Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1951-present
ReservationNone
Current MPDibyendu Adhikari
PartyTrinamool Congress
Elected Year2019
StateWest Bengal
Total Electors1,527,273[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesTamluk
Panskura Purba
Moyna
Nandakumar
Mahisadal
Haldia (SC)
Nandigram

Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Tamluk in West Bengal. All the seven segments of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency) are 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. 30 Tamluk is composed of the following segments:[2]

Prior to delimitation Tamluk Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[3] Panskura East (assembly constituency no. 201), Tamluk (assembly constituency no. 202), Moyna (assembly constituency no. 203), Mahisadal (assembly constituency no. 204), Sutahata (SC) (assembly constituency no. 205), Nandigram (assembly constituency no. 206) and Narghat (assembly constituency no. 207).

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Tamluk Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress [4]
Second 1957-62 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress[5]
Third 1962-67 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress [6]
Fourth 1967-71 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress[7]
Fifth 1971-77 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress[8]
Sixth 1977-80 Sushil Kumar Dhara Bharatiya Lok Dal[9]
Seventh 1980-84 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Eighth 1984-89 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Ninth 1989-91 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
Tenth 1991-96 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Eleventh 1996-98 Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[14]
Twelfth 1998-99 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Lakhsman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Lakhsman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[18]
Sixteenth 2014-16 Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[19]
By Poll 2016-2019 Dibyendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress
Seventeenth 2019-Incumbent Dibyendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Tamluk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Dibyendu Adhikari 7,24,433 50.08 -3.52
BJP Siddharth Naskar 5,34,268 36.94 +30.54
CPI (M) Sk. Ibrahim Ali 1,36,129 9.41 -25.79
INC Lakshman Chandra Seth 16,001 1.11 -1.09
Majority 1,90,165
Turnout 14,46,940 85.38
AITC hold Swing


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.


2016 by-election[edit]

By-election 2016 : Tamluk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Dibyendu Adhikari 7,79,594 59.76 +6.16
CPI (M) Mandira Panda 2,82,066 21.62 -13.58
BJP Prof. Ambujaksha Mahanti 1,96,450 15.06 +8.66
INC Batabyal Partha 19,851 1.52 -0.68
SUCI(C) Dilip Maiti 10,179 0.78 -0.02
Independent Dhananjoy Dalai 3,859 0.30 N/A
PDS Subhrajit Bhaduri 2,718 0.21 N/A
NOTA None of the above 9,801 0.75 -0.12
Majority 497,528 38.14 +19.74
Turnout 13,04,518 82.04 -5.56
Registered electors 1,590,004
AITC hold Swing

General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Tamluk [19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Suvendu Adhikari 7,16,928 53.60 -1.44
CPI (M) Sk. Ibrahim Ali 4,70,447 35.20 -5.30
BJP Badsha Alam 86,265 6.40 +4.61
INC Sk. Anwar Ali 29,645 2.20
SUCI(C) Vivekananda Roy 10,197 0.80
Independent Rajyasree Chaudhuri 3,609 0.30
BSP Kamal Bag 3,110 0.20
Independent Kalisankar Jana 2,658 0.20
Independent Abdur Rezak Sk 1,682 0.10
IUML Manick Chandra Mondal 1,500 0.10
NOTA None of the above 11,643 0.87
Majority 246,481 18.40
Turnout 13,37,684 87.60
AITC hold Swing


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: Tamluk[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Suvendu Adhikari 6,37,664 55.54 +11.94
CPI (M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 4,64,706 40.50 - 8.90
BJP Rajyashree Chaudhuri 20,573 1.79
AUDF Jahed Sek 8,486
BSP Manoranjan Mandal 5,891
Independent Sheikh Nurul Islam 5,401
LJP Manik Chandra Mondal 2,044
Independent Bhakti Adhikary 1,985
Independent Abdur Rejak Seikh 1,456
Majority 172,958 15.90
Turnout 11,48,206 90.32
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tamluk[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 507,228 49.20 -0,84
AITC Suvendu Adhikari 449,848 43.60 +0.10
INC Sudarsan Panja 34,794 3.40
BSP Ajit Das 14,087 1.40
NCP Manab Bera 13,339 1.30
Independent Hossain Mahmud Sheikh 6,239 0.60
SP Trilochan Kuila 6,082 0.60
Independent Bhakti Adhikary 3,652 0.40
Majority 57,380 5.60
Turnout 10,30,848 86.9
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Tamluk[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 455,168 50.04
AITC Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee 400,342 43.50
INC Manik Bhowmik 44,622 4.90
NCP Srikesh Pramanik 7,623 0.80
RJD Buddhadeb Jana 1,105 0.10
Independent Bhakti Adhikari 822 0.10
Majority 54,826 6.00
Turnout 9,19,886 83.8%
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Tamluk[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 477,516 51.10%
Trinamool Congress Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee 389,564 41.30%
INC Jayanta Bhattacharya 56,538 6.00%
Independent Ashutosh Samanta 7,542 0.80%
Independent Ananata Kumar Paul 837 0.10%
Majority 87,952 9.30%
Turnout 9,42,965 86.6%
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Tamluk[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jayanta Bhattacharya 450,473 48.67%
CPI (M) Lakshman Chandra Seth 442,563 47.82%
BJP Saswati Bag 19,475 2.10%
Independent Ashutosh Samanta 10,330 1.12%
Independent Ananta Kumar Das 1,029 0.11%
Independent Muktinath Bag 976 0.11%
Independent Shishir Kumar Panda 669 0.07%
Majority 7,910 3.31%
Turnout 9,25,515 89.80%
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General elections 1951-2004[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
1951 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Tripati Hrishikesh Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[4][20]
1957 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Gobinda Chandra. Bhowmick All India Forward Bloc[5]
1962 Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress Govinda Chandra. Bhowmick All India Forward Bloc[6]
1967 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress G. Bhowmick Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Satish Chandra Samanta Bangla Congress Aruna Asaf Ali Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Sushil Kumar Dhara Bharatiya Lok Dal Satish Chandra Samanta Indian National Congress[9]
1980 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Shyam Das Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[10]
1984 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Saradindu Samanta Indian National Congress[11]
1989 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Satyagopal Mishra Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Jayanta Bhattacharya Indian National Congress Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
1998 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[15]
1999 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nirmalendu Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2004 Lakshman Chandra Seth Communist Party of India (Marxist) Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[17]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Table B – Extent of Parliamentary Constituencies. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
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  19. ^ a b "General Elections 2014 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  20. ^ "Election results for Tamluk". Retrieved 22 August 2009.

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