Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Basudeb Acharia
Party CPI(M)
Elected Year 2009
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,268,563
Assembly Constituencies Raghunathpur (SC)
Saltora (SC)
Chhatna
Ranibandh (ST)
Raipur (ST)
Taldangra
Bankura

Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. While six assembly segments of No. 36 Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Bankura district, one assembly segment is in Purulia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 36 Bankura is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

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

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Bankura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dr. Subhas Sarkar
INC Nilmadhab Gupta
AITMC Srimati Dev Barma (Moon Moon Sen)
CPI(M) Basudeb Acharia
General Election, 2009: Bankura[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Basudeb Acharia 469,223 47.66
INC Subrata Mukherjee 361,421 36.71
BJP Rahul Sinha 42,660 4.33
Independent Lakshmi Sarkar 26,469 2.79
Independent Prabir Banerjee 22,645 2.30
JMM Paresh Marandi 19,440 1.97
JKP (N) Aswini Duley 13,132 1.33
BSP Ganesh Ray 11,083 1.13
CPI(ML)(L) Sudhir Kumar Murmu 8,007 0.81
JD(U) Byasdeb Chakrabortty 5,554 0.56
RDMP Tapan Kumar Pathak 3,970 0.40
Turnout 984,604 77.64
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 prior to 2009 are summarised below.

1951-1977[edit]

Year Winner Party
1951[4][5] Pashupati Mandal Congress
Jagannath Koley Congress
1957[6][7] Ramgati Banerjee Congress
Pashupati Mandal Congress
1962[8] Ramgati Banerjee Congress
1967[9] J.M.Biswas CPI
1971[10] Sankar Narayan Singh Deo Congress

1977-2004[edit]

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1977[11] 320,480 53.11 Bijoy Mondal 57.04 BLD Shankar Narayan Singh Deo 31.04 INC
1980 459,860 63.79 Basudeb Acharia 45.04 CPI(M) Shankar Narayan Singh Deo 35.13 INC(I)
1984 567,300 73.57 Basudeb Acharia 48.62 CPI(M) Arun Kumar Bhattacharya 44,23 INC
1989 694,890 75.92 Basudeb Acharia 55.91 CPI(M) Ashis Chakrabarty 37.66 INC
1991 682,530 72.43 Basudeb Acharia 56.32 CPI(M) Brajabasi Biswas 28.82 INC
1996 7774, 920 77.95 Basudeb Achatia 56.24 CPI(M) Gouri Sankar Dey 25.61 INC
1998 766.640 74.52 Basudeb Acharia 49.42 CPI(M) Sukumar Banerjee 34.51 BJP
1999 741,300 71.19 Basudeb Acharia 52.73 CPI(M) Natabar Bagdi 37.95 Independent
2004 695,980 68.23 Basudeb Acharia 60.07 CPI(M) Deb Prasad Kundu 26.96 AITC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. 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. ^ "General Elections, 2009 (15th Lok Sabha) Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  4. ^ The seat was called ‘Midnapore Jhargram’
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  6. ^ In 1957 Midnapore was a dual constituency
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  9. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  10. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  11. ^ "35 – Bankura Parliamentary Constituency, West Bengal". Partywise Comparison since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°04′E / 23.25°N 87.07°E / 23.25; 87.07