Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1951-2009
ReservationNone
StateWest Bengal
Assembly ConstituenciesAs 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]

Election Member Party
1952 Dr Meghnad Saha Revolutionary Socialist Party
1957 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1962 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1967 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1971 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1977 Bijoy Singh Nahar Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1984 Ashoke Kumar Sen Indian National Congress
1989 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress
1991 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress
1996 Debi Prasad Pal Indian National Congress
1998 Sudip Bandyopadhyay West Bengal Trinamool Congress
1999 Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress
2004 Sudhangshu Seal Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Calcutta North West Meghnad Saha 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 Sudhangshu 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 election 2004[edit]

2004 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Sudhangshu Seal 182,772 44.20
AITC Subrata Mukherjee 139,768 39.09
INC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 91,952 28.05
Independent Sudip Bandyopadhyay 3,450
Independent Prof. Vijay Kumar Arora 2,666
Independent Sudhir kr. Bishram 2,201
Independent Ashim Das 2,172
BSP Rizwan Ahmad Siddiqui 2,127
Independent Subrata Banerjee 1,185
Independent Biplab Mukherjee 1,079
Independent Ramendra Pandey 969
Independent Gopal Chandra Saha 697
Independent Lok Nath Saraff 640
Independent Kamalesh Ojha 439
Margin of victory 43,004
Turnout 3,60,117
CPI (M) gain from Trinamool Congress 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: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 206,684 46.60
CPI (M) Rajdeo Goala 112,514 25.37
INC Siddhartha Shankar Ray 106,430 24.00
Independent Sasanka Saha 3,888 0.88
JD(S) Masarrat Begum 3,076 0.69
RJD Asiruddin 2,602 0.59
Independent Purna Chandra Ghosh 1,914 0.43
BSP Narayan Saha 1,857 0.42
Independent Pradyut Saha 1,173 0.26
Independent Indranil Kumar 1,141 0.26
Janata Party Parimal Biswas 1,017 0.23
Independent Imtiaz Alam (Fahim) 626 0.14
Independent Bihari Lal Thalia 564 0.13
Margin of victory 94,170
Turnout 4,62,269 67.47
AITC hold Swing

General election 1998[edit]

1998 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sudip Bandyopadhyay 226,832 49.07
CPI (M) Sarla Maheshwari 153,349 33.17
INC Dr. Debi Prasad Pal 75,047 16.23
Shiv Sena Kana Ram 1,421 0.31
JD(S) Ramen Pandey 1,393 0.30
RJD Abdul Samad Sardar 845 0.18
Independent Ashoke Dutta 777 0.17
BSP Gholam Mohammed 698 0.15
Independent Narayan Saha 597 0.13
Independent Ashok Pandey 480 0.10
Janata Party Bihari Lal Thalia 3,23 0.07
Independent Sultan Ahmed Tarafdar 206 0.04
Independent Amar Nath Sen 153 0.03
Independent Indranil Kumar 148 0.03
Margin of victory 73,483
Turnout 4,43,486 63.07
Trinamool Congress gain from INC Swing

General election 1996[edit]

1996 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dr. Debi Prasad Pal 212,637 48.07%
Janata Dal Shyamal Bhattacharjee 147,686 33.17%
BJP Amal Dutta 59,395 16.23%
Independent Himadri Bhusan Kali 1,421 0.31%
Independent Ramen Pandey 1,393 0.30%
RJD Abdul Samad Sardar 845 0.18%
Independent Ashoke Dutta 777 0.17%
BSP Gholam Mohammed 698 0.15%
Independent Narayan Saha 597 0.13%
Independent Ashok Pandey 480 0.10%
Janata Party Bihari Lal Thalia 3,23 0.07%
Independent Sultan Ahmed Tarafdar 206 0.04%
Independent Amar Nath Sen 153 0.03%
Independent Indranil Kumar 148 0.03%
Margin of victory 64,951
Turnout 4,43,486 63.07
INC hold Swing

General election 1991[edit]

