Barrackpore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
A total of 22 percent of the Barrackpore population are people who originate from Hindi-speaking areas in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Muslims constitute 10 percent of the population.
Barrackpore Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 15
Total electors: 1,287,222 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 6,82,366
Female electors: 6,04,856
Assembly Constituencies: Amdanga, Bijpur, Naihati, Bhatpara, Jagatdal, Noapara, Barrackpore
Delimitation: Yes, in 2008. Titagarh Assembly constituency became Barrackpore Assembly constituency.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In the 1999 and 2004 elections, Tarit Baran Topdar of the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPM) won the seat before he was defeated by former Union minister Dinesh Trivedi, who continues to represent the constituency in the Parliament.
Demographics: The constituency is unique in the sense that there is a substantial non-Bengali speaking electorate. A total of 22 percent of the population are people who originate from Hindi-speaking areas in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Muslims constitute 10 percent of the population. The city of Barrackpore, which is part of the larger Lok Sabha constituency, is also considered part of the Kolkata metropolitan region.
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