Lok Sabha Elections 2019Nine parliamentary seats in West Bengal will vote in the seventh phase of general elections on May 19. Among these, Barasat, Basirhat, Joynagar, Mathurapur seats will also go to polls. Here’s all you need to know about them:

Barasat

Barasat has a total of 1,226,654 electorates, as per Election Commission of India 2009 data. In 2014, the seat was won by Trinamool’s Dr Kakali Ghoshdostidar against All India Forward Bloc’s Dr Mortoza Hossain. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the BJP has fielded Dr Mrinal Kanthi Debnath against Congress’s Subrota (Rashu) Dutta and Trinamool’s Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar.

Basirhat

Basirhat has a total of 11,98,579 electorates, as per Election Commission of India 2009 data. In 2014, the seat was won by Trinamool’s Idris Ali against Communist Party of India’s (CPI) Nurul Huda. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the BJP has fielded Sayantan Basu against Congress’s Quazi Abdur Rahim and Trinamool’s Nusrat Jahan.

Joynagar

Joynagar has a total of 1,143,640 electorates, as per Election Commission of India 2009 data. The seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. In 2014, the seat was won by Trinamool’s Pratima Mondal against Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) Subhas Naskar. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the BJP has fielded Dr Ashok Kandari against Congress’s Tapan Mondal and Trinamool’s Pratima Mondal.

Mathurapur

Mathurapur has a total of 12,27,376 electorates, as per Election Commission of India 2009 data. The seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. In 2014, the seat was won by Trinamool’s Choudhury Mohan Jatua against Communist Party of India (Marxist) Rinku Naskar. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the BJP has fielded Shyamaprasad Halder against Congress’s Krittibas Sardar, CPI(M)’s Dr Sarat Halder and Trinamool’s Choudhary Mohan Jatua.

The polling for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will begin on April 11 and conclude on May 19. The counting of votes will be held on May 23. The results will be announced on the same day.