Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency)
|Reservation||Reserved for SC|
|Current MP||Doctor Ram Chandra Dome|
Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Bolpur in West Bengal. While four assembly segments of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Birbhum district, three are in Bardhaman district. The seat was a free seat till 2004, but was declared reserved for scheduled castes from 2009 general elections.
As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 41 Bolpur, reserved for Scheduled castes (SC), is composed of the following assembly segments:
- Ketugram (assembly constituency no. 271)
- Mangalkot (assembly constituency no. 272)
- Ausgram (SC) (assembly constituency no. 273)
- Bolpur (assembly constituency no. 286)
- Nanoor (SC) (assembly constituency no. 287)
- Labpur (assembly constituency no. 288)
- Mayureswar (assembly constituency no. 290)
- Ausgram (SC) (assembly constituency no. 267)
- Mangalkot (assembly constituency no. 281)
- Nanoor (SC) (assembly constituency no. 283)
- Bolpur (assembly constituency no. 284)
- Labpur (assembly constituency no. 285)
- Dubrajpur (assembly constituency no. 286)
- Mayureswar (SC) (assembly constituency no. 290)
General election 2014
|Indian general elections, 2014: Bolpur|
|BJP||Kamini Mohan Sarkar|
|INC||Tapan Kumar Saha|
|CPI(M)||Doctor Ram Chandra Dome|
|General Election, 2009: Bolpur|
|CPI(M)||Doctor Ram Chandra Dome||538,383|
|INC||Asit Kumar Mal||411,501|
|Independent||Professor Bijay Dalui||14,581|
|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
|Year||Voters||Voter Turnout||Winner||Runners up|
|1977||255,130||48.36||Saradish Roy||50.19||CPI(M)||Durga Banerjee||36.20||CPI|
|1980||493,810||74.04||Saradish Roy||54.97||CPI(M)||Pranab Mukherjee||40.72||INC(I)|
|1989||711,130||79.20||Somnath Chatterjee||60.42||CPI(M)||Sachidanandan Sau||36.97||INC|
|1991||713,840||77.17||Somnath Chatterjee||56.64||CPI(M)||Jivan Mukhopadhyay||24.10||Ind|
|1996||802,300||82.10||Somnath Chatterjee||60.55||CPI(M)||Sunil Das||27.98||INC|
|1998||803,380||78.55||Somnath Chatterjee||59.55||CPI(M)||Gour Hari Chandra||27.78||WBTC|
|1999||792.87||76.43||Somnath Chatterjee||59.36||CPI(M)||Suniti Chattaraj||35.53||AITC|
|2004||770.12||74.41||Somnath Chatterjee||65.56||CPI(M)||Dr. Nirmal Kumar Maji||25.26||AITC|
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