Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dilip Ghosh.jpg
Shri Dilip Ghosh, Honourable Member of Parliament, Medinipur constituency
Existence1951-present
ReservationNone
Current MPDilip Ghosh
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year2019
StateWest Bengal
Total Electors1,499,673[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesEgra
Dantan
Keshiary (ST)
Kharagpur Sadar
Narayangarh
Kharagpur
Medinipur

Medinipur Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Midnapore in West Bengal. Six of the seven assembly segments of No. 34 Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Paschim Medinipur district and one is in Purba Medinipur district.

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

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 34 Medinipur is composed of the following segments:[2]

Prior to delimitation, Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Patashpur (assembly constituency no. 215), Midnapore (assembly constituency no. 223), Kharagpur Town (assembly constituency no. 224), Kharagpur Rural (assembly constituency no. 225), Keshiari (ST) (assembly constituency no. 226), Narayangarh (assembly constituency no. 227) and Dantan (assembly constituency no. 228)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Midnapore-Jhargram Bharat Lal Tudu Indian National Congress [4]
Durga Charan Banerjee Bharatiya Jana Sangh [4]
Second 1957-62 Midnapur Narasingha Malla Ugal Sanda Deb Indian National Congress[5]
Subodh Hansda Indian National Congress[5]
Third 1962-67 Gobinda Kumar Singhu Indian National Congress [6]
Fourth 1967-69 Midnapore Sachindra Nath Maity Bangla Congress[7]
1969-71 V K Krishna Menon Bangla Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Subodh Chandra Hansda Indian National Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Bharatiya Lok Dal[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India [15]
Thirteenth 1999-01 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India[16]
By Polls 2001 2001-04 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[17]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[18]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Medinipur Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India[19]
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Sandhya Roy All India Trinamool Congress[20]
Seventeenth 2019-incumbent Dilip Ghosh Bharatiya Janata Party[21]

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general election: Medinipur[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Dilip Ghosh 6,85,433 48.62 +34.36
AITC Manas Bhunia 5,96,481 42.31 -4.19
CPI Biplab Bhatta 62,319 4.42 -26.94
INC Sambhunath Chattopadhay 20,807 1.48 -2.39
Amra Bangalee Rabindranath Bera 8,570 0.61 -0.01
BSP Ramkrishna Sarkar 7,568 0.54 -0.14
SUCI(C) Tushar Jana 6,603 0.47 -0.31
Independent Tapas Kumar Kar 4,183 0.30 N/A
Shiv Sena Shri Ashoke Sarkar 3,093 0.22 N/A
NOTA None of the above 14,758 1.05 -0.03
Majority 88,952 6.31
Turnout 14,10,321 84.24 +0.22
Registered electors 16,74,236
BJP gain from AITC Swing +19.28


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: Medinipur[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Sandhya Roy 581,860 46.50 +3.33
CPI Prabodh Panda 395,194 31.36 -15.93
BJP Prabhakar Tiwari 180,071 14.26 +9.30
INC Dr. Bimal Raj 48,914 3.87 N/A
SUCI(C) Tushar Jana 9,800 0.78 N/A
BSP Kavita Rani 8,640 0.68 -0.49
Amra Bangalee Ashok Bera 7,881 0.62 N/A
PDS Soumen Samanta 6,062 0.48 N/A
JMM Mukim Khan 5,339 0.42 -0.57
Independent Ramkrishna Sarkar 4,663 0.36 N/A
NOTA None of the above 13,616 1.08 N/A
Majority 186,666 14.70 +10.04
Turnout 1,260,748 84.02 +1.48
AITC gain from CPI Swing -4.63


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]

2009 Indian general elections: Medinipur[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Prabodh Panda 506,021 47.29 -5.54
AITC Dipak Kumar Ghosh 445,004 42.68 N/A
BJP Pradip Patnaik 52,061 4.99 -30.15
BSP Asok Kumar Golder 12,216 1.17 +0.14
Independent Sanjay Kumar Mishra 11,092 1.06 N/A
JMM Nepal Das 10,324 0.99 N/A
Independent Partha Addhya 6,974 0.66 N/A
Independent Amit Moitra 4,290 0.41 N/A
RDMP Mukul Kumar Maiti 4,016 0.38 N/A
Independent Sukumar De 3,498 0.33 N/A
Majority 48,017 4.61 -13.08
Turnout 1,042,496 82.54
CPI hold Swing -5.54

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Midnapore[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Prabodh Panda 480,034 53.56
BJP Rahul Bishwajit Sinha 319,274 35.14
INC Narayan Chandra Paria 68,338 7.52
Janata Party Panchanan Pradhan 10,243 1.12
NCP Madhumanti Sengupta 9,901 1.08
BSP Mrityunjoy Chakraborty 9,440 1.03
Independent Asit Kumar Khatua 7,249 0.79
Independent Lalit Kumar Jaiswal 4,020 0.44
Majority 160,760 17.69
Turnout 908,499
CPI hold Swing

By-election 2001[edit]

A by-election was held in this constituency in 2001 which was necessitated by the death of sitting MP Indrajit Gupta. In the by-election, Prabodh Panda of Communist Party of India defeated his nearest rival Manorajnan Dutta of Trinamool Congress.

