Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Maldaha Dakshin
Existence 2009-present
Reservation None
Current MP Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury
Party Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,347,143[1]
Assembly Constituencies Manikchak
English Bazar

Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) (spelling as spelled by Election Commission of India) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. While five of the assembly segments of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Malda district in West Bengal, two assembly segments are in Murshidabad district. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Malda (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from 2009 and two new ones came into being: Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency) and Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Assembly segments[edit]

Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 8) is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-14 Maldaha Dakshin Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[3]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[4]

For MPs from Malda in previous years see Malda (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Maldaha Dakshin[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury 380,291 34.81 -18.64
BJP Bishnupada Roy 216,181 19.79 +14.49
CPI(M) Abul Hasnat Khan 209,480 19.18 -17.84
AITMC Dr. Moazzem Hossain 192,632 +17.63
AIUDF Md. Najrul Islam 21207
SDPI Lmtiaz Ahmed Mollah 12952
Independent Manjur Alahi Munshi 11426
Independent Sadhan Chatterjee 10536
Independent Naresh Rishi 6616
BSP Nikhil Chandra Mondal 6138 {{{percentage}}}
Jamat-E-Seratul Mustakim Md Ezaruddin 3377 {{{percentage}}}
IUML Md Faruque Hossain 3282 {{{percentage}}}
RPI Murshed Shekh 2720 {{{percentage}}}
PDS Nasmul Hoque 2466 {{{percentage}}}
JDP Bimal Mardi 1921 {{{percentage}}}
RJSP Dipak Singh 1449 {{{percentage}}}
Bahujan Mukti Party Firoz Akhtar 1342 {{{percentage}}}
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NOTA None of the above 8,392 0.77 ---
Majority 164,111[1] 15.02% -1.41%
Turnout 1,092,407 81.09
INC hold Swing

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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: Maldaha Dakshin[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury 443,377
CPI(M) Abdur Razzaque 307,097
BJP Dipak Kumar Chowdhury 43,997
BSP Dr. Bharat Chandra Mandal 5,889
MUL Md. Ejaruddin 5,752
Independent Manjur Alahi Munshi 3,167
Independent Md. Kamal Basirujjaman 3,411
Independent Rustam Ali 5,944
Independent Shyamal Das 10,852
Turnout 829,482 78.84
INC win (new seat)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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