Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-2009
Reservation Reserved for SC over certain periods
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Nabadwip
Shantipur
Hanskhali (SC)
Ranaghat East (SC)
Ranaghat West
Chakdaha
Haringhata

Nabadwip Lok Sabha constituency was one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies of India. This constituency was in the state of West Bengal. This constituency was reserved for Scheduled castes over certain periods.

Assembly segments[edit]

In 2004, Nabadwip Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Nabadwip parliamentary constituency ceased to exist from 2009; most of the assembly segments of this constituency are part of new Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Santipur Arun Chandra Guha Indian National Congress [3]
Nabadwip Lakshmi Kanta Maitra Indian National Congress[3]
Second 1957-62 Ila Pal Choudhury Indian National Congress[4]
Third 1962-67 Haripada Chattopadhyay Independent [5]
Fourth 1967-71 P.R.Thakur Bangla Congress[6]
Fifth 1971-77 Bibha Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist) [11]
Tenth 1991-96 Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Ananda Mohan Biswas All India Trinamool Congress[15]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Alakesh Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]

For MPs from this area in subsequent years see Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

General elections 1951-2004[edit]

In 1951, there were two constituencies = Santipur and Nabadwip. From 1957 it was Nabadwip only. 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
1951 (Santipur} 160,938 43.33 Arun Chandra Guha 49.98 INC Bimal Kumar Chatterjee 16.31 RCPI[3]
1951(Nabadwip) 159025 41.65 Lakshmi Kanta Maitra 57.52 INC Kumaresh Chandra 32.66 Independent[3]
1957 219,064 53.53 Ila Pal Choudhury 61.21 INC Kumaresh Chandra 38.79 Independent[4]
1962 301,179 54.96 Haripada Chattopadhyay 52.56 Independent Ila Pal Choudhuri 47.74 INC[5]
1967 364,599 72.36 P.R.Thakur 61.24 Bangla Congress J.C.Biswas 38.76 INC[6]
1971 391,659 68 Bibha Ghosh 46.88 CPI(M) Promotha Ranjan Thakur 44.06 Congress[7]
1977 3,71,930 58.30 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) 53.80 CPI (M) Nitaipada Sarkar 29.49 CPI[8]
1980 5,62,490 78.29 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) 54.69 CPI (M) Ananda Mohan Biswas 39.54 Congress[9]
1984 6,95,770 81.23 Bibha Ghosh (Goswami) 49.97 CPI (M) Apurba Lal Mazumdar 48.99 Congress[10]
1989 9,18,060 85.30 Asim Bala 51.86 CPI (M) Ananda Mohan Biswas 46.03 Congress[11]
1991 9,12,200 83.37 Asim Bala 46.66 CPI (M) Apurba Lal Mazumdar 39.24 Congress[12]
1996 11,35,000 86.89 Asim Bala 46.98 CPI (M) Protap Kanti Roy 43.47 Congress[13]
1998 10,89,650 83.92 Asim Bala 43.04 CPI (M) Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas 39.22 Trinamool Congress[14]
1999 10,14,380 76.83 Ananda Mohan Biswas 45.84 Trinamool Congress Asim Bala 41.93 CPI (M)[15]
2004 11,77,770 84.76 Alakesh Das 47.56 CPI (M) Nilima Nag (Mallick) 46.71 Trinamool Congress[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission". Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  3. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1951- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 23°25′N 88°22′E / 23.42°N 88.37°E / 23.42; 88.37