Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 2009-present
Reservation Reserved for SC
Current MP Tapas Mondal
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,602,849[1]
Assembly Constituencies Krishnanagar Dakshin
Santipur
Ranaghat Uttar Paschim
Krishnaganj (SC)
Ranaghat Uttar Purba (SC)
Ranaghat Dakshin (SC)
Chakdaha

Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is in Nadia district in West Bengal. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the boundary delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, from 2009 Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist and a new one came into being: Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]All seven assembly segments of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Nadia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Ranaghat (SC) (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 13) 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 Ranaghat Sucharu Ranjan Haldar Trinamool Congress [3]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Tapas Mandal Trinamool Congress[4]

For MPs from this area in previous years see Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ranaghat[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Tapas Mandal 590,451 43.63 +1.20
CPI(M) Archana Biswas 388,684 28.72 -6.31
BJP Dr. Suprabhat Biswas 233,670 17.27 +0.51
INC Pratap Kanti Ray 92,218 6.81 +6.81
BSP Utpala Biswas 9116
Independent Subhas Chandra Sarkar 8658
SUCI(C) Paresh Halder 7952
RPI(A) Nadiyar Chand Mondal 3992
Nirjatita Samaj Biplabi Party Chaitanya Barai 3829
NOTA None of the above 14,626 1.08 ---
Majority 201,767 14.91% +7.51%
Turnout 1,353,196[1] 84.42
AITMC hold 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: Ranaghat[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sucharu Ranjan Haldar 575,058
CPI(M) Basudeb Barman 473,235
BJP Sukalyan Ray 57,844
BSP Satish Chandra Biswas 19,347
Independent Nadiar Chand Mondal 9,585
Independent Manmatha Biswas 12,159
Turnout 1,147,245 86.30
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


References[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". Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58