Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency)
|Reservation||Reserved for SC|
|Current MP||Susmita Bauri|
Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Vishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency)) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Bishnupur in West Bengal. While six of the assembly seats of No. 37 Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Bankura district, one assembly segment is in Bardhaman district. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.
As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 37 Bishnupur (SC) is composed of the following segments:
- Barjora (assembly constituency no. 253)
- Onda (assembly constituency no. 254)
- Bishnupur (assembly constituency no. 255)
- Katulpur (SC) (assembly constituency no. 256)
- Indas (SC) (assembly constituency no. 257)
- Sonamukhi (SC) (assembly constituency no. 258)
- Khandaghosh (SC) (assembly constituency no. 259)
- Taldangra (assembly constituency no. 244)
- Raipur (ST) (assembly constituency no. 245)
- Ranibandh (ST) (assembly constituency no. 246)
- Indpur (SC) (assembly constituency no. 247)
- Vishnupur (assembly constituency no. 253)
- Kotulpur (assembly constituency no. 254)
- Indas (SC) (assembly constituency no. 255)
|General Election, 2009: Bishnupur.|
|Trinamool Congress||Seuli Saha||411,709|
|Independent||Uma Kanta Bhakat||17,727|
|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 prior to 2009 are summarised below.
|1971||Ajit Kumar Saha||CPI(M)|
|Year||Voters||Voter Turnout||Winner||Runners up|
|1977||376,330||62.60||Ajit Kumar Saha||67.30||CPI(M)||Gour Chandra Lohar||31.39||INC|
|1980||527,720||76.18||Ajit Kumar Saha||58.27||CPI(M)||Tulsi Das Mandal||36.81||INC(I)|
|1984||613,200||80.50||Ajit Kumar Saha||54.77||CPI(M)||Gour Chandra Lohar||42.17||INC|
|1989||744,880||82.12||Sukhendu Khan||59.78||CPI(M)||Jayanta Kumar Mallick||34.20||INC|
|1991||738, 610||78.99||Sukhendu Khan||58.57||CPI(M)||Sadhan Majhi||32.18||INC|
|1996||851,260||84.13||Sandhya Bauri||58.14||CPI(M)||Ashis Rajak||25.99||INC|
|1998||862,530||81.06||Sandhya Bauri||56.79||CPI(M)||Purnima Lohar||36.28||WBTC|
|1999||846,340||78.96||Sandhya Bauri||57.89||CPI(M)||Adhibas Duley||36.13||AITC|
|2004||806,910||76.64||Susmita Bauri||64.28||CPI(M)||Janardan Saha||23.14||AITC|
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