 electorate in the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha Constituency in 2014 elections, out of which 791,539 are male and the remaining 724,137 are female.

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mangaldoi

State: Assam

Lok Sabha constituency: Mangaldoi

Date of voting: April 18

2019 candidates: Dilip Saikia (AGP), Bhubaneswar Kalita (Congress)

Sitting MP, Party: Ramen Deka, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 22,884

Runner up name, party: Kirip Chaliha, Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 12,33,474

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 53%

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,852

Number of women voters: 724,137

First Published: Mar 18, 2019 12:50 IST

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