Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Baharampur
Existence 1951–present
Reservation None
Current MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Party Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,453,783[1]
Assembly Constituencies Burwan (SC)
Kandi
Bharatpur
Rejinagar
Beldanga
Baharampur
Naoda

Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Berhampore) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Baharampur in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 10 Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Murshidabad district.

Assembly segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 10 Baharampur is composed of the following assembly segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004 Berhampore Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Naoda (assembly constituency no. 61), Berhampore (assembly constituency no. 63), Beldanga (assembly constituency no. 64), Kandi (assembly constituency no. 65), Barwan (assembly constituency no. 67), Bharatpur (assembly constituency no. 68), Ketugram (SC) (assembly constituency no. 282)

Members of Parliament

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Baharampur Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party [4]
Second 1957-62 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party [5]
Third 1962-67 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party [6]
Fourth 1967-71 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Tridib Chauhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Atish Chandra Sinha Indian National Congress[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Promothes Mukherjee Revolutionary Socialist Party [14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Promothes Mukherjee Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress[16]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress[17]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress [18]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress[19]

Election results

General election 2014

Indian general elections, 2014: Baharampur[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 5,83,549 51.00 -6.37
Trinamool Congress Indranil Sen 2,26,982 19.69 N/A
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 2,25,699 19.54 -17.73
BJP Debesh Kumar Adhikary 81,656 7.07 +5.07
SDPI Badrul Sekh 11,642 1.00
Jamat-e-Seratul Mustakim Md. Ezaruddin 4,869 4.21
BSP Kushadhwaj Bala 4,676 0.40
IUML Abdus Sukur 4,322 0.34
Majority 3,56,567 30.85 +11.22
Turnout 11,54,587 79.42 -1.28
INC hold Swing -6.37


e • d Indian general election, 2014
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 34 Increase15 39.3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease7 22.7
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease2 2.3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease2 2.4
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease2 2.1
Indian National Congress 4 Decrease2 9.6
Bharatiya Janata Party 2 Increase1 16.8
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0 Decrease1 0.7

Source: General Election to the Lok Sabha 2014 - State wise seats won & valid votes polled by political parties
General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha - Party wise seats won and votes polled


General election 2009

General Election, 2009: Baharampur[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 5,41,920 56.91 +5.41
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 3,54,943 37.27 -4.13
BJP Bidyut Kumar Halder 27,619 2.00
Independent Baidya Nath Mondal 9,195 0.96
BSP Kushadhwaj Bala 8,587 0.90
RPI(A) Ghosh Babu Saw 3,823 0.40
SP Ashoke Kumar Singha 3,076 0.32
RDMP Rabindra Nath Roy 3,050 0.32
Majority 1,86,977 19.63
Turnout 9,52,213 80.70
INC hold Swing


e • d Indian general election, 2009
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18 39.3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17 22.7
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1 2.3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1 2.4
Forward Bloc 2 Decrease1 2.1
Indian National Congress 6 Steady 9.6
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1 16.8
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1 0.7

Source: Party-wise trends in General Election to the Lok Sabha 2009
List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha

General election 2004

General Election, 2004: Baharampur[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 508,095 51.50
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 409,194 41.40
BJP Tapas Kumar Chatterjee 41,490 4.20
Independent Jyotirmoy Thakur 9,672 1.00
JDP Apurba Banerjee 6,818 0.70
Independent Sunil Kumar Mandal 5,643 0.60
RPI(A) Ashim Roy 3,798 0.40
Independent Krishna Prasad Biswas 3,428 0.30
Samajwadi Party Ashok Kumar Singha 3,377 0.30
Majority 98,901 10.0
Turnout 9,87,380 80.9%
INC hold Swing


e • d Indian general election, 2004
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 1 Decrease7 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Increase3 13.45
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0 Steady0 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 26 Increase3 33.1
Communist Party of India 3 Increase1 3.6
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 Steady0 3.56
All India Forward Bloc 3 Increase1 3.04
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 Decrease1 6.14

General election 1999

Indian general election, 1999: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 434,073 46.86
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 338,682 36.56
BJP Colonel (Retd.) Sabyasachi Bagchi 134,569 14.53
Independent Jyotirmoy Thakur 8,948 0.97
IUML Nurul Islam 3,618 0.39
Independent Siddhartha Chatterjee 2,679 0.29
BSP Sunil Kumar Mandal 1,066 0.12
Independent Kanan Kumar Saha 911 0.10
Independent Sadhan Roy 881 0.10
Independent Santosh Majhi 745 0.08
Independent Anarul Haque Malitha 203 0.02
Majority 95,391
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
INC gain from RSP Swing

General election 1998

Indian general election, 1998: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 385,979 48.86
BJP Colonel (Retd.) Sabyasachi Bagchi 262,610 36.56
INC Prodip Mazumdar 188,985 26.96
MUL Abdus Sukur 29,888 0.97
Majority 1,23,369
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
RSP hold Swing

General election 1996

Indian general election, 1996: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 449,656 45.86
INC Siddhartha Shankar Ray 405,299 36.56
BJP Subhendu Biswas 56,073 26.96
Independent Naimul Haque 2,886 0.97
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
RSP hold Swing

General elections 1951-2004

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are mentioned below:

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1951 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP A.K.M.Zakariah Independent[4]
1957 Trdib Chaudhuri RSP Nazrul Haque Khandoker Independent[5]
1962 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Nazrul Haque Khandoker Congress[6]
1967 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP D.Sinha Congress[7]
1971 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Rejaul Karim Congress[8]
1977 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Sudip Bandyopadhyay Congress[9]
1980 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Jagadish Sinha Congress[10]
1984 Atish Chandra Sinha Congress Tridib Chaudhuri RSP[11]
1989 Nani Bhattacharya RSP Sankar Das Paul Congress[12]
1991 Nani Bhattacharya RSP Kumar Dipti Sengupta Congress[13]
1996 Promothes Mukherjee RSP Siddhartha Shankar Ray Congress[14]
1998 Promothes Mukherjee RSP Sabyasachi Bagchi BJP[15]
1999 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Congress Pramothes Mukherjee RSP[16]
2004 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Congress Pramothes Mukherjee RSP[17]

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
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  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
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  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
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  19. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 

Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.1°N 88.25°E / 24.1; 88.25

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