Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bardhaman Purba
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)
Purbasthali Dakshin
Purbasthali Uttar

Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is based on Bardhaman in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) are in 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) eased to exist from 2009 and new constituencies came into being: Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) and Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

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

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Bardhaman Purba[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sunil Kumar Mandal 574660
CPI(M) Ishwar Chandra Das 460181
BJP Santosh Roy 170828
INC Chandana Majhi 68884
JMM Swapan Malik 9666
SUCI(C) Kalicharan Sardar 7981
CPI(ML) Liberation Pejush Kumar Sahana 5919
BSP Mukul Biswas 5442
JDP Prosanta Bag 3410
Turnout 1,320,922[1] 86.21
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: Bardhaman Purba[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Anup Kumar Saha 531,987
AITMC Ashoke Biswas 472,568
BJP Sankar Haldar 71,632
AUDF Rabindranath Bag 17,716
JDP Raju Malik 12,982
BSP Mukul Biswas 9,069
CPI(ML) Liberation Pijush Kumar Sahana 8,419
Turnout 1,124,373 87.21
CPI(M) win (new seat)


  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  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 to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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