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Barrackpur is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal.
As per the last census report, Barrackpur houses 19,27,596 people. Out of them, 16.14% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.44% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 83.22% of voters are from urban areas while 16.78% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,28,897 voters, there are 7,37,078 male voters while 6,91,789 voters are females.
The sitting MP Dinesh Trivedi from AITC defeated CPM's Subhashini Ali by a huge margin of 206,773 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 82% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Barrackpur is out, as ARJUN SINGH of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against DINESH TRIVEDI (All India Trinamool Congress). The former garnered 472994 votes and won by a margin of 14,857 votes.
All India Trinamool Congress fielded Dinesh Trivedi while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Md. Alam. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Tapash Sarkar.