Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Katwa
Existence 1962-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Balagarh (SC)
Pandua
Kalna
Nadanghat
Manteswar
Purbasthali
Katwa

Katwa Lok Sabha constituency was a Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal state in eastern India, which was abolished following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008.

Overview[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, this parliamentary constituency ceased to exist and constituent assembly segments are now part of either of the two new constituencies: Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) or Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Katwa Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  • Balagarh (SC) (assembly constituency no. 188)
  • Pandua (assembly constituency no. 189)
  • Kalna (assembly constituency no. 276)
  • Nadanghat (assembly constituency no. 277)
  • Manteswar (assembly constituency no. 278)
  • Purbasthali (assembly constituency no. 279)
  • Katwa (assembly constituency no. 280)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Kalna-Katwa Janab Abdus Sattar Indian National Congress [3]
Second 1957-62 No seat[4]
Third 1962-67 Katwa Saradish Roy Communist Party of India[5]
Fourth 1967-71 D.Sen Indian National Congress[6]
Fifth 1971-77 Saroj Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Dhirendranath Basu Indian National Congress[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marist)[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Tenth 1991-96 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist) [14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Fourteenth 2004-06 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2006-09 Abu Ayesh Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]

For Members of Parliament from this area in subsequent years see Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) and Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

2006 Bye-election[edit]

A bye-election was held on 16 September 2006 following the death of the sitting MP, Mahboob Zahedi on 8 April 2006.

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 2006: Katwa constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Abu Ayesh Mondal 5,41.496 60.32 +8.82
Trinamool Congress Susanta Ghosh 3,56,162 39.68 +3.18
Majority 1,85,334 19.3
Turnout 8,97,684 75.8
CPI(M) hold Swing

General election 2004[edit]

Indian general elections, 2004: Katwa[18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Mahboob Zahedi 494,716 51.50
Trinamool Congress Sultan Ahmed 351,367 36.50
PDS Saifuddin Choudhury 60,693 6.30
Independent Hossain Amjad 14,685 9.54
BSP Susul Sarkar 10,323 3.25
Independent Shyam Sundar Das 8,857
CPI(ML)(L) Salil Dutta 6,290
Shiv Sena Swapan Bhattacharya 5,442
Independent Rina Mondal 3,907
SP Kailash Sharma 3,541
Independent Mohammad Zakaria 3,362 0.49 ---
Independent None of the above 3,080 0.49 ---
Turnout 9,66,263 81.31
Majority 1,43,349 14.9
CPI(M) 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 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 185,672 49.22 Janab Abdus Sattar 39.15 INC Asutosh Lahiri 27.36 Hindu Mahasabha[3]
1957 No seat
1962 277,329 53.40 Saraish Roy 56.57 CPI Anil Kumar Chanda 43.43 INC[4]
1967 334,989 68.94 D.Sen 49.82 INC S.K.Mukherjee 46.44 CPI(M)[5]
1971 382,733 72.16 Saroj Mukherjee 56.91 CPI(M) Dwaipayan Sen 38.39 INC[7]
1977 369, 900 64.30 Dhirendra Nath Basu 49.84 INC Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah 46.64 CPI (M)[8]
1980 549,370 77.00 Saifuddin Choudhury 59.37 CPI (M) Dhirendra Nath Basu 37.41 INC (I)[9]
1984 662, 480 82.75 Saifuddin Choudhury 53.75 CPI (M) Chowdhury Siddiquallah 46.55 INC[10]
1989 811, 640 83.68 Saifuddin Choudhury 52.41 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 38.76 INC[11]
1991 819.630 81.15 Saifuddin Choudhury 50.24 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 31.02 INC[12]
1996 960,920 86.20 Mahboob Zahedi 50.46 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 39.19 INC[13]
1998 965,240 83.46 Mahboob Zahedi 49.47 CPI (M) Swapan Debnath 34.89 AITC[14]
1999 933,090 78.83 Mehboob Zahedi 50.25 CPI (M) Amal Kumar Dutta 38.45 AITC[15]
2004 967,460 82.72 Mahboob Zahedi 51.20 CPI (M) Sultan Ahmed 36.36 AITC[16]
2006 Bye Election 897,684 75.80 Abu Ayesh Mondal 60.32 CPI(M) Susanta Ghosh 39.68 AITC[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  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 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "Left retains two seats in W Bengal bypolls". rediff.com. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  18. ^ Cite error: The named reference loksabha2014 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  19. ^ CEO West Bengal. Form 7A - 19 Jaynagar

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