Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is in Nadia district in West Bengal. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the boundary delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, from 2009 Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist and a new one came into being: Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]All seven assembly segments of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Nadia district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Ranaghat (SC) (Lok Sabha constituency) (parliamentary constituency no. 13) is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Sucharu Ranjan Haldar[2] All India Trinamool Congress
2014 Tapas Mandal[3]

For MPs from this area in previous years see Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ranaghat[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Tapas Mandal 5,90,451 43.63 -6.49
CPI(M) Archana Biswas 3,88,684 28.72 -12.52
BJP Dr. Suprabhat Biswas 2,33,670 17.27 +12.23
INC Pratap Kanti Ray 92,218 6.81 N/A
BSP Utpala Biswas 9,116 0.67 -1.01
Independent Subhas Chandra Sarkar 8,658 0.63 N/A
SUCI(C) Paresh Halder 7,952 0.58 N/A
RPI(A) Nadiyar Chand Mondal 3,992 0.29 N/A
Nirjatita Samaj Biplabi Party Chaitanya Barai 3,829 0.28 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 14,626 1.08 N/A
Majority 2,01,767 14.91 +7.51
Turnout 13,53,196 84.42 -1.88
Trinamool Congress hold Swing -6.49
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: Ranaghat[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sucharu Ranjan Haldar 575,058 50.12
CPI(M) Basudeb Barman 473,235 41.24
BJP Sukalyan Ray 844 04
BSP Satish Chandra Biswas 19,347 1.68
Independent Manmatha Biswas 12,159 1.05
Independent Nadiar Chand Mondal 9,585 0.83
Majority 1,01,823 8.88
Turnout 11,47,245 86.30
Trinamool Congress win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, 2009 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 23°11′N 88°35′E / 23.18°N 88.58°E / 23.18; 88.58