Murshidabad Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 11
Total electors: 14,53,783 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 7,52,943
Female electors: 7,00,840
Assembly Constituencies: Bhagwangola, Raninagar, Murshidabad, Hariharpara, Domkal, Jalangi, Karimpur
Delimitation: Yes. Lalgola Assembly segment went to Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: While Moinul Hasan of the CPM won the seat in 1999 elections, Abdul Manan Hossain of the Congress won the seat in 2004 and 2009 elections. In 2014, Badaruddozza Khan of the CPM won the seat, beating the incumbent MP by a narrow margin of 18,000 votes.
Demographics: Murshidabad is one of the four constituencies in West Bengal where Muslims are over 50 percent of the electorate. The contest here is expected to be between the Congress, TMC and the incumbent CPM.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 17:11:45 IST