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Barasat West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Barasat Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Barasat Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Barasat MP Issues

Barasat West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Barasat Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Barasat Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Barasat MP Issues 

About Barasat:

The Barasat Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies which came into being in 1957 and has 1,226,654 voters. The Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 17) consists of 1,226,654 number of electorates in totality, of these 640,075 are males and 586,579 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It comprises of seven legislative assembly segments.

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Habra

Ashoknagar

Rajarhat New Town

Bidhannagar

Madhyamgram

Barasat

Deganga

 About Barasat:

Barasat is the district headquarters of the North 24 Parganas and it has a total area of over 12 sq km. The Sealdah Station is located 22 km from here and the River Ganges is 15 km away.

As per the 2011 census data, the total population residing in the town of Barasat is over 283,400 of which 143,732 are males and 139,711 are females. About 17% of the population is under the age of six and the sex ratio is 972 females per 1000 males. The population density is roughly over 2,200 people per sq km. With an average literacy rate of 90.42%, the male and female literacy rates are 93.14% and 87.62% respectively. Bengali is the official language here while English is also widely spoken in the area. Many schools, both public and private, are located here as well several colleges. Trade of rice, potatoes, cotton and coconuts play a vital part of the economic setup of the city. The National Highways NH-34 and NH-35 pass through the district. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar

Age

54

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Trinamool Congress

Gender

Female

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

25

Private member bills passed

1

Questions asked

13

Attendance

67%

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Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

Which Party Will Form Government in Lok Sabha elections 2019?

Rajasthan Polls

WHICH PARTY WILL WIN ELECTIONS IN RAJASTHAN 2018?

BJP - 57.9%
INC - 38.4%
Others - 3.7%

Total votes: 1535
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Oct 2018 - 00:00

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