Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency)
|Current MP||Bansa Gopal Chowdhury|
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.
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:
- Panaveswar (assembly constituency no. 275)
- Raniganj (assembly constituency no. 278)
- Jamuria (assembly constituency no. 279)
- Asansol Dakshin (assembly constituency no. 280)
- Asansol Uttar (assembly constituency no. 281)
- Kulti (assembly constituency no. 282)
- Barabani (assembly constituency no. 283)
- 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)
|General Election, 2009: Asansol|
|CPI(M)||Bansa Gopal Chowdhury||434,975|
|Trinamool Congress||Moloy Ghatak||362,164|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||6||0|
|Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||9||17|
|Communist Party of India||2||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||2||1|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||1||1|
Elections prior to 2009
Results of elections held in the constituency prior to 2009 are summarised below.
|1957||Mono Mohan Das||Indian National Congress|
|Year||Voters||Voter Turnout||Winner||Runners up|
|1977||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 ||Bansa Gopal Chowdhury||CPI(M)||Moloy Ghatak||Trinamool Congress|
|2009||Bansa Gopal Chowdhury||CPM|
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