1991 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dr. Debi Prasad Pal 166,227 40.06%
Janata Dal Dilip Chakravartty 134,408 32.08%
BJP Victor Banerjee 89,155 21.08%
Jharkhand Party Singh Bimla 2,190 0.50%
Independent Lok Nath Saraf 1,523 0.40%
Independent Ram Beharilal Thlia 999 0.20%
Lok Dal Lok Nath Choudhury 621 0.20%
BSP Hari Naraiyan Ray 607 0.10%
ABJS Agarwal Durga Dutt 596 0.10%
Doordarshi Party Chhedi Lal Jalan 574 0.10%
Janata Party Naraiyan Ch. Roy 539 0.10%
Independent Shyam Sunder Bhiwaniwala 527 0.10%
Independent Bimal Sengupta 497 0.10%
Independent Dayasankar Tewari 480 0.10%
Independent Asis Kumar Nandi 383 0.10%
Independent Biswa Nath Das 280 0.10%
Independent Roy Ranjit Kumar 272 0.10%
Independent Bimal Kumar Bilotia 241 0.10%
Independent Lakshmi Naraiyan Mamani 216 0.10%
Independent Balswar Singh 207 0.10%
Independent Ravindra Kumar Jain 203 0.00%
Independent Ramendra Pandey 167 0.00%
Independent Pathak Raj Naraiyan 144 0.00%
Independent Laxmi Naraiyan Ojha 116 0.00%
Independent Sita Ram Goenka 116 0.00%
Independent Kapil Muni Pande 105 0.00%
Independent Tapan Kumar Seal 100 0.00%
Independent Durga Prasad 91 0.00%
Margin of victory 31,819 7.8%
Turnout 4,09,564 58.01%
[[|N/A]] hold Swing

General election 1989[edit]

1989 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dr. Debi Prasad Pal 219,586 40.06%
Janata Dal Ashoke Kumar Sen 164,854 32.08%
BJP Shanti Lal Jain 31,677 21.08%
BJS Shibji Prasad Gupta 2,894 0.50%
Independent Durga Dutt Agarwal 1,527 0.40%
Independent Lok Nath Saraf 1,116 0.20%
Independent Bimal Kumar Bhilotia 652 0.20%
Independent Benoy Sircar 602 0.10%
ABJS Ram Beharilal Bilotia 597 0.10%
Independent Ambar Chatterjee 602 0.10%
Janata Party Md. Ayub 536 0.10%
Independent Gopal Taparia 516 0.10%
Independent Basant Singh 484 0.10%
Independent Sambhu Singh 409 0.10%
Independent Debabrata Ghosh 373 0.10%
Independent Prakash Chandra Saxena 331 0.10%
Independent Lakshmi Narayan Mimani 294 0.10%
Independent Md. Maniruddin 253 0.10%
Independent Md. Yousuf 229 0.10%
Independent Rajkumar Jain 219 0.10%
Independent Baleswar Singh 206 0.00%
Independent Rajnarayan Pathak 187 0.00%
Independent Shankar Lal Bajoria 173 0.00%
Independent Ramendra Pandey 165 0.00%
Independent Md. Yasin Mallick 156 0.00%
Independent Mahabir Prasad Bajaj 97 0.00%
Independent Tonny Malhotra 96 0.00%
Independent Durga Prasad 91 0.00%
Margin of victory 64,732 7.8%
Turnout 4,31,007 63.32%
[[|N/A]] hold Swing

General election 1984[edit]

1984 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 242,982 64.24%
Forward Bloc Amiya Nath Bose 110,560 32.08%
BJP Durga Prasad Nathany 10,781 21.08%
Independent Ibrahim Khan 5,611 0.50%
Independent Benoy Sircar 1,982 0.40%
BJS Durga Dutta Agarwal 1,233 0.20%
Independent Arun Biswas 1,222 0.20%
Independent Babban Singh 1,189 0.10%
Independent Benoy Sircar 602 0.10%
Independent Ram Beharilal Thelia 905 0.10%
Independent Ashok Jain Chabbra 821 0.10%
Independent Ram Chabila Shahi 496 0.10%
Independent Gopal Taparia 439 0.10%
Margin of victory 1,32,422 7.8%
Turnout 3,78,221 64.73%
INC hold Swing

