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Raiganj West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Raiganj MP Issues

Raiganj West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Raiganj MP Issues

About Raiganj:

One of the 42 Lok Sabha Constituencies of West Bengal state, Raiganj Parliamentary Constituency was formed prior to the 1962 elections. 1,108,382 is the total electorate count in the Raiganj Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 5). Out of these 583,292 number of electorates are males and the remaining 525,090 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It has seven legislative assembly segments two of which are reserved for the SC category and a total number of 1,108,400 voters.

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Islampur

Goalpokhar

Chakulia

Karandighi

Hemtabad (SC)

Kaliaganj (SC)

Raiganj

   

About Raiganj:

Raiganj is a city and the district headquarters of the Uttar Dinajpur District and stands at a height of 40 m. It is home to the second largest church of the country and has a large bird sanctuary.

The city has a total population of about 200,000 of which 52% are males and 48% are females. Children comprise of about 12% of the population and there is a 52% Hindu majority. The sex ratio is 936 females per 1000 males and the average literacy rate of over 75% with male literacy of 79% and female literacy rate of 71%. Bengali, English, Hindi and Urdu are the languages used in the area. There are several schools and colleges in the area and the municipality of Raiganj is divided into 25 wards. The district is one of the 250 most backward districts of India and receives financial aid from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. The National Highways NH-31 and NH-34 connect the area to a large road network. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Deepa Dashmunsi

Age

52

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Indian National Congress

Gender

Female

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

 Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

9

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

328

Attendance

79%

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Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

Which Party Will Form Government in Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

BJP (NDA) - 63.4%
INC (UPA) - 28%
Third Front - 8.6%

Total votes: 917
The voting for this poll has ended on: 19 Apr 2019 - 00:00

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