Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
The Assembly segments that once made up parts of Kolkata Uttar constituency are known to have a sizeable population of Muslims, who can swing the election in anyone’s favour.
Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 24
Total electors: 14,33,985 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 7,97,437
Female electors: 6,36,548
Assembly Constituencies: Chowringhee, Entally, Beleghata, Jorasanko, Shyampukur, Maniktala, Kashipur Belgachhia
Delimitation: Yes. The constituency came into existence after the merger of Kolkata North East and Kolkata North West constituencies.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Sudip Bandopadhyay of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has been representing the constituency since 2009.
Demographics: The Assembly segments that once made up parts of North East constituency are known to have a sizeable population of Muslims, who can swing the election in anyone’s favour.
There were loud protests in the House by Trinamool Congress members against the remarks by the minister
On Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sacked Partha Chatterjee from ministerial post and later in the day, he was removed from Trinamool Congress
TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee said that Partha Chatterjee has been suspended from the party till the investigation is underway and he can come back if proven not guilty