Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1977-present
Reservation None
Current MP Saugata Roy
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,405,981[1]
Assembly Constituencies Khardaha
Dum Dum Uttar
Panihati
Kamarhati
Baranagar
Dum Dum
Rajarhat Gopalpur

Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Dum Dum in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency) are in North 24 Parganas district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 16 Dum Dum is composed of the following segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004 Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Rajarhat (SC) (assembly constituency no. 91), Khardaha (assembly constituency no. 134), Panihati (assembly constituency no. 135), Kamarhati (assembly constituency no. 136), Baranagar (assembly constituency no. 137), Dum Dum (assembly constituency no. 138), Belgachia East (assembly constituency no. 139)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Sixth 1977-80 Dum Dum Ashoke Krishna Dutt Bharatiya Lok Dal[4]
Seventh 1980-84 Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
Eighth 1984-89 Asutosh Laha Indian National Congress[6]
Ninth 1989-91 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) [7]
Tenth 1991-96 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Eleventh 1996-98 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Twelfth 1998-99 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[10]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[11]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Amitava Nandy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Saugata Roy Trinamool Congress [13]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Saugata Roy Trinamool Congress[14]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Dum Dum[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Saugata Roy 483,244 42.67% -4.37%
CPI(M) Asim Dasgupta 328,310 28.99% -15.95%
BJP Tapan Sikdar 254,819 22.50% 16.79%
INC Dhananjoy Moitra 34,116 3.01% +3.01%
PDS Ashok Kundu 4823
BSP Narendranath Ghosh 4077
Independent Sukha Ranjan Banik 3256
RJSP Satyabarata Bandopadhyay 1618
CPI(ML) Red Star Sikha Sen Roy 1544
NOTA None of the above 16,837 1.49% ---
Majority 154,934 13.68% -11.58%
Turnout 1,132,644[1] 80.56
AITMC hold 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:Dum Dum[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Saugata Roy 458,988
CPI(M) Amitava Nandy 438,510
BJP Tapan Sikdar 55,679
BSP Dulal Chandra Das 9,065
Independent Sunil Pal 8,177
LJP Sanatan Ray Chaudhuri 5,285
Turnout 975,684 80.49
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing
e • d Indian general election, 2009
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Increase0 13.45
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17 33.1
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1 3.6
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1 3.56
Forward bloc 2 Decrease1 3.04
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1 6.14

Source: List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha
Statitical Report on General Elections 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha
Statewise seats won and vote percentage - Lok Sabha 2009


General elections 1977-2004[edit]

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are mentioned below:

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1977 Asoke Krishna Dutt Bharatiya Lok Dal Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[4]
1980 Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist) Barid Baran Das Indian National Congress (I)[5]
1984 Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1989 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress[7]
1991 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Lal Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress[8]
1996 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress[9]
1998 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1999 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party Anil Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2004 Amitava Nandy Communist Party of India (Marxist) Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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