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2009 Indian general election in West Bengal

Indian general election in West Bengal, 2009

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42 seats
  First party Second party Third party
Alliance UPA TF UPA
Last election 1 26 6
Seats won 19 9 6
Seat change Increase 18 Decrease 17 Steady

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The Indian general election, 2009 in West Bengal were held for 42 seats with the state going to polls in the last three phases of the general elections. There was pre-poll alliance in the state between the Indian National Congress and the Trinamool Congress against the Left Front. Indian National Congress contested on 14 seats across the state whereas the Trinamool Congress contested on 27 seats[1] and SUCI(C) contested one seat. The alliance was largely successful as the Trinamool Congress, the Congress and the SUCI(C) won 19, 6 and 1 seat respectively, dislodging the Left Front, which won only 15 seats out of 42.

Alliance wise result

CPIM 9 33.1 AITC 19 31.18 BJP 1 6.14 IND 0 3.08
CPI 2 3.6 INC 6 13.45
AIFB 2 3.04 SUCI(C) 1
RSP 2 3.56
TOTAL (2009) 15 TOTAL (2009) 26 TOTAL (2009) 1 TOTAL (2009) 0
TOTAL (2004) 35 TOTAL (2004) 6 TOTAL (2004) 1 TOTAL (2004) 0

Elected MPs

No. Constituency Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
1 Cooch Behar Nripendra Nath Roy All India Forward Bloc
2 Alipurduars Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party
3 Jalpaiguri Mahendra Kumar Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4 Darjeeling Jaswant Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Raiganj Deepa Dasmunsi Indian National Congress
6 Balurghat Prasanta Kumar Majumdar Revolutionary Socialist Party
7 Maldaha Uttar Mausam Noor Indian National Congress
8 Maldaha Dakshin Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress
9 Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee Indian National Congress
10 Baharampur Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress
11 Murshidabad Abdul Mannan Hossain Indian National Congress
12 Krishnanagar Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress
13 Ranaghat Sucharu Ranjan Haldar All India Trinamool Congress
14 Bangaon Gobinda Chandra Naskar All India Trinamool Congress
15 Barrackpore Dinesh Trivedi All India Trinamool Congress
16 Dum Dum Saugata Roy All India Trinamool Congress
17 Barasat Kakali Ghosh Dastidar All India Trinamool Congress
18 Basirhat Sk. Nurul Islam All India Trinamool Congress
19 Jaynagar Tarun Mondal Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)
20 Mathurapur Choudhury Mohan Jatua All India Trinamool Congress
21 Diamond Harbour Somendra Nath Mitra All India Trinamool Congress
22 Jadavpur Kabir Suman All India Trinamool Congress
23 Kolkata Dakshin Mamata Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
24 Kolkata Uttar Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress
25 Howrah Ambica Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
26 Uluberia Sultan Ahmed All India Trinamool Congress
27 Sreerampur Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
28 Hooghly Ratna De (Nag) All India Trinamool Congress
29 Arambagh Sakti Mohan Malik Communist Party of India (Marxist)
30 Tamluk Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress
31 Kanthi Sisir Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress
32 Ghatal Gurudas Dasgupta Communist Party of India
33 Jhargram Dr. Pulin Bihari Baske Communist Party of India (Marxist)
34 Medinipur Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India
35 Purulia Narahari Mahato All India Forward Bloc
36 Bankura Acharia Basudeb Communist Party of India (Marxist)
37 Bishnupur Susmita Bauri Communist Party of India (Marxist)
38 Bardhaman Purba Anup Kumar Saha Communist Party of India (Marxist)
39 Burdwan-Durgapur Sk. Saidul Haque Communist Party of India (Marxist)
40 Asansol Bansa Gopal Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)
41 Bolpur Ram Chandra Dome Communist Party of India (Marxist)
42 Birbhum Satabdi Roy All India Trinamool Congress


  1. ^ "State-Wise Position". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2009.