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The West Bengal has 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and Darjeeling is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 22,01,799 people stay in Darjeeling. Out of them, 17.00% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 22,01,799 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 33.32% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 66.68% people.
There are a total of 15,98,863 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,06,298 are male voters and 7,92,543 are female voters.
Elections for Darjeeling were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia defeated AITC's Bhaichung Bhutia by a huge margin of 197,239 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Darjeeling, a total of 79% voters got inked.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's RAJU BISTA crushed All India Trinamool Congress's AMAR SINGH RAI by a margin of 413,443 to win Darjeeling.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Raju Bista while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Sankar Malakar. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Sudip Mandal.