Bankura Constituency of West Bengal Lok Sabha Election 2024: Date of Voting, Result, Candidates List, Main Parties, Schedule | India News – Times of India

Bankura Constituency of West Bengal Lok Sabha Election 2024: Date of Voting, Result, Candidates List, Main Parties, Schedule | India News – Times of India



NEW DELHI: Voting for the Bankura constituency in the Lok Sabha elections is scheduled for May 25, marking the sixth phase of the electoral process. West Bengal will witness voting across all seven phases, spanning from April 19 to June 1, to elect 42 members to the Lok Sabha.
The election results will be announced on June 4, 2024. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the TMC won 22 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, while the BJP gained notable momentum with 18 seats.Congress won two seats.
Candidates from the Bankura Lok Sabha constituency are as follows: Nilanjan Dasgupta from CPI(M), Arup Chakraborty from AITC, and Subhas Sarkar from BJP.
In 2019, the Bankura parliamentary constituency boasted a total of 1,648,906 eligible voters. Dr. Subhas Sarkar, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party, emerged victorious, clinching 675,319 votes and securing the seat as Member of Parliament. His closest contender, Subrata Mukherjee from the All India Trinamool Congress, garnered 500,986 votes, falling short by 174,333 votes.
In the 2014 elections, the Bankura parliamentary constituency boasted a total of 1,503,812 eligible voters, with 1,236,319 valid votes cast. Sreemati Dev Varma (commonly known as Moon Moon Sen) of the All India Trinamool Congress emerged victorious, securing a total of 483,455 votes, thus becoming the Member of Parliament for this constituency. Acharia Basudeb, the candidate representing the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came in second with a total of 384,949 votes, trailing by 98,506 votes.
The main parties vying for seats in West Bengal include the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and a coalition of Left Front and Indian National Congress.
The model code of conduct came into effect from March 16 and will continue until the completion of the vote counting process on June 4.
(With inputs from agencies)



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