Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1977-present
ReservationNone
Current MPSaugata Roy
PartyTrinamool Congress
Elected Year2019
StateWest Bengal
Total Electors1,405,981[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesKhardaha
Dum Dum Uttar
Panihati
Kamarhati
Baranagar
Dum Dum
Rajarhat Gopalpur

Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Dum Dum in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency) are in North 24 Parganas 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. 16 Dum Dum is composed of the following segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004 Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Rajarhat (SC) (assembly constituency no. 91), Khardaha (assembly constituency no. 134), Panihati (assembly constituency no. 135), Kamarhati (assembly constituency no. 136), Baranagar (assembly constituency no. 137), Dum Dum (assembly constituency no. 138), Belgachia East (assembly constituency no. 139)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Sixth 1977-80 Dum Dum Ashok Krishna Dutt Bharatiya Lok Dal[4]
Seventh 1980-84 Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
Eighth 1984-89 Asutosh Laha Indian National Congress[6]
Ninth 1989-91 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) [7]
Tenth 1991-96 Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Eleventh 1996-98 Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Twelfth 1998-99 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[10]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Bharatiya Janata Party[11]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Amitava Nandy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Saugata Roy Trinamool Congress [13]
Sixteenth 2014-19 Trinamool Congress[14]
Seventeen 2019-incumbent Trinamool Congress

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Dum Dum[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Saugata Roy 5,12,062 42.51 -0.16
BJP Samik Bhattacharya 4,59,060 38.11 +15.61
CPI (M) Nepaldeb Bhattacharya 1,67,590 13.91 -15.08
INC Saurav Saha 29,097 2.42 -0.59
Shiv Sena Indraneel Banerjee 2895
BSP Narendranath Ghosh 4974
RJSP Satyabarata Bandopadhyay 2964
CPI(ML) Red Star Shankar Das 4,379
NOTA None of the Above 14,491 1.2 -0.29
Majority 53,002
Turnout 12,04,695 76.92
AITC hold Swing
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.


General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Dum Dum[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Saugata Roy 483,244 42.67 -4.37
CPI (M) Asim Dasgupta 328,310 28.99 -15.95
BJP Tapan Sikdar 254,819 22.50 +16.79
INC Dhananjoy Moitra 34,116 3.01 +3.01
PDS Dr. Ashok Kundu 4,823
BSP Narendranath Ghosh 4,077
Independent Sukha Ranjan Banik 3,256
RJSP Satyabarata Bandopadhyay 1,618
CPI(ML) Red Star Sikha Sen Roy 1,544
NOTA None of the Above 16,837 1.49 ---
Majority 1,54,934 13.68 -11.58
Turnout 11,32,644 80.56 +0.07
AITC hold Swing
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:Dum Dum[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Saugata Roy 458,988 47.04
CPI (M) Amitava Nandy 438,510 44.94
BJP Tapan Sikdar 55,679 5.70
BSP Dulal Chandra Das 9,065 0.92
Independent Sunil Pal 8,177 0.83
LNJSP Sanatan Ray Chaudhuri 5,285 0.54
Majority 20,478 2.09
Turnout 9,75,684 80.49
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing
e • d 2009 Indian general election
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

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004:Dum Dum[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Amitava Nandy 619,325 49.70 +9.41
BJP Tapan Sikdar 521,073 41.90 -9.69
INC Tapas Majumder 76,854 6.20 -0.99
Independent Subhankar Nag 10,352 0.80
BSP Goutam Das 9,882 0.80
SP Krishnendu Goswami 4,358 0.40
Independent Ahindra Basu 4,358 0.30
Independent Binoy Adhikary 4,358 0.20
Majority 98,252 7.90
Turnout 12,45,065 80.7
CPI (M) gain from BJP 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]

General Election, 1999:Dum Dum[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Tapan Sikdar 614,471 51.59
CPI (M) Anil Bhattacharya 479,910 40.29
INC Ramesh Bhattacharjee 85,648 7.19
BSP Bimal Krishna Biswas 4,848 0.41
Independent Manas Chakraborty 1,862 0.16
NCP Suryya Ray 1,658 0.14
Independent Prabir Ghoshal 956 0.08
Independent Ajit Nandi 945 0.08
Independent Saikat Nayak 816 0.07
Majority 134,561 11.1
Turnout 12,09,926 75.7%
BJP hold Swing

