Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Purulia
Existence 1957-present
Reservation None
Current MP Mriganko Mahato
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,471,933[1]
Assembly Constituencies Balarampur
Baghmundi
Joypur
Purulia
Manbazar (ST)
Kashipur
Para (SC)

Purulia Lok Sabha constituency is one of the present 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal state in eastern India. India has total 543 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies. All the seven assembly segments of No. 35 Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Purulia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 35 Purulia is composed of the following segments:[2]

Prior to delimitation, Purulia Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3]Bandwan (ST) (assembly constituency no. 233), Manbazar (assembly constituency no. 234), Balarampur (ST) (assembly constituency no. 235), Arsha (assembly constituency no. 236), Jhalda (assembly constituency no. 237), Joypur (assembly constituency no. 238), Purulia (assembly constituency no. 239)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Manbhum North* Mohan Hari Indian National Congress [4]
Provat Chandra Bose Indian National Congress[4]
Manbhum South-cum-Dhalbhum* Bhajahari Mahaton Lok Sevak Sangha[4]
Chaitan Majhi Lok Sevak Sangha[4]
Second 1957-62 Purulia Bibhuti Bhusan Dasgupta Lok Sevak Sangha[5]
Third 1962-67 Bhajahari Mahaton Lok Sevak Sangha [6]
Fourth 1967-71 Bhajahari Mahaton Lok Sevak Sangha[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Debendranath Mahata Indian National Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Chittaranjan Mahata Forward Bloc[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Chittaranjan Mahata Forward Bloc[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Chittaranjan Mahata Forward Bloc[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Chittaranjan Mahata Forward Bloc [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Chittaranjan Mahata Forward Bloc [13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Bir Singh Mahato All India Forward Bloc[14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Bir Singh Mahato All India Forward Bloc[15]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Bir Singh Mahato All India Forward Bloc[16]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Bir Singh Mahato All India Forward Bloc[17]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Narahari Mahato All India Forward Bloc[18]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Dr. Mriganko Mahato All India Trinamool Congress[19]
  • Both the constituencies were in Bihar at the time of election.

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Purulia[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Dr. Mriganka Mahato 468,277 38.87 N/A
Forward Bloc Narahari Mahato 314,400 26.09 -18.04
INC Nepal Mahato 257,923 21.41 -20.59
BJP Bikash Banerjee 86,236 7.15 +4.78
SUCI(C) Subarna Kumar 11,266 0.93 N/A
BSP Mihir Kumar Rajwar 9,850 0.81 -1.45
JVM(P) Ajit Prasad Mahata 9,012 0.74 N/A
JMM Tapas Kumar Mahato 7,386 0.61 -2.79
JDP Baidyanath Hansda 7,168 0.59 -0.16
Independent Monbodh Mahato 6,774 0.56 N/A
Independent Dhiren Rajak 5,584 0.46 +0.15
Independent Purna Chandra Tudu 4,073 0.33 N/A
NOTA None of the above 16,726 1.38 N/A
Majority 153,877 12.78 +10.65
Turnout 1,204,675 81.84 +9.93
Trinamool Congress gain from Forward Bloc Swing +29.85


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: Purulia[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Forward Bloc Narahari Mahato 399,201 44.13
INC Shantiram Mahato 379,900 42.00
BJP Sayantan Basu 21,509 2.37
BSP Asit Baran Mahato 20,499 2.26
JMM Ajit Prasad Mahato 30,799 3.40
Independent Mrityunjay Mahato 15,716 1.73
Independent Mukesh Sahu 9,183 1.01
Independent Bisambar Mura 8,739 0.96
JDP Abhiram Besra 6,857 0.75
Amra Bangalee Abinash Saren 2,942 0.32
Independent Dhiren Rajak 2,876 0.31
Independent Amulya Ratan Mahato 2,354 0.26
JD(U) Dhiren Chandra Mahato 2,080 0.22
Independent Umacharan Mahato 1,863 0.20
Majority 19,301 2.13
Turnout 904,518 71.91
Forward Bloc hold Swing

General election 1957-2004[edit]

Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1957 132,588 36.17 Bibhuti Bhusan Dagupta 57.24 Lok Sevak Sangha Mahato Nagendranath Singh Deo 42.76 Indian National Congress[5]
1962 168,297 39.27 Bhajahari Mahato 41.78 Lok Sevak Sangha Sagar Chandra Mahato 37.24 Indian National Congress[6]
1967 280,923 54.59 Bhajahari Mahato 45.08 Lok Sevak Sangha S.Mahato 33.3 Indian National Congress[7]
1971 263,046 49.75 Debendranath Mahata 51.80 Indian National Congress Bhajahari Mahato 21.56 Lok Sevak Sangha[8]
1977 303,660 52.10 Chittaranjan Mahata 68.33 Forward Bloc Pashupati Mahato 28.70 Indian National Congress[9]
1980 426,780 61.20 Chittaranjan Mahata 54.78 Forward Bloc Ram Pada Singha 29.52 Indian National Congress (I)[10]
1984 557,650 73.92 Chittaranjan Mahata 47.99 Forward Bloc K.P.Singh Deo 45.47 Indian National Congress[11]
1989 690,010 77.30 Chittaranjan Mahata 56.01 Forward Bloc Sitaram Mahato 35.49 Indian National Congress[12]
1991 672.09 73.46 Chittaranjan Mahata 51.53 Forward Bloc Sanat Mukherjee 32.22 Indian National Congress[13]
1996 765.83 79.18 Bir Singh Mahato 51.02 Forward Bloc Gobinda Mukherjee 36.09 Indian National Congress[14]
1998 747,610 75.14 Bir Singh Mahato 51.26 Forward Bloc Nepal Mahata 29.86 Indian National Congress[15]
1999 692,270 68.67 Bir Singh Mahato 51.55 Forward Bloc Tapati Mahato 25.88 Bharatiya Janata Party[16]
2004 696,650 70.20 Bir Singh Mahato 48.99 Forward Bloc Dhantiram Mahato 28.06 Indian National Congress[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Turnout for General Elections 2014". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 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. 
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  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957- Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
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  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, 1984 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, 1989 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, 1991 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, 1996 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, 1998 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, 1999 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, 2004 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  19. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 

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