Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dum Dum
Existence 1977-present
Reservation None
Current MP Saugata Roy
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,405,981[1]
Assembly Constituencies Khardaha
Dum Dum Uttar
Panihati
Kamarhati
Baranagar
Dum Dum
Rajarhat Gopalpur

Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency) (Bengali: দম দম লোকসভা কেন্দ্র) 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]

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 Ashoke 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 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Eleventh 1996-98 Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Twelfth 1998-99 Tapan Sikdar Bharatiya Janata Party[10]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Tapan Sikdar 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-incumbent Saugata Roy Trinamool Congress[14]

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Dum Dum[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Saugata Roy 4,83,244 42.67 -4.37
CPI(M) Asim Dasgupta 3,28,310 28.99 -15.95
BJP Tapan Sikdar 2,54,819 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
Trinamool Congress 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: 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 % ±
Trinamool Congress Saugata Roy 4,58,988 47.04
CPI(M) Amitava Nandy 4,38,510 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
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004:Dum Dum[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Amitava Nandy 6,19,325 49.70
BJP Tapan Sikdar 5,21,073 41.90
INC Tapas Majumder 76,854 6.20
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 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Increase3 13.45
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0 Steady0 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 26 Increase3 33.1
Communist Party of India 3 Increase1 3.6
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 Steady0 3.56
All India Forward Bloc 3 Increase1 3.04
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 Decrease1 6.14

General election 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999:Dum Dum[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Tapan Sikdar 6,14,471 51.59
CPI(M) Anil Bhattacharya 4,79,910 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
e • d Indian general election, 2004
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 1 Decrease7 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Increase3 13.45
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0 Steady0 NA
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 26 Increase3 33.1
Communist Party of India 3 Increase1 3.6
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 Steady0 3.56
All India Forward Bloc 3 Increase1 3.04
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 Decrease1 6.14

General election 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998:Dum Dum[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Tapan Sikdar 6,31,383 50.70
CPI(M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 4,93,978 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 1,37,405 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 5,80,455 47.40
INC Asutosh Laha 5,22,164 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 1996[edit]

General Election, 1991:Dum Dum[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Nirmal Kanti Chatterjee 4,46,564 46.10
INC Lal Bahadur Singh 3,41,699 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 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. 
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  5. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
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  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 "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 

Coordinates: 22°37′N 88°25′E / 22.62°N 88.42°E / 22.62; 88.42