General election 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998:Dum Dum[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Tapan Sikdar 631,383 50.70
CPI (M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 493,978 39.70
INC Pradyut Guha 111,078 8.90
BSP Jaihind Ram 3,524 0.30
Independent Aloke Das 2,951 0.20
Independent Gobinda Dey 1,164 0.10
RPI Milonkanti Choudhuri 763 0.10
Independent Prabir Ghoshal 355 0.00
Independent Tarun Srivastava 285 0.00
Majority 137,405 10.9
Turnout 12,62,384 80.9
BJP gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996:Dum Dum[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 580,455 47.40
INC Asutosh Laha 522,164 42.70
BJP Dibakar Kundu 107,501 8.80
BSP Surendra Nath Biswas 6,457 0.05
Independent Ashoke Deb Chowdhury 4,858 0.40
Independent Milon Kanti Choudhari 2,218 0.20
Independent Jhoton Roy 763 0.10
Independent Prabir Ghoshal 355 0.00
Independent Tarun Srivastava 285 0.00
Majority 58,291 4.7
Turnout 12,52,429 81.1
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991:Dum Dum[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 446,564 46.10
INC Lal Bahadur Singh 341,699 35.03
BJP Manohar Aich 163,070 16.80
BSP Jai Hind Ram 6,121 0.60
Jharkhand Party (Naren) Tilak Ganguly 4,857 0.50
ABJS Uday Shankar Ghosh 3,427 0.30
Doordarshi Party Ramji Sharma 2,044 0.20
Independent Pradip Chakraborty 1,186 0.10
Majority 104,865 10.6
Turnout 9,89,892 74.8
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1989[edit]

General Election, 1989:Dum Dum[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 556,139 55.20
INC Ashutosh Laha 439,135 43.60
BJP Chitta Ranjan Biswas 10,766 16.80
Doordarshi Party Shikari Dhobey 2,383 0.20
Majority 117,004 11.4
Turnout 10,27,270 79.2
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing

General election 1984[edit]

General Election, 1984:Dum Dum[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ashutosh Laha 381,984 49.00
CPI (M) Niren Ghosh 379,281 48.70
Majority 2,703 0.3
Turnout 7,78,814 77.4
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 1980[edit]

General Election, 1980:Dum Dum[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Niren Ghosh 368,214 61.07
INC(I) Barid Baran Das 202,542 33.59
Janata Party Kalyan Brata Roy 19,400 3.22
INC(U) Salil BIswas 4,692 0.78 0.78
RPI Ramprit Gond 3,081 0.51
Independent Aniruddha Bera 1,890 0.31
Independent Sahabir Prasad Shaw 1404 0.23
Independent Swapan Dutta 767 0.15
Independent Karuna Nidhan Roy 927 0.13
Majority 1,65,672 15.1
Turnout 6,02,917 68.30
Swing to CPI (M) from BLD Swing

General election 1977[edit]

1977 Indian general election: Dum Dum
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BLD Asoke Krishna Dutt 215,766 51.13
CPI Indrajit Gupta 193,986 45.97
Independent Baidyanath Ghosh 12,254 2.90%
Margin of victory 21,780
Turnout 4,22,006 54.00
BLD win (new seat)

General elections 1977-2004[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
1977 Asoke Krishna Dutt Bharatiya Lok Dal Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[4]
1980 Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist) Barid Baran Das Indian National Congress (I)[5]
1984 Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress Niren Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1989 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress[7]
1991 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Lal Bahadur Singh Indian National Congress[8]
1996 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Ashutosh Laha Indian National Congress[9]
1998 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1999 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party Anil Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2004 Amitava Nandy Communist Party of India (Marxist) Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). 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" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  5. ^ a b c "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  7. ^ a b c "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  8. ^ a b c "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  9. ^ a b c "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  10. ^ a b c "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.
  11. ^ a b c "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.
  12. ^ a b c "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  14. ^ a b c "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

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