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 2001: Midnapore constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Prabodh Panda 448,237
AITC Manoranjan Dutta 354,044
BJP Debasish Chattopadhyay 157,543
NCP Amal Mazumder 87,983
JD(S) Bijoy Bandyopadhyay 25,114
Independent Rabikanta Santra 5,112
RJP Ashok Kumar Bera 3,871
Majority 94,193
Turnout 8,77,213 77.1 -6.7
CPI hold Swing +21.27

General election 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Midnapore[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Indrajit Gupta 446,545 48.60 -4.90
BJP Manoranjan Dutta 385,772 45.30
INC Samir Roy 47,013 7.52
Independent Akshay Kumar Khan 4,512 0.05
Independent Mritunjoy Chakraborty 650 0.01
Majority 60,773 3.3%
Turnout 8,62,567 78.5%
CPI hold Swing

General election 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Midnapore[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Indrajit Gupta 452,671 53.50 -2.80
BJP Manoranjan Dutta 177,152 20.60
Trinamool Congress Dr. Nitish Sengupta 131,352 15.32
INC Satish Chandra Jana 90,737 10.60
Independent Sheikh Abu Bakar 3,448 0.40
Jharkhand Party Kalipada Tudu 1,702 0.40
Independent Gajen Nayak 1,148 0.10
Majority 2,75,519 31.5
Turnout 8,74,531 80.8
CPI hold Swing

General election 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Midnapore[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Indrajit Gupta 488,569 56.30
INC Debaprasad Roy 277,920 32.00
BJP Manoranjan Dutta 58,751 6.80
Independent Sudeb Banprasthi 9,290 1.00
Amra Bangalee Naba Kumar Shaw 7,828 0.90
Independent Dilip Maiti 7,286 0.80
Jharkhand Party (Naren) Jatin Pratihar 7,008 0.80
Independent Debashish Konar 2,313 0.30
Janata Party Shachin Mahato 2,305 0.30
IUML Sarif Mollick 1,831 0.20
Jharkhand Party Prabhakar Mahato 1,721 0.20
Samata Party Padma Lochan Roy 1,046 0.10
Independent Ajit Kumar Maity 772 0.10
Independent Vivek Kumar Baderia 742 0.10
Independent Sushil Kumar 294 0.00
Independent Satyanarayan Kothoyala 260 0.00
Majority 210,649 23.7
Turnout 8,89,188 84.5
CPI hold Swing

General election 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Midnapore[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Indrajit Gupta 396,281 54.82
INC Birendra Bijoy Malladev 232,758 31.70
BJP Manoranjan Dutta 68,772 9.40
Independent Dilip Maity 6,372 0.90
Jharkhand Party Mirza Ohidur Rahaman 5,550 0.80
Independent Padma Lochan Roy 4,717 0.60
Jharkhand Party (Naren) Chandra Mohan Hansda 4,526 0.60
BSP Satish Chandra Biswas 1,852 0.30
Doordarshi Party Satya Naraiyan Kotwala 1,335 0.20
Independent Sushil Kumar 678 0.20
Majority 163,523 22.3
Turnout 7,34,499 76.5
CPI hold Swing

General elections 1951-2004[edit]

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are generally mentioned below:

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1951* Durga Charan Bandopahyay Bharatiya Jana Sangh Atul Chandra Basu Indian National Congress
Bishnupada Hazra Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[4]
Bharat Lal Tudu Indian National Congress Subodh Hansda Kisan Mazoor Praja Party[4]
1957* Narasingha Malla Ugal Sanda Deb Indian National Congress Rabindra Nath Mitra Communist Party of India[5]
Subodh Hansda Indian National Congress Chandra Mohan Saren Praja Socialist Party[5]
1962 Gobinda Kumar Singha Indian National Congress Saroj Roy Communist Party of India[6]
1967 Sachindra Nath Maity Bangla Congress G.K.Singha Indian National Congress[7]
1969 V. K. Krishna Menon Bangla Congress (supported

by Communist-led United Front)

Krishnadas Roy Indian National Congress[22][23]
1971 Subodh Chandra Hansda Indian National Congress Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Bharatiya Lok Dal Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India[9]
1980 Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India Sudhir Kumar Ghosal Indian National Congress (I)[10]
1984 Narayan Choubey Communist Party of India Ajit Kumar Khanra Indian National Congress[11]
1989 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Gouri Choubey Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Birendra Bijoy Malladev Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India D P Roy Indian National Congress[14]
1998 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta Bharatiya Janata Party[15]
1999 Indrajit Gupta Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta Bharatiya Janata Party[16]
2001 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India Manoranjon Dutta All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2004 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India Rahul (Biswajit) Sinha Bharatiya Janata Party[18]
  • In 1951 Midnapore-Jhargram constituency and in 1957 Midnapur constituency, both the constituencies had two seats, with one seat reserved for Scheduled Tribes. The results here are shown separately.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ a b "Medinipur Parliamentary Constituency - Map and Electoral Results". List of winning MP and Runner-up from 1957 to till date from Medinipur Parliamentary Constituency. Maps of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
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  19. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  20. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  21. ^ a b "General Elections 2019 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
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  23. ^ "Details of Bye Elections from 1952 to 1995 (Excel File)". Election Commission of India.

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