Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Cossipur
Shyampukur
Jorabagan
Jorasanko
Bara Bazar
Bowbazar
Taltola (SC)

Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency) was one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centred on the north-western part of Calcutta in West Bengal. As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, this parliamentary constituency ceased to exist from 2009.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

In 2004, Calcutta North West Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Results[edit]

1951-1971[edit]

The winners are shown below.

Year Winner Party
1951[3] Meghnath Shah RSP
1957[4] Ashoke Kumar Sen Congress
1962[5] Ashoke Kumar Sen Congress
1967[6] Ashoke Kumar Sen Congress
1971[7] Ashoke Kumar Sen Congress

1977-2004[edit]

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1977[8] 321,740 54 Bijoy Singh Nahar 57.25 BLD Ashoke Kumar Sen 35.06 Congress
1980 319,810 51.89 Ashoke Kumar Sen 47.9 Congress Shyam Sundar Gupta 33.94 Forward Bloc
1984 387,150 64.73 Ashoke Kumar Sen 64.24 Congress Amiya Nath Bose 29.23 Forward Bloc
1989 439,770 63.32 Debi Prasad Pal 50.95 Congress Ashoke Kumar Sen 38.25 JD
1991 409,560 58.14 Debi Prasad Pal 41.39 Congress Dilip Chakravarti 33.47 JD
1996 452,760 65.24 Debi Prasad Pal 48.31 Congress Shyamal Bhattacharjee 33.56 JD
1998 469,380 67.47 Sudip Bandyopadhyay 49.07 Trinamool Congress Sarala Maheswari 33.17 CPI(M)
1999 444,040 63.07 Sudip Bandopadhyay 46.6 Trinamool Congress Rajdeo Goala 25.37 CPI(M)
2004 360,120 59.11 Sudhangsu Seal 42.15 CPI(M) Subrata Mukherjee 30.2 Trinamool Congress

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  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. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971". Election Commission. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  8. ^ "21 – Calcutta North-west Parliamentary Constituency, West Bengal". Partywise Comparison since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°21′29″E / 22.585°N 88.358°E / 22.585; 88.358