Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Raiganj Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

Candidate Party EVM Votes Migrant Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes Status
Debasree Chaudhuri Bharatiya Janata Party 509862 0 1790 511652 40.06 Winner
Agarwal Kanaialal All India Trinamool Congress 449269 0 1809 451078 35.32 1st Runner-up
Md. Salim Communist Party Of India (Marxist) 181310 0 725 182035 14.25 2nd Runner-up
Deepa Dasmunsi Indian National Congress 83460 0 202 83662 6.55 3rd Runner-up
NOTA None Of The Above 13747 0 2 13749 1.08 4th Runner-up
Binoy Kumar Das Independent 6925 0 0 6925 0.54 5th Runner-up
Md. Sahajan Badsha Independent 5054 0 0 5054 0.4 6th Runner-up
Churka Murmu Bahujan Samaj Party 4080 0 11 4091 0.32 7th Runner-up
Lakshman Murmu Ambedkarite Party Of India 3267 0 2 3269 0.26 8th Runner-up
Kumaresh Sarkar Independent 3159 0 4 3163 0.25 9th Runner-up
Akik Hossain Chowdhury Kamatapur People'S Party (United) 2959 0 0 2959 0.23 10th Runner-up
Santhapan Hasdak Jharkhand Mukti Morcha 2829 0 2 2831 0.22 11th Runner-up
Raju Paul Independent 2638 0 0 2638 0.21 12th Runner-up
Advocate Anjay Debsarma Independent 2369 0 2 2371 0.19 13th Runner-up
Sujan Krishna Paul Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist) 1629 0 3 1632 0.13 14th Runner-up

One of the 42 Lok Sabha Constituencies of West Bengal state, Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency was formed prior to the 1962 elections. 1,108,382 is the total electorate count in the Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 5). Out of these 583,292 number of electorates are males and the remaining 525,090 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It has seven legislative assembly segments two of which are reserved for the SC category and a total number of 1,108,400 voters. Raiganj is a city and the district headquarters of the Uttar Dinajpur District and stands at a height of 40 m. It is home to the second largest church of the country and has a large bird sanctuary.

The city has a total population of about 200,000 of which 52% are males and 48% are females. Children comprise of about 12% of the population and there is a 52% Hindu majority. The sex ratio is 936 females per 1000 males and the average literacy rate of over 75% with male literacy of 79% and female literacy rate of 71%. Bengali, English, Hindi and Urdu are the languages used in the area. There are several schools and colleges in the area and the municipality of Raiganj is divided into 25 wards. The district is one of the 250 most backward districts of India and receives financial aid from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. The National Highways NH-31 and NH-34 connect the area to a large road network.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Raiganj parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Raiganj constituency is Md. Salim of CPM.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MP Gender Party Vote Runner Up MP Gender Party Vote
2014 5 Raiganj GEN Md. Salim M CPM 317515 Deepa Dasmunsi M INC 315881
2009 5 Raiganj GEN Dasmunsi,Smt. Deepa F INC 451776 Bireswar Lahiri M CPM 346573
2004 5 Raiganj GEN Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi M INC 421904 Minati Ghosh M CPM 382757
1999 5 Raiganj GEN Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi M INC 409331 Subrata Mukherjee M CPM 334076
1998 5 Raiganj GEN Subrata Mukherjee M CPM 350897 Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi M INC 344616
1996 5 Raiganj GEN Subrata Mukherjee M CPM 383051 Golam Yazdani M INC 372095
1991 5 Raiganj GEN Sybarta Mukerjee M CPM 310167 Golam Yazdani M INC 280199
1989 5 Raiganj GEN Golam Yazdani M INC 342072 Subrata Mukherjee M CPM 339173
1984 5 Raiganj GEN Golam Yazdani M INC 271983 Subrata Mukherjee M CPM 251759
1980 5 Raiganj GEN Golam Yazdani M INC(I) 196241 Abdul Hafiz M CPM 194936
1977 5 Raiganj GEN Md. Hayat Ali M BLD 188694 Abedin Anowarul M INC 121570
1972 Bye Pol Raiganj GEN M.Ray M INC 149375 S.K.Niyogi M IND 5751
1971 4 Raiganj GEN Sidhartha Sankar Ray M INC 147360 Subodh Sen M CPM 83353
1967 4 Raiganj GEN C. K. Bhattacharyya M INC 70743 N.K. Bose M FBL 69753
1962 4 Raiganj GEN Chapala Kanta Bhattacharjee M INC 81795 Asoke Nath Sen M CPI 52392

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

List of Assembly Constituencies in Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Raiganj parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
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Last Updated on Feb 10, 2021
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