Karimganj (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1952–present
Current MPKripanath Mallah
PartyBJP
Elected Year2019
StateAssam
Total Electors11,65,997
Assembly Constituencies8

Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam state in north-eastern India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the scheduled castes.

Assembly segments[edit]

Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
1 Ratabari SC Karimganj
2 Patharkandi None Karimganj
3 Karimganj North None Karimganj
4 Karimganj South None Karimganj
5 Badarpur None Karimganj
6 Hailakandi None Hailakandi
7 Katlicherra None Hailakandi
8 Algapur None Hailakandi

Members of Parliament[edit]


Year Winner Party
1962 Nihar Ranjan Laskar Indian National Congress
1967 Nihar Ranjan Laskar Indian National Congress
1971 Nihar Ranjan Laskar Indian National Congress
1977 Nihar Ranjan Laskar Indian National Congress
1980 Nihar Ranjan Laskar Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Sudarsan Das Indian Congress (Socialist)
1991 Dwarka Nath Das Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Dwarka Nath Das Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Nepal Chandra Das Indian National Congress
1999 Nepal Chandra Das Indian National Congress
2004 Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya Indian National Congress
2009 Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya Indian National Congress
2014 Radheshyam Biswas All India United Democratic Front
2019 Kripanath Mallah Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Karimganj
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya 321,059 47.81
BJP Parimal Suklabaidya 229,111 34.12
AGP Nepal Chandra Das 106,546 15.87
Independent Babul Ram Das 3,925 0.58
Independent Sushil Kumar Das 3,641 0.54
Independent Radha Kanta Tanty 2,862 0.43
Independent Lukendra Roy 2,386 0.36
Independent Babul Roy 1,960 0.29
Majority 91,948
Turnout 671,491 68.91
INC hold Swing

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIUDF Radheshyam Biswas 362,866 40.91 +4.17
BJP Krishna Das 260,772 29.40 +7.67
INC Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya 226,562 25.54 -12.35
AGP Rabindranath Choudhury 5,556 0.63 +0.63
AAP Tarun Kumar Das 3,658 0.41 N/A
Independent Sujit Mallick 3,437 0.39 N/A
SUCI(C) Probash Ch. Sarkar 3,114 0.35 +0.17
Independent Sajalendu Malakar 2,465 0.28 N/A
Independent Goutam Malakar 2,447 0.28 N/A
Independent Pradip Suklabaidya 2,392 0.27 N/A
SP Rinku Malakar 2,275 0.26 N/A
Independent Sabuj Das 1,974 0.22 N/A
Independent Sanjit Kumar Das 1,880 0.21 N/A
Independent Pintu Malakar 1,664 0.19 N/A
Independent Mahananda Das 1,592 0.18 N/A
NOTA None of the above 4,266 0.48 ---
Majority 102,094 11.51 +10.36
Turnout 886,920
AIUDF gain from INC Swing

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General elections 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Kripanath Mallah 473,046 44.62 +15.22
AIUDF Radheshyam Biswas 434,657 41.00 +0.09
INC Swarup Das 120,452 11.36 -14.18
AITC Chandan Das 4,870 0.46 N/A
SUCI(C) Probash Ch. Sarkar 1,166 0.11 -0.24
NOTA None of the above 6,555 0.62 +0.14
Majority 38,389 3.62 -7.89
Turnout 10,60,072 79.08 +3.01
BJP gain from AIUDF Swing +3.71

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2008-10-05.
  2. ^ The Sentinel. 16 candidates file nomination in Karimganj Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Lok Sabha election 2019 results Karimganj

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