Badaruddoza Khan of the CPI(M) had beaten the sitting member of Parliament and Congress leader Abdul Mannan Hossain in the Lok Sabha election in 2014 in West Bengal’s Murshidabad parliamentary constituency.
Abdul Mannan Hossain had ended the five-year winning streak of the Communist Party of India(Marxist) in 2004, when he won from Murshidabad parliamentary constituency for the first time. Hossain had defeated Moinul Hassan of the CPI(M), who was elected twice from the seat.
Voting in Murshidabad general seat will be held during the third of the seven-phased Lok Sabha election on April 23. The result will be declared on May 23.
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Here are some facts about Murshidabad:
State: West Bengal
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Murshidabad
Sitting MP, party: Badaruddoza Khan, CPI(M)
Winning margin in 2014: 184,53
Runner up name, party: Abdul Mannan Hossain, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,287,763
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 85.16%
Number of women voters in 2014: 729,812
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,897
Mar 19, 2019 17:50 IST