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Dum Dum is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal.
As per the last census report, Dum Dum houses 21,63,791 people. Out of them, 10.96% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.03% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 98.42% of voters are from urban areas while 1.58% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 15,56,725 voters, there are 7,76,240 male voters while 7,80,440 voters are females.
In the previous elections, AITC's sitting MP Saugata Roy defeated CPM's Asim Kumar Dasgupta by a huge margin of 154,934 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 81%.
The result of Dum Dum is out, as SOUGATA RAY of All India Trinamool Congress emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against SAMIK BHATTACHARYA (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 512062 votes and won by a margin of 53,002 votes.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Samik Bhattacharya while the Indian National Congress fielded Saurav Saha. Indranil Banerjee was the candiate from Shiv Sena.