Tripura West (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency (Bengali: ত্রিপুরা পশ্চিম লোকসভা কেন্দ্র) is one of two Lok Sabha constituencies in Tripura state in northeastern India. It includes the state capital Agartala.

Assembly segments[edit]

Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1952 Birendra Chandra Dutta Communist Party of India
1957 Bangshi Deb Barma Indian National Congress
1962 Birendra Chandra Dutta Communist Party of India
1967 J. K. Chaudhury Indian National Congress
1971 Birendra Chandra Dutta Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1977 Sachindra Lal Singh Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Ajoy Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1984
1989 Santosh Mohan Dev Indian National Congress
1991
1996 Badal Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1998 Samar Chowdhury
1999
2002 Khagen Das
2004
2009
2014 Sankar Prasad Datta
2019 Pratima Bhoumik Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General elections 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Tripura West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Pratima Bhoumik 5,73,532 51.77 +46.67
INC Subal Bhowmik 2,67,843 24.18 +8.5
CPI (M) Sankar Prasad Datta 1,71,826 15.51 -47.1
IPFT Brishaketu Debbarma 44,225 3.99
AITC Maman Khan 8,613 0.78 -10.19
Majority 3,05,669 27.69
Turnout 11,08,427 81.93
BJP hold Swing

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Tripura West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Sankar Prasad Datta 671,665 62.61 +2.47
INC Arunoday Saha 168,179 15.68 -17.95
AITC Ratan Chakraborti 117,727 10.97 +10.38
BJP Sudhindra Chandra Dasgupta 54,706 5.10 +2.38
Majority 503,476 46.93 +20.42
Turnout 10,72,749
CPI (M) hold Swing

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Tripura West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Khagen Das 5,63,799 60.14 –10.72
INC Sudip Roy Barman 3,15,250 33.63 +17.63
BJP Nilmani Deb 25,468 2.72 +2.72
Majority 2,48,549 26.51 –23.21
Turnout 9,37,517 87.50 +20.00
CPI (M) hold Swing +4.88

General elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tripura West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Khagen Das 4,96,843 70.86
INC Nirmala Dasgupta 1,12,207 16.00
AITC Amar Mallik 67,379 9.61
Independent Ramu Banik 10,787 1.54
Independent Brajalal Debnath 7,023 1.00
Amra Bangalee Rakhalraj Datta 6,920 0.99
Majority 3,84,636 49.72
Turnout 7,01,159 67.50
CPI (M) hold Swing

Bye election 2002[edit]

A by-election was held in this constituency in 12 November 2002 which was necessitated by the Death of sitting MP Samar Chowdhury. In the by-election, Khagen Das of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Manik Deb of Congress by 1,50,843 votes.

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 2002: Tripura West constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Khagen Das 3,94,364 57.07%
INC Manik Deb 2,43,521 35.63%
AITC Sudhir Ranjan Majumder 33,353 4.88%
Amra Bangalee Rakhal Raj Datta 4,538 0.66%
Independent Sukumar Ghosh 2,132 0.31%
NCP Rajkumar Kamaljit Singh 1,998 0.29%
Independent Biswajit Debnath 1,357 0.21%
Independent Ramu Banik 1,333 0.20%
Independent Jitendra Chandra Das 828 0.12%
Majority 1,50,843 49.72
Turnout 7,01,159 67.50
CPI (M) hold Swing

General elections 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Tripura West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Samar Chowdhury 3,72,553 56.50%
AITC Sudhir Ranjan Majumdar 1,74,154 26.40%
INC Pijush Kanti Biswas 83,384 12.60%
Independent Sridam Deb Barma 5,292 0.80%
CPI(ML)(L) Partha Karmakar 3,464 0.50%
Independent Jitendra Chandra Das 2,023 0.30%
Amra Bangalee Rakhalraj Datta 1,912 0.30%
NCP Bir Ballav Saha 1,895 0.30%
Independent Brajalal Debnath 1,379 0.20%
Independent Pathik Chakraborty 951 0.10%
RJD Subrata Bhowmik 949 0.10%
Janata Party Madhusudan Saha 387 0.10%
Majority 1,98,399 30.1%
Turnout 6,59,408 70.1%
CPI (M) hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Tripura. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2005. Retrieved 8 October 2008.

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