Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
In 2009, CPM’s Anup Kumar Saha became an MP from Bardhaman Purba constituency. Sunil Kumar Mandal of the TMC won the seat in 2014 elections.
Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 38
Total electors: 15,32,244 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 7,95,545
Female electors: 7,36,699
Assembly Constituencies: Raina (SC), Jamalpur (SC), Kalna (SC), Memari, Purbasthali Dakshin, Purbasthali Uttar, Katwa
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimitation: Created in 2008
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 2009, CPM’s Anup Kumar Saha became an MP from this constituency. Sunil Kumar Mandal of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) won the seat in 2014 elections.
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