Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kolkata Uttar
Existence 2009-present
Reservation None
Current MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,433,985[1]
Assembly Constituencies Chowranghee
Entally
Beleghata
Jorasanko
Shyampukur
Maniktala
Kashipur Belgachhia

Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is based on the northern parts of Kolkata in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Kolkata district. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency) and Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist and a new one came into being: Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Assembly segments[edit]

Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 24) is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-14 Kolkata Uttar Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[3]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[4]

For MPs from northern parts of Kolkata in previous years see Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency) and Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Kolkata Uttar[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 3,43,687 35.94 -16.56
BJP Rahul Sinha 2,47,461 25.88 +21.66
CPI(M) Rupa Bagchi 1,96,053 20.50 -19.55
INC Somendra Nath Mitra 1,30,783 13.68 +13.68
Independent Sanjoy Saha 4,808 0.50
AAP Alok Chaturvedi 4,399 0.46
Independent Dr. Devendra Pandey 4,168
Independent Saumen Mitra 3752
BSP Phul Chand Ram 3752
Independent Kalipada Jana 1860
Independent Kaushik Biswas 1810
Independent Debajyoti Sengupta 1435
Independent Rathindra Nath Roy 1149
IUML Md. Ibrahim Khan 749
RJP Tarun Mukherjee 708
Gareeb Aadmi Party S.M.Habibullah 660
Rashtriya Ahinsa Manch Mitul Kumar Singh 548
Independent Sunirmal Basu 548
Majority 96,006 10.04 -2.41
Turnout 9,55,778 66.65 -18.80
AITMC hold Swing -16.55


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: Party-wise trends in General Election to the Lok Sabha 2014
List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha


General election 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009:Kolkata Uttar[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 4,60,646 52.50
CPI(M) Mohammed Salim 3,51,368 40.05
BJP Tathagata Roy 37,044 4.22
Independent Sultan Osman 9,155 0.67
BSP Sharad Kumar Singh 5,666 0.65
Independent Sandipan Biswas 3,231 0.24
Independent Kumodh Narayan Chowdhury 2,916 0.16
LJP Avinash Kumar Agarwal 2,268 0.26
Independent Satish Vyas 1,791 0.13
IUML Md. Kasim 1,130 0.13
Independent Amitabha Sen 1,120 0.13
Independent Kanchan Kumar Sarkar 984 0.11
Independent Balaram Saha 782 0.09
Majority 1,09,278 12.45
Turnout 10,48,827 85.45
AITMC win (new seat)


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 Constituency Wise Trends & Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "General Election to the Lok Sabha Trends & Results 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, 2009 (15th Lok Sabha) Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 

See also[edit]

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