General election 1980[edit]

1980 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 150,476 47.90%
Forward Bloc Shyam Sundar Gupta 106,643 33.94%
Janata Party Bijoy Singh Nahar 44,611 14.20%
JNP(S) Ranjit Kumar Mitra 3,542 1.13%
Independent Ganadeb Mullick 2,146 0.68%
BJS Durga Dutta Agarwal 1,322 0.42%
Independent Mohan Lal Soni 1,041 0.33%
Independent Bishnu Kant Thakur 708 0.23%
Independent S.C.Roy 612 0.19%
BSP Shew Prasad Gupta 576 0.18%
Independent Upendranath Halder 500 0.16%
Independent Ramendra Bhushan Singh 484 0.15%
Independent Bikram Singh Chandallia 474 0.15%
Independent Pratap Narayan Tiwari 421 0.13%
Independent Milan Chand Choraria 324 0.10%
Independent Karuna Nidhan Roy 288 0.09%
Margin of victory 43,733
Turnout 3,14,168 51.89%
INC gain from BLD Swing

General election 1977[edit]

1977 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BLD Bijoy Singh Nahar 179,681 47.90%
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 110,048 32.08%
Independent Upendra Nath Halder 19,839 21.08%
Independent Shankar Lal Bajoria 1,402 0.50%
Independent Fazal Ahmed 754 0.40%
Independent Loknath Saraf 737 0.40%
Independent Sujit Chakraborty 724 0.40%
Independent Basanta Singh 695 0.40%
Margin of victory 69,633
Turnout 3,13,880 54.00%
Swing to BLD from INC Swing

General election 1971[edit]

1971 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 144,055 47.90%
CPI (M) Prasanta Kumar Sur 70,776 32.08%
Independent Haripada Bharati 34,397 21.08%
Independent Bindu Prasad Gupta 2,316 0.50%
Margin of victory 73,279
Turnout 2,51,544 40.96%
INC hold Swing

General election 1967[edit]

1967 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 154,664 47.90%
Independent S.P Roy 89.838 32.08%
BJS Haripada Bharati 82,455 21.08%
Independent P.Dey 4,124 0.50%
Independent K.Chandiprasad 3,863 0.50%
Independent P.Dey 3,796 0.50%
Margin of victory 64,826
Turnout 3,38,740 58.70%
INC hold Swing

General election 1962[edit]

1962 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 143,725 47.90%
CPI Snehansu Kanta Acharya 110,347 32.08%
BJS Chandi Prasad Kedia 5,913 21.08%
Independent Dinesh Das Gupta 3,554 0.50%
Margin of victory 43,378
Turnout 2,63,539 64.58%
INC hold Swing

General election 1957[edit]

1957 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashoke Kumar Sen 102,807 47.90%
Independent Mohit Moitra 96,880 32.08%
BJS Sanjib Kumar Chowdhury 6,307 21.08%
Margin of victory 5,927
Turnout 2,05,994 49.73%
INC gain from RSP Swing

General election 1952[edit]

1952 Indian general election: Calcutta North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
RSP Dr. Meghnad Saha 74,124 47.90%
INC Prabhau Dayal Himatsingka 51,168 32.08%
Independent Bhanwarmal Singhi 4,686 21.08%
Independent Nalini Rajnan Sengupta 4,595 21.08%
Independent Mohit Kumar Moitra 1,998 21.08%
Independent Karuna Mitra 1,383 21.08%
Independent Butto Kumar Roy 1,018 21.08%
Independent Panchu Gopal Sen 759 21.08%
Margin of victory 22,956
Turnout 1,39,731 36.52%
RSP win (new seat)

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 Meghnad Saha 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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  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 1 October 2010.
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  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. 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.

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