Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Srimati Dev Barma (Moon Moon Sen)
Party AITC
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,503,812[1]
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:[2]

Prior to delimitation, Bankura Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Para (SC) (assembly constituency no. 240), Raghunathpur (SC) (assembly constituency no. 241), Kashipur (ST) (assembly constituency no. 242), Hura (assembly constituency no. 243), Chhatna (assembly constituency no. 248), Bankura (assembly constituency no. 251) and Onda (assembly constituency no. 252)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Bankura Pashupati Mandal Indian National Congress [4]
Jagganath Koley Indian National Congress [4]
Second 1957-62 Ramgati Banerjee Indian National Congress[5]
Pasupati Mandal Indian National Congress[5]
Third 1962-67 Ramgati Banerjee Indian National Congress [6]
Fourth 1967-71 J.M.Biswas Communist Party of India[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Sankar Narayan Singh Deo Indian National Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Bijoy Mondal Bharatiya Lok Dal[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marist)[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Tenth 1991-96 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist) [15]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Basudeb Acharia Communist Party of India (Marxist)[18]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Sreemati Dev Barma (Moon Moon Sen) All India Trinamool Congress[19]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Bankura[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sreemati Dev Barma (Moon Moon Sen) 483455
CPI(M) Basudeb Acharia 383949
BJP Dr. Subhas Sarkar 251183
INC Nilmadhab Gupta 22021
JMM Paresh Marandi 10229
SUCI(C) Kabita Singhababu 9125
Independent Shyamal Sikdar 9045
CPI(ML) Liberation Sudhir Kumar Murmu 7979
BMP Hulu Khetrapal 7564
BSP Binoy Chowdhury 7388
Jharkhand Anushilan Party Prabir Banerjee 6209
JDP Panmani Besra 5909
Independent Gour Chandra Hembrom 4876
JVM(P) Shib Shankar Ghosh 3105
Turnout 1,236,319[1] 82.21
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing


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: Party-wise trends in General Election to the Lok Sabha 2014
List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha


General election 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Bankura[18]
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) Liberation 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 Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Increase0 13.45
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17 33.1
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1 3.6
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1 3.56
Forward bloc 2 Decrease1 3.04
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1 6.14

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
Statewise seats won and vote percentage - Lok Sabha 2009


General elections 1951-2004[edit]

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are generally mentioned below:

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1951* 565,367 39.28 Jagganath Koley 19.26 Indian National Congress Atul Patra 15.94 Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha
Pashupati Mandal 17.03 Indian National Congress[4]
1957* 609,454 37.77 Pasupati Mandal 25.05 Indian National Congress Biswanath Bauri 13.66 Independent[5]
Ramgati Banerjee 24.78 Indian National Congress
1962 151,859 33.47 Ramgati Banerjee 51.13 Indian National Congress Kanai Lal De 31.34 Praja Socialist Party[6]
1967 273,639 52.55 J.M.Biswas 46.53 Communist Party of India Atulya Ghosh 35.04 Indian National Congress[7]
1971 262,110 48.02 Sankar Narayan Singh Deo 33.01 Indian National Congress Mahadeb Mukherjee 22.64 Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1977 320,480 53.11 Bijoy Mondal 57.04 Bharatiya Lok Dal Shankar Narayan Singh Deo 31.04 Indian National Congress[9]
1980 459,860 63.79 Basudeb Acharia 45.04 CPI(M) Shankar Narayan Singh Deo 35.13 Indian National Congress(I)[10]
1984 567,300 73.57 Basudeb Acharia 48.62 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Arun Kumar Bhattacharya 44,23 Indian National Congress[11]
1989 694,890 75.92 Basudeb Acharia 55.91 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ashis Chakrabarty 37.66 Indian National Congress[12]
1991 682,530 72.43 Basudeb Acharia 56.32 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Brajabasi Biswas 28.82 Indian National Congress[13]
1996 7774, 920 77.95 Basudeb Achatia 56.24 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Gouri Sankar Dey 25.61 Indian National Congress[14]
1998 766.640 74.52 Basudeb Acharia 49.42 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sukumar Banerjee 34.51 Bharatiya Janata Party[15]
1999 741,300 71.19 Basudeb Acharia 52.73 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Natabar Bagdi 37.95 Independent[16]
2004 695,980 68.23 Basudeb Acharia 60.07 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Deb Prasad Kundu 26.96 All India Trinamool Congress[17]
*In 1951 and 1957 Bankura constituency had two seats with one reserved for Scheduled Castes

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "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. 
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  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
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  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
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  18. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  19. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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