West Bengal Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates, Schedule: The Lok Sabha election in West Bengal will be held in seven phases as announced by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday. The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23.
Total number of LS seats in West Bengal: 42
Here are the dates and number of seats that will go on polls
Phase I– The election will be held on April 11 on 2 seats. (Coochbehar, Alipurduars)
Phase II– The election will be held on April 18 on 3 seats. (Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj)
Phase III– The election will be held on April 23 on 5 seats. (Balurghat, Malda Uttar, Malda Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad)
Phase IV– The election will be held on April 29 on 8 seats. (Bahrampur, Krishnanagar, Ranaghat, Bardhman Purba, Bardhman Durgapur, Asansol, Bolpur, Birbhum)
Phase V-The election will be held on May 06 on 7 seats. (Bangaon, Barrackpur, Howrah, Uluberia, Sreerampur, Hooghly, Arambagh)
Phase VI-The election will be held on May 12 on 8 seats. (Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura, Bishnupur)
Phase VII-The election will be held on May 19 on 9 seats. (Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhath, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, Kolkata Uttar)
The 2014 Lok Sabha election in West Bengal was partly swept by the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) which won 34 seats out of total 42 in the state. The BJP could only manage two seats and Congress was limited to 4 seats.
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