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.
Allegedly, the government land was forcibly occupied by Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders who wanted to build a party office at the spot. But the police claim that the land belongs to the government
West Bengal: Trouble for Mamata Banerjee as CBI, ED summon Anubrata Mandal aide in cattle smuggling case
As the CBI and ED tighten their collective noose around senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Anubrata Mandal - a 'bahubali' leader of Birbhum district - things may get difficult for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee as well
Menaka Gambhir had reached the Kolkata airport while going abroad for treatment when she was detained by officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and immigration department. Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law approached the Calcutta High Court after the incident and filed a contempt case