Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Sandhya Roy
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,499,673[1]
Assembly Constituencies Egra
Dantan
Keshiary (ST)
Kharagpur Sadar
Narayangarh
Kharagpur
Medinipur

Medinipur Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Midnapore in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 34 Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Paschim Medinipur district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 34 Medinipur is composed of the following segments:[2]

Prior to delimitation, Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Patashpur (assembly constituency no. 215), Midnapore (assembly constituency no. 223), Kharagpur Town (assembly constituency no. 224), Kharagpur Rural (assembly constituency no. 225), Keshiari (ST) (assembly constituency no. 226), Narayangarh (assembly constituency no. 227) and Dantan (assembly constituency no. 228)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Midnapore-Jhargram Bharat Lal Tudu Indian National Congress [4]
Durga Charan Banerjee Bharatiya Jana Sangh [4]
Second 1957-62 Midnapur Narasingha Malla Ugal Sanda Deb Indian National Congress[5]
Subodh Hansda Indian National Congress[5]
Third 1962-67 Gobinda Kumar Singhu Indian National Congress [6]
Fourth 1967-71 Midnapore S.N.Maity Bangla Congress[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Subodh Chandra Hansda Indian National Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Bharatiya Lok Dal[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [15]
Thirteenth 1999-01 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[16]
2001-04 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[17]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[18]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Medinipur Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[19]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Sandhya Roy All India Trinamool Congress[20]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Medinipur[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sandhya Roy 579860
CPI Prabodh Panda 395194
BJP Prabhakar Tiwari 180112
INC Dr. Bimal Raj 48883
SUCI(C) Tushar Jana 9783
BSP Kavita Rani 8639
Amra Bangalee Ashok Bera 7883
PDS Soumen Samanta 6062
JMM Mukim Khan 5335
Independent Ramkrishna Sarkar 4655
Turnout 1,260,032[1] 84.02
AITMC gain from CPI 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: Medinipur[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Prabodh Panda 493,021
AITMC Dipak Kumar Ghosh 445,004
BJP Pradip Patnaik 52,061
BSP Asok Kumar Golder 12,216
Independent Sanjay Kumar Mishra 11,092
JMM Nepal Das 10,324
Independent Partha Addhya 6,974
Independent Amit Moitra 4,290
RDMP Mukul Kumar Maiti 4,016
Independent Sukumar De 3,498
Turnout 1,042,496 82.54
CPI 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 1951-2004[edit]

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

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1951* Durga Charan Bandopahyay Bharatiya Jana Sangh Atul Chandra Basu Indian National Congress
Bishnupada Hazra Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[4]
Bharat Lal Tudu Indian National Congress Subodh Hansda Kisan Mazoor Praja Party[4]
1957* Narasingha Malla Ugal Sanda Deb Indian National Congress Rabindra Nath Mitra Communist Party of India[5]
Subodh Hansda Indian National Congress Chandra Mohan Saren Praja Socialist Party[5]
1962 Gobinda Kumar Singhu Indian National Congress Saroj Roy Communist Party of India[6]
1967 S.N.Maity Bangla Congress G.K.Singha Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Subodh Chandra Hansda Indian National Congress Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Bharatiya Lok Dal Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[9]
1980 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Indian National Congress (I)[10]
1984 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Ajit Kumar Khanra Indian National Congress[11]
1989 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Gouri Choubey Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Birendra Bijoy Malladev Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India D P Roy Indian National Congress[14]
1998 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta Bharatiya Janata Party[15]
1999 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta Bharatiya Janata Party[16]
2001 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2004 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India Rahul (Biswajit) Sinha Bharatiya Janata Party[18]
  • In 1951 Midnapore-Jhargram constituency and in 1957 Midnapur constituency, both the constituencies had two seats, with one seat reserved for Scheduled Tribes. The results here are shown separately.

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 c d "General Elections, India, 1951- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "Medinipur Parliamentary Constituency - Map and Electoral Results". List of winning MP and Runner-up from 1957 to till date from Medinipur Parliamentary Constituency. Maps of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  19. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  20. ^ 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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