She has studied in the famed London School of Economics (LSE) after her school education in Darbhanga. The estimated literacy level of Raiganj is 59.27%. Bihar: Who are Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi? 5 Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency). Among regional parties, contesting for the Raiganj seat in 2019 general election are, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist), Ambedkarite Party of India and Kamatapur People's Party (united). 10929 votes in the constituency were registered under NOTA option. All eyes will be on these faces in the Bihar election. Congress has a stronghold on the Raiganj seat and has won the seat thirteen times. Maintaining physical distancing norms, personal hygiene and proper wearing of masks during election campaign and voting were a challenge and an experience to learn from for assembly elections in West Bengal, Assam and other states sin 2021, when Covid-19 is expected to stay in India and the world. The Bihar election was the first assembly polls taking place in the times of Covid-19. There is an "X-factor" in the Bihar election 2020. Covid no bar, Bihar turns out for first phase of elections, Bihar assembly election: State readies for polls amid Covid-19 | Mood in pictures, LJP chief Chirag Paswan seeks mother's blessings before inception of election campaign | See pics. It was one of the main issues that helped the BJP win the Raiganj Lok Sabha seat. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Debasree Chaudhuri and TMC nominated Kanaialal Agarwal will also contest for the Raiganj seat. The LJP is likely to benefit from sympathy votes especially among the Dalit voters. West Bengal's Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency went to polls on April 18, in the second phase of 2019 general election. Can high female turnout in Bihar election be X-factor for Nitish Kumar? Raiganj, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling Lok Sabha seats recorded turnouts of 73.31 percent, 82.76 percent and 72.14 percent, respectively, in the second phase of polling on Thursday — an average of 76.07. Md. Why BJP is not the only challenge Mamata Banerjee faces in Bengal, GHMC polls: As BJP’s Bhupender Yadav reaches Hyderabad, KCR announces all-party anti-Modi rally, Tamil Nadu draft electoral roll has 6.1 crore voters, more women than men. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The Congress party held Raiganj, one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal, for 13 Lok Sabha terms before the CPI(M) wrested the seat from it. As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. The RJD will accommodate the JMM from its own quota. Raiganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. Salim defeated INC candidate Deepa Dasmunsi. Mohammed Salim defeated Congress' Deepa Dasmunshi by 1,634 votes. In 2014, Md. The BJP got 121 seats in its quota while the JDU 122. A total of 1097264 votes were exercised in the constituency in the last time. Voting took place on October 28, November 3 and 7. Challenging the ruling coalition is the Mahagathbandhan, a grand-alliance of the Rashtirya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress, the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) or CPI-ML, the Communist Party of India (CPI), the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Raiganj is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in North Bengal region of West Bengal in East India. Md. Salim of CPM is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency. The LJP is part of the central ruling alliance the NDA but in Bihar, Chirag Paswan positioned himself as a challenger to Nitish Kumar ultimately charting his own separate way in the assembly polls. The electors in the Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency will cast their votes on April 18 in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election. Get Breaking News and Latest Updates from India and around the world on NDTV.COMDelhi Election 2020: Follow NDTV for election results and live analysis. Meanwhile, the Congress has again fielded Deepa Dasmunshi from Raiganj seat. Click election year … Raiganj is a parliamentary constituency in West Bengal. There is another alliance cobbled up by former Lok Sabha MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav. Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019, Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates, West Bengal Civic Poll Results 2017: TMC wins 4 municipality wards, GJM 3, Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla Urf Ravi Kishan , BJP. Salim of CPM had won from this constituency with a vote share of 28.65 per cent. Watch video to know more. Salim of CPM is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency. The voter turnout recorded here was 79.87 %.In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the primary electoral contest for the seat is between the CPM, All India Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress. Salim, get latest news, articles & updates on Raiganj General Election 2014 including LIVE election results, Election dates, Schedule, leading candidates & parties. The alliance is called the Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDA) and its constituents are the Jan Adhikar Party-Loktantrik of Pappu Yadav, the Azad Samaj Party of Chandrasekhar Azad Ravan (the Bhim Army leader), the Bahujan Mukti Party (BMP) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI). In this segment of Zee News watch top 10 news related to General elections 2019. To defeat the current MP in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, the AITC has fielded Kanaia Lal Agarwal while BJP has fielded Deboshree Choudhary. MHA issues new COVID-19 guidelines from December 1: What's permitted and what's not? Among the 14 contenders for the Raiganj seat, is the sitting MP Mohammed Salim and the runner up contestant in 2014 election Deepa Dasmunshi (Congress). Raiganj Lok Sabha seat is unreserved. All eyes are on these faces in the Bihar election. “BJP leaders like Amit Shah had referred to the (Daribhit) deaths. There is another coalition, called the Grand Democratic Secular Front (GDSF). Will Amit Shah’s Tamil Nadu visit months ahead of election have an impact? 5 independent candidates are also in fray for the Raiganj seat. About Raiganj. Is Sushil Kumar Modi on his way out as Bihar's Dy CM? The results would be declared on May 23. Salim of CPM is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency.In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Md. Bihar has over 7.20 crore voters. Lok Sabha election 2019 will take place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. This is the first time that the JDU and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have reached a seat-sharing deal on the principle of 50-50. Watch video to know more. Congress emerged victorious on four seats, and BJP opened their account from Asansol and Darjeeling.This time too, CPI(M) has fielded Md. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Md. This is the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) led by Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan. The Mayawati-led BSP has fielded Churka Murmu from this constituency. Will Chirag Paswan remain part of NDA after hurting Nitish Kumar in Bihar? Seats with high-profile clashes in the Bihar polls. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics. Md Salim bagged 317,515 votes against his INC rival Deepa Dasmunsi who got 315881 votes.There were a total number of 1,387,526 electors here last time out of which 1,108,193 cast their votes. Once a Congress stronghold, the Raiganj Lok Sabha seat is set to witness a four-cornered contest this time with the candidates of major political parties in the state pitted against each other in a neck-and-neck battle.. Sporadic violence was reported in other parts of Raiganj and in Darjeeling constituency, while some voters have said they were blocked from voting. BJP's Tarkishore Prasad, Renu Devi likely to be Bihar Deputy CMs; Sushil Modi to step down. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 28.7% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 4.96%. Previously, when the two parties fought Bihar elections together, they seat-sharing formula was 1.4:1 in favour of the JDU. 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