Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1967-present
Reservation None
Current MP Abhijit Mukherjee
Party Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,391,656[1]
Assembly Constituencies Suti
Jangipur
Raghunathganj
Sagardighi
Lalgola
Nabagram (SC)
Khargram (SC)

Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency) is a parliamentary constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No.9 Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Murshidabad 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. 9 Jangipur is composed of the following segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004 Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Farakka (assembly constituency no. 50), Aurangabad (assembly constituency no. 51), Suti (assembly constituency no. 52), Sagardighi (SC) (assembly constituency no. 53), Jangipur (assembly constituency no. 54), Nabagram (assembly constituency no. 57), Khargram (SC) (assembly constituency no. 66)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fourth 1967-71 Jangipur Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress [4]
Fifth 1971-77 Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress[5]
Sixth 1977-80 Sasanka Sekhar Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
Seventh 1980-84 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Eighth 1984-89 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India(Marxist)[8]
Ninth 1989-91 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India(Marxist) [9]
Tenth 1991-96 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India(Marxist)[10]
Eleventh 1996-98 Mohammad Idris Ali Indian National Congress [11]
Twelfth 1998-99 Abul Hasnat Khan Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Abul Hasnat Khan Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Pranab Mukherjee Indian National Congress[14]
Fifteenth 2009-12 Pranab Mukherjee Indian National Congress [15]
Fifteenth 2012-14 Abhijit Mukherjee Indian National Congress [16]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Abhijit Mukherjee Indian National Congress[17]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Jangipur[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Abhijit Mukherjee 3,78,201 33.80 -20.44
CPI(M) Muzaffar Hussain 3,70,040 33.07 -7.45
AITMC Sk Nurul Islam 207,455 18.54 +18.54
BJP Samrat Ghosh 96,751 8.65 +6.32
SDPI Md. Dahabuddin 17,257
Independent Abhijit Sarkar 10,055
WPI Monirul Islam 9,476
SUCI(C) Abdus Sayeed 7,926
BSP Sanjit Singh 5,507
Amra Bangalee Dhananjay Banerjee 3,019
Jamat-E-Sheratul Mustakim Md. Ginnatulla Sk 2,318
NOTA None of the above 11,079 0.99 ---
Majority 8,161 0.73 -12.99
Turnout 11,19,084 80.41
INC hold Swing -20.44


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


By election 2012[edit]

Indian by election, 2012: Jangipur[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Abhijit Mukherjee 3,32,919 39.26 -14.96
CPI(M) Muzaffar Hussain 3,30,383 38.97 -1.53
BJP Sudhangshu Biswas 85,887 10.13 +7.83
WPI Raisuddin Baidya 41,620 4.90
SDPI Tahedul Islam 24,691 2.90
Turnout 8,47,872
INC hold Swing
Finance Minister of India Pranab Mukherjee played a central role in the implementation of the Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement.

General election 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Jangipur

[15]

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Pranab Mukherjee 506,749 54.2
CPI(M) Mriganka Sekhar Bhattacharya 378,600 40.5
BJP Debashish Majumdar 21,791 2.3
AUDF Zamirul Hassan 19,000
Independent Tapas Saha 8,141
Turnout 934,281 85.95
INC hold 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 1967-2004[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
1967 Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress J.Gupta Independent[4]
1972 Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress Barun Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[5]
1977 Sasankasekher Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist) Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress[6]
1980 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist) Lutfal Haque Indian National Congress (I)[7]
1984 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist) Md. Sohrab Indian National Congress[8]
1989 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist) Md. Sohrab Indian National Congress[9]
1991 Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist) Mannan Hossain Indian National Congress[10]
1996 Mohammad Idris Ali Indian National Congress Zainal Abedin Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1998 Abul Hasnat Khan Communist Party of India (Marxist) Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[12]
1999 Abul Hasnat Khan Communist Party of India (Marxist) Mainul Haque Indian National Congress[13]
2004 Pranab Mukherjee Indian National Congress Abul Hasnat Khan Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 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, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "Congress loses Tehri, scrapes through in Jangipur". The Hindu, 13 October 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 24°32′N 88°04′E / 24.53°N 88.07°E / 24.53; 88.07