Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Bhatar
Bardhaman North
Bardhaman South
Khandaghosh (SC)
Raina
Jamalpur (SC)
Memari

Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Burdwan in West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, this parliamentary constituency ceased to exist and assembly segments were part of either of the two new constituencies: Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) or Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency). Only Khandaghosh assembly segment will be part of Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Prior to delimitation, Burdwan Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments in 2004:[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Bardhaman Mono Mohan Das Indian National Congress [3]
Atulya Ghosh Indian National Congress [3]
Second 1957-62 Subiman Ghosh Forward Bloc (Marxist)[4]
Third 1962-63 Guru Gobinda Basu Indian National Congress [5]
Third 1963-67 N C Chatterjee (bye-poll) Independent
Fourth 1967-71 N.C.Chatterjee Independent[6]
Fifth 1971-77 Somnath Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Raj Krishna Dawn Janata Party[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Sushil Kumar Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Sudhir Ray Communist Party of India (Marist)[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Sudhir Ray Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Tenth 1991-96 Suhir Ray Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Balai Ray Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Nikhilananda Sar Communist Party of India (Marxist) [14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Nikhilananda Sar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Nikhilananda Sar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]

For Members of Parliament from this area in subsequent years see Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) and Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Results of elections[edit]

General elections 1977-2004[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 512,219 35.45 Atulya Ghosh 23.42 Indian National Congress Subiman Ghosh 17.62 Forward Bloc (Marxist)[3]
Mono Mohan Das 20.02 Indian National Congress[3]
1957 213,290 50.15 Subiman Ghosh 50.48 Forward Bloc (Marxist) Durgapade Chaudhuri 49.52 Indian National Congress[4]
1962 287,685 53.85 Gurucobinda Basu 55.83 Indian National Congress Subiman Ghosh 44.17 All India Forward Bloc[5]
1963 N C Chaterjee (bye-poll) Independent N C Choudhry Congress
1967 293,266 59.30 N.C.Chatterjee 51.27 Independent C.Chittaranjan 38.34 Indian National Congress[6]
1971 372,040 64.42 Somnath Chatterjee 56.72 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Bholanath Sen 38.87 Indian National Congress[7]
1977 363,200 56.85 Raj Krishna Dawn 53.69 Janata Party Shyama Prasad Kundu 33.66 Indian National Congress[8]
1980 558,710 74.03 Sushil Kumar Bhattacharya 58.97 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Narayan Choudhury 36.98 Indian National Congress (I)[9]
1984 697,710 83.01 Sudhir Ray 53.50 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prodyut Guha 45.08 Indian National Congress[10]
1989 853,780 83.31 Sudhir Ray 61.28 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prodyut Guha 38.02 Indian National Congress[11]
1991 855,130 80.57 Sudhir Ray 57.01 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Asit Baran Patra 30.64 Indian National Congress[12]
1996 983,520 85.96 Balai Ray 59.92 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ritesh Kumar Dutta 32.70 Indian National Congress[13]
1998 997,280 83.78 Nikhilananda Sar 58.88 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prof (Smt) Santi Roy 31.18 Bharatiya Janata Party[14]
1999 984,680 80.93 Nikhilananda Sar 61.56 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Anup Mukherjee 30.51 Bharatiya Janata Party[15]
2004 998,350 81.71 Nikhilananda Sar 67.51 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Anindya Gopal Mitra 20.23 Bharatiya Janata Party[16]

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. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  3. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1951- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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