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

NEW DELHI: Voting for the Purulia 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 Purulia Lok Sabha constituency include Santiram Mahato from AITC, Nepal Mahato from INC, Ajit Prasad Mahato as an Independent, and Jyotirmoy Singh Mahato from BJP.
In 2019, the Purulia parliamentary constituency boasted a total of 1,645,884 eligible voters. Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, the candidate from the Bharatiya Janata Party, emerged victorious, clinching a total of 668,107 votes, thereby securing the MP position for this constituency. Dr. Mriganka Mahato, representing the All India Trinamool Congress, came in second with a total of 463,375 votes, trailing behind by 204,732 votes.
In 2014, the Purulia parliamentary constituency boasted a total of 1,471,933 eligible voters. Of these, 1,204,675 votes were deemed valid. Dr. Mriganka Mahato of the All India Trinamool Congress emerged victorious, clinching a total of 468,277 votes and assuming the position of MP for the area. Narahari Mahato, the candidate from the All India Forward Bloc, came in second with a total of 314,400 votes, falling short by 153,877 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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