Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Krishnanagar
Existence 1967-present
Reservation None
Current MP Tapas Paul
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,476,783[1]
Assembly Constituencies Tehatta
Palashipara
Kaliganj
Nakshipara
Chapra
Krishnanagar Uttar
Nabadwip

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Krishnagar Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 42 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in West Bengal state in eastern India. All the seven assembly segments of No. 12 Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Nadia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 12 Krishnanagar comprises the following segments from 2009:[2]

In 2004, Krishnagar Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Palashipara (assembly constituency no. 70), Nakshipara (assembly constituency no. 71), Kaliganj (assembly constituency no. 72), Chapra (assembly constituency no. 73), Krishnaganj (SC) (assembly constituency no. 74), Krishnanagar East (assembly constituency no. 75), Krishnanagar West (assembly constituency no. 76)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fourth 1967-71 Krishnanagar Haripada Chattopadhyay Independent[4]
Fifth 1971-77 Renupada Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
Sixth 1977-80 Renupada Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
Seventh 1980-84 Renupada Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Eighth 1984-89 Renupada Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Ninth 1989-91 Ajoy Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Tenth 1991-96 Ajoy Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Eleventh 1996-98 Ajoy Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Twelfth 1998-99 Ajoy Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Satyabrata Mookherjee Bharatiya Janata Party[13]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Tapas Paul Trinamool Congress [15]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Tapas Paul Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Krishnanagar[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Tapas Paul 4,38,789 35.14
CPI(M) Dr. Santanu Jha 3,67,534 29.43
BJP Satyabrata Mookherjee 3,28,873 26.38
INC Razia Ahmed 74,789 5.99
CPI(ML) Liberation Subimal Sengupta 7,777
SUCI(C) Kamal Datta 7,214
BSP Harashit Biswas 6,168
BMP Molla Jafforolla 4,865
IUML Ahamed Hossain 3,749
NOTA None of the Above 7,642 0.61 ---
Majority 71,255 5.71 -1.69
Turnout 1,247,914[1] 84.50
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: Krishnanagar[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Tapas Paul 443,679 42.43
CPI(M) Jyotirmoyee Sikdar 366,293 35.03
BJP Satyabrata Mookherjee 175,283 16.76
AUDF Md. Niamatullah Mollick 19,313
CPI(ML) Liberation Subimal Sengupta 14,480
BSP Debabrata Majumder 10,733
MUL Shahjahan Mallik 6,592
SP Jayasri Chakrabarty 5,002
NCP Sk. Daulat Hossain 4,336
Turnout 1,045,711 85.50
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

General elections 1967-2004[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
1967 343,935 74.00 Haridas Chattopadhyay 47.52 Independent C.P.Mukherjee 37.48 Congress[4]
1971 312,342 62.05 Renupada Das 36.96 CPI(M) Ila Pal Chaudhuri 25.55 Congress[5]
1977 331,370 61.96 Renupada Das 61.86 CPI(M) Shibsankar Bandopadhyay 33.43 Congress[6]
1980 515,990 79.71 Renupada Das 50.81 CPI(M) Sankar Das Banerji 36.74 Congress[7]
1984 611,950 83.74 Renupada Das 49.25 CPI(M) Sankar Das Banerji 48.45 Congress[8]
1989 761,990 82.69 Ajoy Mukherjee 46.31 CPI(M) Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya 44.14 Congress[9]
1991 764,560 82.34 Ajoy Mukherjee 43.33 CPI(M) Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya 35.37 Congress[10]
1996 911,620 85.2 Ajoy Mukherjee 45.94 CPI(M) Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya 41.56 Congress[11]
1998 897,930 84.07 Ajoy Mukherjee 42.03 CPI(M) Satyabrata Mookherjee 37.44 BJP[12]
1999 845,490 77.96 Satyabrata Mookherjee 43.82 BJP Dilip Chakraborty 41.16 CPI(M)[13]
2004 930,290 83.25 Jyotirmoyee Sikdar 42.73 CPI(M) Satyabrata Mookherjee 40.54 BJP[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved 17 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, India, 1967 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 April 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 April 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - 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 "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 18, 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 18, 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  15. ^ 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. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 

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Coordinates: 23°24′N 88°30′E / 23.4°N 88.5°E / 23.4; 88.5