Barasat Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
Barasat Lok Sabha constituency, which comes under the North 24 Paraganas district, has a sizeable chunk of Matua and Muslim voters.
Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 17
Total electors: 1,512,792 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 774,305
Female electors: 7,38,487
Assembly Constituencies: Habra, Ashoknagar, Rajarhat New Town, Bidhannagar, Madhyamgram, Barasat, Deganga
Delimitation: Yes, Bagadaha and Bangaon Vidhan Sabha constituencies were no longer part of Barasat Lok Sabha constituency after 2008.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Ranjit Kumar Panja of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) won the seat in the 1998 and 1999 elections. Subrata Bose of the Forward Bloc won the seat in 2004 elections. Since 2009 polls, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of the TMC is representing the constituency.
Demographics: Barasat Lok Sabha constituency, which comes under the North 24 Paraganas district, has a sizeable chunk of Matua and Muslim voters.
West Bengal SSC scam: ED files chargesheet against Partha Chatterjee, Arpita Mukherjee and six companies
Both Chatterjee and Mukherjee were arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act on 23 July in connection with the recruitment scam, after which the ED recovered crores from her flat
The BJP has hired several trains - three from north Bengal and four from south Bengal - to bring its party members and supporters from different parts of the state to the metropolis and Howrah for the march
Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee and Arpita Mukherjee have been associated with the ownership of a vast amount of property including several flats, bungalows, schools and resorts all over West Bengal and Thailand by the ED and CBI