Baharampur Seat, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Former Cricketer And TMC Candidate Yusuf Pathan Defeats 5-Time Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Baharampur Seat, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Former Cricketer And TMC Candidate Yusuf Pathan Defeats 5-Time Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

West Bengal’s Congress unit leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will compete against Trinamool Congress’s Yusuf Pathan and BJP’s Dr. Nirmal Kumar Saha in this key parliamentary seat.

G R MukeshUpdated: Tuesday, June 04, 2024, 05:52 PM IST
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Key Fights in Baharampur Lok Sabha Seat | FPJ

Baharampur: Baharampur is a crucial Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal's Murshidabad District, which has been a battleground in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Yusuf Pathan from TMC, Nirmal Kumar Saha From BJP and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from the Congress are the 3 key candidates from the Baharampur constituency. The voters turnout in the Baharampur Lok Sabha constituency in the Lok Sabha election 2024 was 77.54 per cent.

Cricketer turned politician and TMC candidate Yusuf Pathan from TMC deafeated 5 time congress leader MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in West Bengal’s Baharampur Lok Sabha constituency by securing a majority.

Previously known as Berhampore, Baharampur is one of the important general category parliamentary seats out of 42 seats in West Bengal. This seat has remained a bastion of the Congress party since its victory over the Left in 1999 under the leadership of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and its set to witness polls on 13th May during the 4th phase of Lok Sabha election. 

Baharampur comes under the Murshidabad District with seven assembly segments (Burwan, Kandi, Bharatpur, Rejinagar, Beldanga, Baharampur and Naoda).   

Baharampur has seven assembly segments

Baharampur has seven assembly segments | FPJ

Prime competitors for this seat 

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of the Congress party will contest again in this seat after winning since 1999 competing against  Dr. Nirmal Kumar Saha of the BJP and AITMC’s Yusuf Pathan in this year's general elections, among the long number of contenders racing  for this prominent seat.

Congress is aiming to reclaim victory in this seat after making significant gains, since the decline of the Left. 

Baharampur: Previous Lok sabha Election Results

Baharampur: Previous Lok sabha Election Results | FPJ

Previous polls archive 

The Congress Party (INC)  defeated AITMC’s Apurba Sarkar in the General elections in 2019 with 45.47 % vote share  securing 5,91,106 votes. He was defeated by a margin of 80,696 votes. In 2014 Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury emerged victorious securing 5,83,549 votes with 51.4 % vote share, making AITMC’s Indranil Sen as a runner up by a margin of 3,56,567 votes. 

previous lok sabha elections winners

previous lok sabha elections winners | FPJ

In 2009, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from Congress defeated Pramothes Mukherjee from revolutionary socialist party securing a total of  5,41,920 Votes with 56.91 per cent of vote share.  He had defeated the runner-up by a margin of 1,86,977 votes.

Counting of votes for Baharampur Lok Sabha Elections 2024 will be held on June 4.

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