Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence2009-present
ReservationNone
Current MPAbu Hasem Khan Choudhury
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2019
StateWest Bengal
Total Electors1,347,143[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesManikchak
English Bazar
Mothabari
Sujapur
Baisnabnagar
Farakka
Samserganj

History[edit]

Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) (spelling as spelled by Election Commission of India) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India.

While five of the assembly segments of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Malda district in West Bengal, two assembly segments are in Murshidabad district. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Malda (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from 2009 and two new ones came into being: Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency) and Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Assembly segments[edit]

Parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal - 1. Cooch Behar, 2. Alipurduars, 3. Jalpaiguri, 4. Darjeeling, 5. Raiganj, 6. Balurghat, 7. Maldaha Uttar, 8. Maldaha Dakshin, 9. Jangipur, 10. Baharampur, 11. Murshidabad, 12. Krishnanagar, 13. Ranaghat, 14. Bangaon, 15. Barrackpore, 16. Dum Dum, 17. Barasat, 18. Basirhat, 19. Jaynagar, 20. Mathurapur, 21. Diamond Harbour, 22. Jadavpur, 23. Kolkata Dakshin, 24. Kolkata Uttar, 25. Howrah, 26. Uluberia, 27. Serampore, 28. Hooghly, 29. Arambagh, 30. Tamluk, 31, Kanthi, 32. Ghatal, 33. Jhargram, 34. Medinipur, 35. Purulia, 36. Bankura, 37. Bishnupur, 38. Bardhaman Purba, 39. Bardhaman Durgapur, 40. Asansol, 41. Bolpur, 42. Birbhum

Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 8) is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

SI No. Name Constituency Number
1. Manikchak 49
2. English Bazar 51
3. Mothabari 52
4. Sujapur 53
5. Baisnabnagar 54
6. Farakka 55
7. Samserganj 56

Members of Parliament[edit]

SI No. Year Name Party
1. 2009 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury[3] Indian National Congress
2. 2014 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress
3. 2019 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress

For MPs from Malda in previous years see Malda (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

Source:Source

2019 Indian general election: Maldaha Dakshin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury 4,44,270 34.73 -0.08
BJP Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury 4,36,048 34.09 +14.02
AITC Md Moazzem Hossain 3,51,353 27.47 +6.84
Independent Debojit Mandal 9,430 0.74 N/A
BSP Fulchand Mandal 6,190 0.48 -0.08
SUCI Angushudhar Mandal 5,605 0.44 N/A
NOTA None of the above 12,062 0.94 +0.17
Majority 8,222 0.64 -14.38
Turnout 12,79,977 81.24 +0.15
Registered electors 15,75,590
INC hold Swing -7.05


e • d 2019 Indian general election
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage Vote change %
Trinamool Congress 22 Decrease12 43.00 Increase4
Bharatiya Janata Party 18 Increase16 40.00 Increase23
Indian National Congress 2 Decrease2 6.29 Decrease4
Left Front 0 Decrease2 7.57 Decrease24

Source: Election Results 2019 Note: The vote share may change marginally once the final data is released by Election Commission.


General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Maldaha Dakshin[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury 380,291 34.81 -18.64
BJP Bishnupada Roy 216,181 19.79 +14.49
CPI (M) Abul Hasnat Khan 209,480 19.18 -17.84
AITC Md Moazzem Hossain 192,632 17.63 N/A
AIUDF Md. Najrul Islam 21,207 1.94 N/A
SDPI Imtiaz Ahmed Mollah 12,952 1.18 N/A
Independent Manjur Alahi Munshi 11,426 1.04 +0.66
Independent Sadhan Chatterjee 10,536 0.96 N/A
Independent Naresh Rishi 6,616 0.60 N/A
BSP Nikhil Chandra Mondal 6,138 0.56 -0.14
Jamat-E-Seratul Mustakim Md Ezaruddin 3,377 0.30 N/A
IUML Md Faruque Hossain 3,282 0.30 -0.39
RPI Murshed Shekh 2,720 0.24 N/A
PDS Nasmul Hoque 2,466 0.22 N/A
JDP Bimal Mardi 1,921 0.17 N/A
RJSP Dipak Singh 1449 0.13 N/A
BMP Firoz Akhtar 1,342 0.12 N/A
NOTA None of the above 8,392 0.77 N/A
Majority 164,111 15.02 -1.41
Turnout 1,092,407 81.09 +2.25
INC hold Swing -18.84


e • d 2014 Indian general election
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: Maldaha Dakshin[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury 443,377 53.45
CPI (M) Abdur Razzaque 307,097 37.04
BJP Dipak Kumar Chowdhury 43,997 5.30
BSP Dr. Bharat Chandra Mandal 5,889 0.70
IUML Md. Ejaruddin 5,752 0.69
Independent Manjur Alahi Munshi 3,167 0.38
Independent Md. Kamal Basirujjaman 3,411 0.41
Independent Rustam Ali 5,944 0.71
Independent Shyamal Das 10,852 1.30
Majority 136,280 16.41
Turnout 829,482 78.84
INC win (new seat)

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 6 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

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