Bolpur of West Bengal

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West Bengal's Bolpur is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

According to the data from last census, 21,98,890 people stay in Bolpur. Out of them, 31.43% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,98,890 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 7.50% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 92.50% people.

Out of the total 17,00,030 voters, there are 8,68,787 male voters while 8,31,217 voters are females.

In the previous elections, AITC's sitting MP Anupam Hazra defeated CPM's Ram Chandra Dome by a huge margin of 236,112 votes.

The voter turnout recorded was 85%.

In what qualifies as a great political thriller, ASIT KUMAR MAL of All India Trinamool Congress defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's DAS RAMPRASAD by a margin of 106,402. After a close shave, ASIT KUMAR MAL will now govern Bolpur for the next five years.

Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Samiran Das while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Abhijit Saha, and the Bharatiya Janata Party chose Ramprasad Das as their candidate.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Abhijit Saha

Indian National Congress

INC

30112

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Asit Kumar Mal

All India Trinamool Congress

AITC

699171

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Bijoy Krishna Dolui

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

0

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Ramchandra Dome

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

CPI(M)

0

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Ramprasad Das

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

592769

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Samiran Das

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

9165

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Simanta Mondal

Rashtravadi Janata Party

RJP

17013