Berhampore (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1951–present
ReservationNone
Current MPAdhir Ranjan Chowdhury
PartyCongress
Elected Year2019
StateWest Bengal
Total Electors1,453,783[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesBurwan (SC)
Kandi
Bharatpur
Rejinagar
Beldanga
Baharampur
Naoda

Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Berhampore) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Baharampur in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 10 Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Murshidabad district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal - 1. Cooch Behar, 2. Alipurduars, 3. Jalpaiguri, 4. Darjeeling, 5. Raiganj, 6. Balurghat, 7. Maldaha Uttar, 8. Maldaha Dakshin, 9. Jangipur, 10. Baharampur, 11. Murshidabad, 12. Krishnanagar, 13. Ranaghat, 14. Bangaon, 15. Barrackpore, 16. Dum Dum, 17. Barasat, 18. Basirhat, 19. Jaynagar, 20. Mathurapur, 21. Diamond Harbour, 22. Jadavpur, 23. Kolkata Dakshin, 24. Kolkata Uttar, 25. Howrah, 26. Uluberia, 27. Serampore, 28. Hooghly, 29. Arambagh, 30. Tamluk, 31, Kanthi, 32. Ghatal, 33. Jhargram, 34. Medinipur, 35. Purulia, 36. Bankura, 37. Bishnupur, 38. Bardhaman Purba, 39. Bardhaman Durgapur, 40. Asansol, 41. Bolpur, 42. Birbhum

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 10 Baharampur is composed of the following assembly segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004 Berhampore Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Naoda (assembly constituency no. 61), Berhampore (assembly constituency no. 63), Beldanga (assembly constituency no. 64), Kandi (assembly constituency no. 65), Barwan (assembly constituency no. 67), Bharatpur (assembly constituency no. 68), Ketugram (SC) (assembly constituency no. 282)

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • Behrampur Lok Sabha Seat
Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Tridib Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party [4]
Second 1957-62
Third 1962-67
Fourth 1967-71
Fifth 1971-77
Sixth 1977-80
Seventh 1980-84
Eighth 1984-89 Atish Chandra Sinha Indian National Congress[5]
Ninth 1989-91 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party [6]
Tenth 1991-93
Tenth 1994-96 Pramothes Mukherjee
Eleventh 1996-98
Twelfth 1998-99
Thirteenth 1999-04 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress[7]
Fourteenth 2004-09
Fifteenth 2009-14
Sixteenth 2014-19
Seventeenth Incumbent

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Baharampur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 591,147 45.47 -5.07
AITC Apurba Sarkar 510,410 39.26 +19.61
BJP Krishna Juardar Arya 143,038 11.00 +3.93
Independent Samir Biswas 13,682 1.10
RSP Id Mohammad 13,362 1.00 -18.54
NOTA None of the above 14,086 1.08
Majority 80,696 6.21 -24.64
Turnout 13,01,033 79.41 +0.02
Registered electors 16,38,378
INC hold Swing -4.50


e • d 2019 Indian general election
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage Vote change %
Trinamool Congress 22 Decrease12 43.00 Increase4
Bharatiya Janata Party 18 Increase16 40.00 Increase23
Indian National Congress 2 Decrease2 6.29 Decrease4
Left Front 0 Decrease2 7.57 Decrease24

Source: Election Results 2019 Note: The vote share may change marginally once the final data is released by Election Commission.


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General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Baharampur[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 583,549 50.54 -6.37
AITC Indranil Sen 226,982 19.69 N/A
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 225,699 19.54 -17.73
BJP Debesh Kumar Adhikary 81,656 7.07 +5.07
SDPI Badrul Sekh 11,642 1.00
Jamat-e-Seratul Mustakim Md. Ezaruddin 4,869 4.21
BSP Kushadhwaj Bala 4,676 0.40
IUML Abdus Sukur 4,322 0.34
Majority 356,567 30.85 +11.22
Turnout 11,54,587 79.42 -1.28
INC hold Swing -6.37


e • d 2014 Indian general election
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: General Election to the Lok Sabha 2014 - State wise seats won & valid votes polled by political parties
General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha - Party wise seats won and votes polled


General election 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Baharampur[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 541,920 56.91 +5.41
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 354,943 37.27 -4.13
BJP Bidyut Kumar Halder 27,619 2.00
Independent Baidya Nath Mondal 9,195 0.96
BSP Kushadhwaj Bala 8,587 0.90
RPI(A) Ghosh Babu Saw 3,823 0.40
SP Ashoke Kumar Singha 3,076 0.32
RDMP Rabindra Nath Roy 3,050 0.32
Majority 186,977 19.63
Turnout 9,52,213 80.70
INC hold Swing
e • d 
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18 39.3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17 22.7
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1 2.3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1 2.4
Forward Bloc 2 Decrease1 2.1
Indian National Congress 6 Steady 9.6
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1 16.8
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1 0.7

