Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence 2009-present
Reservation Reserved for SC
Current MP Sunil Kumar Mandal
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,532,244[1]
Assembly Constituencies Raina (SC)
Jamalpur (SC)
Kalna (SC)
Memari
Purbasthali Dakshin
Purbasthali Uttar
Katwa

Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) 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).[2]

Assembly segments

Parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal - 1. Cooch Behar, 2. Alipurduars, 3. Jalpaiguri, 4. Darjeeling, 5. Raiganj, 6. Balurghat, 7. Maldaha Uttar, 8. Maldaha Dakshin, 9. Jangipur, 10. Baharampur, 11. Murshidabad, 12. Krishnanagar, 13. Ranaghat, 14. Bangaon, 15. Barrackpore, 16. Dum Dum, 17. Barasat, 18. Basirhat, 19. Jaynagar, 20. Mathurapur, 21. Diamond Harbour, 22. Jadavpur, 23. Kolkata Dakshin, 24. Kolkata Uttar, 25. Howrah, 26. Uluberia, 27. Serampore, 28. Hooghly, 29. Arambagh, 30. Tamluk, 31, Kanthi, 32. Ghatal, 33. Jhargram, 34. Medinipur, 35. Purulia, 36. Bankura, 37. Bishnupur, 38. Bardhaman Purba, 39. Bardhaman Durgapur, 40. Asansol, 41. Bolpur, 42. Birbhum

Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 38) is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Members of Parliament

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-14 Anup Kumar Saha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Sunil Kumar Mandal All India Trinamool Congress[4]
Seventeenth 2019-incumbent Sunil Kumar Mandal All India Trinamool Congress

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

Election results

General election 2019

2019 Indian general elections: Bardhaman Purba[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Sunil Kumar Mandal 6,40,834 44.52 +1.02
BJP Paresh Chandra Das 5,51,523 38.32 +25.39
CPI (M) Ishwar Chandra Das 1,75,920 12.22 -22.61
INC Sidhartha Majumdar 38,472 2.67 -3.54
NOTA NOTA 10,747 0.75 N/A
Majority 89,819 8.66 +3.38
Turnout 14,39,286
AITC hold Swing {{{swing}}}


e • d 2019 Indian general election
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage Vote change %
Trinamool Congress 22 Decrease12 43 Increase4
Bharatiya Janata Party 18 Increase16 40 Increase23
Indian National Congress 2 Decrease2 6 Decrease4
Left Front 0 Decrease2 7 Decrease24

Source: Election Results 2019 Note: The vote share may change marginally once the final data is released by Election Commission.


General election 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Bardhaman Purba[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC 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
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing -4.76


e • d 2014 Indian general election
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[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Dr Anup Kumar Saha 531,987 47.31
AITC 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)

References

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Result" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference loksabha2019 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

See also

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