Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1962-present
Reservation Reserved for SC
Current MP Pratima Mondal
Party AITC
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,458,724[1]
Assembly Constituencies Gosaba (SC)
Basanti (SC)
Kultali (SC)
Jaynagar (SC)
Canning Paschim (SC)
Canning Purba
Magrahat Purba (SC)

Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency) (earlier spelt Joynagar) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Joynagar in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 19 Jayanagar (Lok Sabha constituency) are in South 24 Parganas district. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 19 Jaynagar is composed of the following segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004, Joynagar constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Sandeshkhali (SC) (assembly constituency no. 98), Gosaba (SC) (assembly constituency no. 100), Basanti (SC) (assembly constituency no. 101), Kultali (SC) (assembly constituency no. 102), Jaynagar (assembly constituency no. 103), Canning West (SC) (assembly constituency no. 105), Canning East (assembly constituency no. 106)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Third 1962-67 Jaynagar Paresh Nath Kayal Indian National Congress [4]
Fourth 1967-71 Chitta Roy Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[5][6]
Fifth 1971-77 Sakti Kumar Sarkar Indian National Congress[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Sakti Kumar Sarkar Bharatiya Lok Dal[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
Tenth 1991-96 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party [13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party [15]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Sanat Kumar Mandal Revolutionary Socialist Party [16]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Dr. Tarun Mondal Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[17]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Pratima Mondal Trinamool Congress[18]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Jaynagar[18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Pratima Mondal 494,746 41.71 +41.71
RSP Subhas Naskar 386,362 32.58 -10.28
SUCI(C) Dr. Tarun Mondal 117,454 9.90 +9.90
BJP Krishnapada Majumder 113,206 9.54 +6.85
INC Arnab Roy 38,493 3.25 +3.25
AIUDF Taranga Mondal 13333
RJSP Maniklal Sardar 5908
Independent Subhas Naskar 5161
BSP Ananya Sarkar 2909
BMP Dr. Rabin Naskar 2657
NOTA None of the above 5,823 0.49 ---
Turnout 1,186,052 81.31
Majority 108,384[1] 9.14
AITMC gain from SUCI(C) 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: Jaynagar[17][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SUCI Dr. Tarun Mondal 446,200 48.72
RSP Nimai Barman 392,495 42.86
BJP Nirode Chandra Halder 24,608 2.15
AUDF Taranga Mondal 17,087 1.49
Independent Shyamal Naskar 10,809 0.95
BSP Arabinda Halder 9,209 0.81
Independent Shankar Haldar 8,855 0.77
RDMP Tapas Tarafdar 6,573 0.57
Turnout 915,836 80.08
SUCI gain from RSP 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 1962-2004[edit]

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

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1962 297,962 55.98 Paresh Nath Kayal 53.28 INC Sailendra Nath Haldar 46.72 CPI[4]
1967 373,749 71.07 Chitta Roy 43.95 SUC Paresh Nath Kayal 35.84 INC[5][6]
1971 393,696 70.16 Sakti Kumar Sarkar 41.61 INC Nirmal Kumar Sinha 22.18 CPI(M)[7]
1977 380,210 60.73 Sakti Kumar Sarkar 48.92 BLD Nirmal Kanti Mondal 32.49 INC[8]
1980 528,330 75.97 Sanat Kumar Mandal 45.72 RSP Gobinda Chandra Naskar 36.32 INC(I)[9]
1984 611,190 80.11 Sanat Kumar Mandal 44.17 RSP Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar 40.76 INC[10]
1989 758,240 81.34 Sanat Kumar Mandal 45.35 RSP Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar 36.78 INC[11]
1991 754,350 78.88 Sanat Kumar Mandal 46.01 RSP Narayan Naskar 28.02 INC[12]
1996 894.59 84.11 Sanat Kumar Mandal 48.17 RSP Jogesh Roy 31.60 INC[13]
1998 858,360 77.98 Sanat Kumar Mandal 48.48 RSP Krishnapada Majumdar 27.49 BJP[14]
1999 815.92 73.05 Sanat Kumar Mandal 69.39 RSP Krishnapada Majumdar 35.40 BJP[15]
2004 807,320 71.01 Sanat Kumar Mandal 55.81 RSP Asit Baran Thakur 27.22 BJP[16]

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 2010-11-15. 
  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, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "At Joynagar, SUCI banks on a doctor". Indian Express, 29 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  19. ^ CEO West Bengal. Form 7A - 19 Jaynagar

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 22°11′N 88°25′E / 22.19°N 88.42°E / 22.19; 88.42