Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Panskura
Existence 1977-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Daspur
Nandanpur
Panskura West
Sabang
Pingla
Debra
Keshpur

Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency) was one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centred on Ghatal in West Bengal.

Assembly segments[edit]

Prior to delimitation in 2006 Panskura Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  • Daspur (assembly constituency no. 198)
  • Nandanpur (assembly constituency no. 199)
  • Panskura West (assembly constituency no. 200)
  • Sabang (assembly constituency no. 216)
  • Pingla (assembly constituency no. 217)
  • Debra (assembly constituency no. 218)
  • Keshpur (assembly constituency no. 219)

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Panskura parliamentary constituency will cease to exist; most of the assembly segments of this constituency will be part of new Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Sixth 1977-80 Panskura Abha Maiti Bharatiya Lok Dal [3]
Seventh 1980-84 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India [4]
Eighth 1984-89 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India[5]
Ninth 1989-91 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India[6]
Tenth 1991-96 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India [7]
Eleventh 1996-98 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India [8]
Twelfth 1998-99 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India [9]
Thirteenth 1999-2000 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India[10]
2000-04 Bikram Sarkar All India Trinamool Congress[11]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Gurudas Dasgupta Communist Party of India [12]

For Members of Parliament from the area during the period 1951-1977 and 2009 onwards see Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

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

Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1977 Abha Maiti Bharatiya Lok Dal Phulrenu Guha Indian National Congress[3]
1980 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Rajani Kanta Dolai Indian National Congress (I)[4]
1984 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Chittaranjan Chakraborty Indian National Congress[5]
1989 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Chittaranjan Chakraborty Indian National Congress[6]
1991 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Sudhanshu Bhowmik Indian National Congress[7]
1996 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Padma Khastgir Indian National Congress[8]
1998 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Saumen Mahapatra All India Trinamool Congress[9]
1999 Geeta Mukherjee Communist Party of India Gouri Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[10]
2000(By-election) Bikram Sarkar Nationalist Trinamool Congress Gurudas Dasgupta Communist Party of India[11]
2004 Gurudas Dasgupta Communist Party of India Hema Choubey All India Trinamool Congress[12]

Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency) functioned from 1951 to 1971.

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Panskura[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Gurudas Dasgupta 5,41,513 53.50
AITMC Hema Choubey 2,62,035 40.92
INC Nazim Ahmed 71,006 2.99
Turnout 8,74,554 86.35
CPI gain from AITMC Swing
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West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change Vote percentage
Trinamool Congress 1 Decrease7 31.8
Indian National Congress 6 Steady0 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

2000 Bye-election[edit]

In the Panskura seat, the by-election was held due to the death of the sitting CPI-MP Geeta Mukherjee on 4 March, 2000. The Bye election Held In 05 June 2000.Bikram Sarkar of Trinamool Congress Defeat Gurudas Dasgupta of CPI

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 2000: Panskura constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Bikram Sarkar 4,26,779 50.73 +75.07
CPI Gurudas Dasgupta 3,85,298 45.8 -15.03
INC Subhankar Sarkar 20,497 2.44 -22.07
Independent Sk. Hafijur Rahaman 5,008 0.15 6.74
Independent Sk. Maksud Hossain 3,622 0.43
Majority 1,85,334 89.99
Turnout 96,650 47.69 -6.7
AITMC gain from CPI Swing +21.27

General election 1999[edit]

Indian general election, 1999: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 401,431 49.19% -5.56%
AITMC Gouri Ghosh 354,573 43.45% +1.22%
INC Rajani kanta Dolui 59,147 7.25% -17.97%
Independent Ajit Mallick 979 0.12 +1.97%
Majority 173,141 13.64% +1.66%
Turnout 8,16,130[14] 83.55
CPI hold Swing

General election 1998[edit]

Indian general election, 1998: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 450,092
AITMC Dr. Soumen Mahapatra 270,549
INC Sandhya De 99,439
Turnout 8,20,080 85.99
CPI hold Swing

General election 1996[edit]

Indian general election, 1996: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 455,414 54.82
INC Padma Khastgir 344,026 41.41
BJP Amitabh Nayak 15,563 1.87
Independent Durgapada Hansda 9,265 1.12
Independent Rabindra Kumar Ghosh 3,794 0.46
Independent Purshottam Upaddhay 930 0.11
Amra Bangalee Subhash Prakash Pal 891 0.11
IUML Sk. Manoray Ali 824 0.10
Turnout 8,30,707 89.88
CPI hold Swing

General election 1991[edit]

Indian general election, 1991: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 391,509 54.96
INC Sudhansu Bhowmik 265,209 37.23
BJP Pannalal Bhattacharya 42,059 5.90
Independent Manik Maity 4,121 0.58
Janata Party Jagdiswar Panja 3,874 0.54
Independent Mukesh Maity 1,708 0.24
Independent Rabindra Kumar Ghosh 1,328 0.19
IC(S) Sikari Dhobey 1,278 0.18
Independent Purusottamlal Upaddhyay 1,203 0.17
Turnout 8,20,080 85.99
CPI hold Swing

General election 1989[edit]

Indian general election, 1989: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 422,930 58.11
INC Chittaranjan Chakraborty 296,628 40.76
Jharkhand Party (Naren) Kalipada Murmu 3,984 0.55
JMM Kanailal Ghorai 3,659 0.50
Independent Jagat Shaw 558 0.08
Turnout 7,27,759 85.28
CPI hold Swing

General election 1984[edit]

Indian general election, 1984: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 321,694 53.63
INC Chittaranjan Chakraborty 273,818 45.65
BJS Jagadiswar Panja 2,115 0.35
Independent Dubraj Saren 1,874 0.31
Independent Shikari Dhoby 383 0.06
Turnout 5,99,884 85.70
CPI hold Swing

General election 1980[edit]

Indian general election, 1980: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Geeta Mukherjee 291,528 57.10
INC(I) Rajani Kanta Dolai 193,298 37.86
Janata Party Abha Maiti 23,997 4.70
JNP(S) Saswati Prasad Bag 1,713 0.34
Turnout 5,10,536 83.96
CPI gain from INC Swing

General election 1977[edit]

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Indian general election, 1977: Panskura
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BLD Abha Maiti 230,704 63.51%
INC Phulrenu Guha 132,567 36.49%
Turnout 3,63,271 71.78%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Former Trinamool MP to join BJP". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "General Elections, 2004 (14th Lok Sabha) Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  14. ^ Cite error: The named reference turnout was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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