Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1957-present
Reservation None
Current MP Bansa Gopal Chowdhury
Party CPI(M)
Elected Year 2009
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,250,052
Assembly Constituencies Pandaveswar
Raniganj
Jamuria
Asansol Dakshin
Asansol Uttar
Kulti
Barabani

Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Asansol in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 40 Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Bardhaman district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 40 Asansol is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Prior to delimitation, Asansol Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  • Kulti (assembly constituency no. 257)
  • Barabani (assembly constituency no. 258)
  • Hirapur (assembly constituency no. 259)
  • Asansol (assembly constituency no. 260)
  • Raniganj (assembly constituency no. 261)
  • Jamuria (assembly constituency no. 262)
  • Ukhra (SC) (assembly constituency no. 263)

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Asansol
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Babul Supriyo
INC Indrani Mishra
AITMC Dola Sen
Gareeb Aadmi Party Mohammad Mustaqim
CPI(M) Bansa Gopal Chowdhury
General Election, 2009: Asansol[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Bansa Gopal Chowdhury 434,975
AITMC Moloy Ghatak 362,164
BJP Suryya Ray 49,646
BSP Ajay Singh 14,490
Independent Jyotirmoy Maity 13,190
LJP Goutam Das 10,181
Independent Jarasandha Sinha 8,831
Turnout 893,477 71.49
CPI(M) hold Swing
e • d Indian general election, 2009
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18
Indian National Congress 6 Increase0
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1
Forward bloc 2 Decrease1
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1

Source: List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha
Statitical Report on General Elections 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha


Elections prior to 2009[edit]

Results of elections held in the constituency prior to 2009 are summarised below.

1957-1971[edit]

Year Winner Party
1957[4] Mono Mohan Das Indian National Congress
Atulya Ghosh Congress
1962[5] Atulya Ghosh Congress
1967[6] Deben Sen SSP
1971[7] Robin Sen CPI(M)

1977-2005[edit]

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1977[8] 2,87,230 44.38 Robin Sen 59.07 CPI(M) Syed Mohd. Jalal 32.97 Congress
1980 4,23,790 55.52 Ananda Gopal Mukhopadyay 49.21 Congress Robin Sen 40.55 CPI(M)
1984 6,25,070 69.94 Ananda Gopal Mukhopadyay 55.18 Congress Bamapada Mukherjee 40.87 CPI(M)
1989 7,71,580 69.86 Haradhan Roy 49.59 CPI(M) Pradip Bhattacharjee 43.99 Congress
1991 7,22,290 64.13 Haradhan Roy 45.13 CPI(M) Deba Prosad Roy 31.61 Congress
1996 8,41,740 69.69 Haradhan Roy 46.37 CPI(M) Sukumar Bandopadhyay 40.60 Congress
1998 8,83,830 71.12 Bikash Chowdhury 41.09 CPI(M) Moloy Ghatak 38.07 Trinamool Congress
1999 8,29,150 65.52 Bikash Chowdhury 46.27 CPI(M) Moloy Ghatak 41.63 Trinamool Congress
2004 7,26,480 66.52 Bikash Chowdhury 51.00 CPI(M) Moloy Ghatak 33.85 Trinamool Congress
2005 [9] Bansa Gopal Chowdhury CPI(M) Moloy Ghatak Trinamool Congress
2009 Bansa Gopal Chowdhury CPM

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results". Election Commission of India, General Elections, 2009 (15th LOK SABHA) Section - West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  8. ^ "38 –Asansol Parliamentary Constituency, West Bengal". Partywise Comparison since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  9. ^ elections.com 2005 Bye election caused by death of sitting MP