Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Suvendu Adhikari
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,527,273[1]
Assembly Constituencies Tamluk
Panskura Purba
Moyna
Nandakumar
Mahisadal
Haldia (SC)
Nandigram

Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Tamluk in West Bengal. All the seven segments of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Purba 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. 30 Tamluk is composed of the following segments:[2]

Prior to delimitation Tamluk Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Panskura East (assembly constituency no. 201), Tamluk (assembly constituency no. 202), Moyna (assembly constituency no. 203), Mahisadal (assembly constituency no. 204), Sutahata (SC) (assembly constituency no. 205), Nandigram (assembly constituency no. 206) and Narghat (assembly constituency no. 207).

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Tamluk Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress [4]
Second 1957-62 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress[5]
Third 1962-67 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress [6]
Fourth 1967-71 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Sushil Kumar Dhara Bharatiya Lok Dal[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Jayanta Bhattachrya Indian National Congress[14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Lakhsman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Lakhsman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[18]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[19]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Tamluk[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Suvendu Adhikari 716928
CPI(M) Sk. Ibrahim Ali 470440
BJP Badsha Alam 86265
INC Sk. Anwar Ali 29645
SUCI(C) Bibekananda Roy 10197
Independent Rajyasree Chaudhuri 3609
BSP Kamal Bag 3110
Independent Kalisankar Jana 2658
Independent Abdur Rezak Sk 1682
IUML Manick Chandra Mondal 1500
Turnout 1,337,684[1] 87.59
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: Tamluk[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Suvendu Adhikari 637,664
CPI(M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 464,706
BJP Rajyashree Chaudhuri 20,573
AUDF Jahed Sek 8,486
BSP Manoranjan Mandal 5,891
Independent Sheikh Nurul Islam 5,401
LJP Manik Chandra Mondal 2,044
Independent Bhakti Adhikary 1,985
Independent Abdur Rejak Seikh 1,456
Turnout 1,148,206 90.32
AITMC gain from CPI(M) 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 mentioned below:

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1951 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Tripati Hrishikesh Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[4][20]
1957 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Gobinda Chandra. Bhowmick All India Forward Bloc[5]
1962 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Gobinda Chandra. Bhowmick All India Forward Bloc[6]
1967 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress G. Bhowmick Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress Aruna Asaf Ali Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Sushil Kumar Dhara Bharatiya Lok Dal Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress[9]
1980 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Shyam Das Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[10]
1984 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Saradindu Samanta Indian National Congress[11]
1989 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
1998 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[15]
1999 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2004 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[17]

References[edit]

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  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. 
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  5. ^ a b "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 "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  19. ^ a b "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  20. ^ "Election results for Tamluk". Retrieved 2009-08-22. 

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