Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Calcutta North West
Existence 1951-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Cossipur
Shyampukur
Jorabagan
Jorasanko
Bara Bazar
Bowbazar
Taltola (SC)

Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency) was one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centred on the north-western part of Calcutta in West Bengal. As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, this parliamentary constituency ceased to exist from 2009.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

In 2004, Calcutta North West Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Calcutta North West Meghnath Shah Revolutionary Socialist Party[3]
Second 1957-62 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[4]
Third 1962-67 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress [5]
Fourth 1967-71 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[6]
Fifth 1971-77 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Bijoy Singh Nahar Bharatiya Lok Dal[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress [11]
Tenth 1991-96 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress[12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress[13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[15]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Sudhansu Seal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]

For MPs from northern parts of Kolkata in subsequent years see Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General elections 1951-2004[edit]

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 139,731 36.52 Meghnath Shah 53.05 RSP Prabhu Dayal Himatsingka 36.62 Congress[3]
1957 205,994 49.73 Ashoke Kumar Sen 49.91 Congress Mohit Maitra 47.03 Independent[4]
1962 268,078 64.58 Ashoke Kumar Sen 54.54 Congress Snehansu Kanta Acharyya 41.87 CPI[5]
1967 347,334 58.70 Ashoke Kumar Sen 45.66 Congress S.P.Roy 26.52 Independent[6]
1972 257,684 40.96 Ashoke Kumar Sen 57.27 Congress Prasanta Kumar Sur 28.14 CPI(M)[7]
1977 321,740 54 Bijoy Singh Nahar 57.25 BLD Ashoke Kumar Sen 35.06 Congress[8]
1980 319,810 51.89 Ashoke Kumar Sen 47.9 Congress Shyam Sundar Gupta 33.94 Forward Bloc[9]
1984 387,150 64.73 Ashoke Kumar Sen 64.24 Congress Amiya Nath Bose 29.23 Forward Bloc[10]
1989 439,770 63.32 Debi Prasad Pal 50.95 Congress Ashoke Kumar Sen 38.25 JD[11]
1991 409,560 58.14 Debi Prasad Pal 41.39 Congress Dilip Chakravarti 33.47 JD[12]
1996 452,760 65.24 Debi Prasad Pal 48.31 Congress Shyamal Bhattacharjee 33.56 JD[13]
1998 469,380 67.47 Sudip Bandyopadhyay 49.07 Trinamool Congress Sarala Maheswari 33.17 CPI(M)[14]
1999 444,040 63.07 Sudip Bandopadhyay 46.6 Trinamool Congress Rajdeo Goala 25.37 CPI(M)[15]
2004 360,120 59.11 Sudhangsu Seal 42.15 CPI(M) Subrata Mukherjee 30.2 Trinamool Congress[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°21′29″E / 22.585°N 88.358°E / 22.585; 88.358