Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বর্ধমান পূর্ব লোকসভা কেন্দ্র) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is based on Purba Bardhaman district in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Purba Bardhaman district. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency), Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency) and Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from 2009 and new constituencies came into being: Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) and Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Assembly segments

Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 38) is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Members of Parliament

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-14 Anup Kumar Saha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Sunil Kumar Mandal All India Trinamool Congress[3]

For Members of Parliament from this area in previous years see Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency) and Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results

General election 2014

Indian general elections, 2014: Bardhaman Purba[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sunil Kumar Mandal 574,660 43.50 +1.48
CPI(M) Ishwar Chandra Das 460,181 34.83 -12.48
BJP Santosh Roy 170,828 12.93 +6.56
INC Chandana Majhi 68,884 5.21 N/A
JMM Swapan Malik 9,666 0.73 N/A
SUCI(C) Kalicharan Sardar 7,981 0.60 N/A
CPI(ML) Liberation Pejush Kumar Sahana 5,919 0.44 -0.30
BSP Mukul Biswas 5,442 0.41 -0.39
JDP Prosanta Bag 3,410 0.25
Majority 1,14,479 8.66 +3.38
Turnout 13,20,922 86.21 -1.00
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing -4.76

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: Bardhaman Purba[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Dr Anup Kumar Saha 531,987 47.31
Trinamool Congress Ashoke Biswas 472,568 42.02
BJP Sankar Haldar 71,632 6.37
AUDF Rabindranath Bag 17,716 1.57
JDP Raju Malik 12,982 1.15
BSP Mukul Biswas 9,069 0.80
CPI(ML) Liberation Pijush Kumar Sahana 8,419 0.74
Majority 59,419 5.28
Turnout 11,24,373 87.21
CPI(M) win (new seat)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Result" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 June 2016.

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