Source: Party-wise trends in General Election to the Lok Sabha 2009
List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Baharampur[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 508,095 51.50
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 409,194 41.40
BJP Tapas Kumar Chatterjee 41,490 4.20
Independent Jyotirmoy Thakur 9,672 1.00
JDP Apurba Banerjee 6,818 0.70
Independent Sunil Kumar Mandal 5,643 0.60
RPI(A) Ashim Roy 3,798 0.40
Independent Krishna Prasad Biswas 3,428 0.30
Samajwadi Party Ashok Kumar Singha 3,377 0.30
Majority 98,901 10.0
Turnout 9,87,380 80.9%
INC hold Swing


e • d Indian general election, 2004
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 1 Decrease7 21.40
Indian National Congress 6 Increase3 14.56
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0 Steady0 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 26 Increase3 38.57
Communist Party of India 3 Increase1 4.01
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 Steady0 4.48
All India Forward Bloc 3 Increase1 3.66
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 Decrease2 8.06

General election 1999[edit]

1999 Indian general election: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 434,073 46.86
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 338,683 36.56
BJP Colonel (Retd.) Sabyasachi Bagchi 134,569 14.53
Independent Jyotirmoy Thakur 8,948 0.97
IUML Nurul Islam 3,618 0.39
Independent Siddhartha Chatterjee 2,679 0.29
BSP Sunil Kumar Mandal 1,066 0.12
Independent Kanan Kumar Saha 911 0.10
Independent Sadhan Roy 881 0.10
Independent Santosh Majhi 745 0.08
Independent Anarul Haque Malitha 203 0.02
Majority 95,391
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
INC gain from RSP Swing

General election 1998[edit]

1998 Indian general election: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 385,979 44.46
BJP Colonel (Retd.) Sabyasachi Bagchi 262,610 30.25
INC Prodip Mazumdar 188,985 21.77
MUL Abdus Sukur 29,888 3.44
Independent Kanan Kumar Saha 784 0.09
Majority 1,23,369
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
RSP hold Swing

General election 1996[edit]

1996 Indian general election: Behrampore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 449,656 45.86
INC Siddhartha Shankar Ray 405,299 36.56
BJP Subhendu Biswas 56,073 26.96
Independent Naimul Haque 2,886 0.97
Majority 44,357
Turnout 9,26,375 77.33
RSP hold Swing

1994 By-election[edit]

In the Behrampore seat, the by-election was held due to the death of the sitting RSP-MP Nani Bhattacharya on 11 October 1993. The Bye election Held In 12 March 1994.Pramothes Mukherjee of RSP defeated Siddhartha Shankar Ray of Congress.

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 1994: Behrampore constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Pramothes Mukherjee 387,549 52.39
INC Siddhartha Shankar Ray 292,255 39.84
BJP Mohasin Ali Mondal 128,570 19.85
IUML Abdul Hossain Sekh 93,912 12.93
Independent Arup Chakraborty 12,719 1.89
Majority 95,294 8.70
Turnout 96,650 47.69 -6.7
RSP hold Swing +21.27

General elections 1951-2019[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 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP A.K.M.Zakariah Independent[4]
1957 Trdib Chaudhuri RSP Nazrul Haque Khandoker Independent[11]
1962 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Nazrul Haque Khandoker INC[12]
1967 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP D.Sinha INC[13]
1971 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Rejaul Karim INC[14]
1977 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Sudip Bandyopadhyay INC[15]
1980 Tridib Chaudhuri RSP Jagadish Sinha INC[16]
1984 Atish Chandra Sinha INC Tridib Chaudhuri RSP[5]
1989 Nani Bhattacharya RSP Sankar Das Paul INC[6]
1991 Nani Bhattacharya RSP Kumar Dipti Sengupta INC[17]
1996 Promothes Mukherjee RSP Siddhartha Shankar Ray INC[18]
1998 Promothes Mukherjee RSP Sabyasachi Bagchi BJP[19]
1999 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC Pramothes Mukherjee RSP[7]
2004 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC Pramothes Mukherjee RSP[10]
2009 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC Pramothes Mukherjee RSP
2014 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC Indranil Sen AITC
2019 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC Apurbo Sarkar AITC

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.1°N 88.25°E / 24.1; 88.25