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Srerampur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Srerampur Lok Shabha constituency
Existence 1951-present
Reservation None
Current MP Kalyan Banerjee
Party Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2014
State West Bengal
Total Electors 1,624,038[1]
Assembly Constituencies Jagatballavpur
Domjur
Uttarpara
Sreerampur
Champdani
Chanditala
Jangipara

Srerampur (Lok Sabha constituency)[2] (previously known as Serampore-26 and changed to Srerampur-27 in the 2009 election) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Serampore in West Bengal. Five assembly segments of the constituency are in Hooghly district and two are in Howrah district.

Overview

Srerampur is basically an industrial constituency with an agricultural hinterland. The Howrah-Hooghly industrial belt on the west bank of the Hooghly river covers the Howrah, Hooghly and Srerampur constituency.

According to The Hindu, Sreerampore and Howrah constituencies have more than 25% non-Bengali voters with their roots in Rajasthan, Bihar or Uttar Pradesh.[3]

Assembly segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 27 Sreerampur is composed of the following segments:[4]

Prior to delimitation Serampore Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[5]Jagatballavpur (assembly constituency no. 167), Panchla (assembly constituency no. 168), Jangipara (assembly constituency no. 177), Chanditala (assembly constituency no. 178), Uttarpara (assembly constituency no. 179), Sreerampur(assembly constituency no. 180), Champdani (assembly constituency no. 181)

Members of Parliament

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Serampore Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyay Communist Party of India [6]
Second 1957-62 Serampore Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress[7]
Third 1962-67 Serampore Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India [8]
Fourth 1967-71 Serampore B.Ghosh Indian National Congress[9]
Fifth 1971-77 Serampore Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Sixth 1977-80 Serampore Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Seventh 1980-84 Serampore Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Eighth 1984-89 Serampore Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[13]
Ninth 1989-91 Serampore Sudarsan Roy Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist) [14]
Tenth 1991-96 Serampore Sudarsan Roy Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Eleventh 1996-98 Serampore Pradip Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[16]
Twelfth 1998-99 Serampore Akbar Ali Khandokar All India Trinamool Congress[17]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Serampore Akbar Ali Khandokar All India Trinamool Congress[18]
Fourteenth 2004-09 Serampore Santasri Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[19]
Fifteenth 2009-14 Srerampur Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress[20]
Sixteenth 2014-incumbent Srerampur Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress[21]

Election results

General elections 1951-2014

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 Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyaya Communist Party of India Sachindra Chaudhuri Indian National Congress[6]
1957 Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyaya Communist Party of India[7]
1962 Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress[8]
1967 B.Ghosh Indian National Congress Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1971 Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jadu Gopal Sen Communist Party of India[10]
1977 Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jadu Gopal Sen Communist Party of India[11]
1980 Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Gopal Das Nag Indian National Congress (I)[12]
1984 Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress Ajit Bag Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1989 Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist) Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[14]
1991 Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist) Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[15]
1996 Pradip Bhattacharya Indian National Congress Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
1998 Akbar Ali Khandoker All India Trinamool Congress Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]
1999 Akbar Ali Khandoker All India Trinamool Congress Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[18]
2004 Santasri Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Akbar Ali Khandoker All India Trinamool Congress[19]
2014 Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress Tirthankar Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)

General election 1980

General Election, 1980: Serampore[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Dinen Bhattacharya 292,993 59.90 %
INC(I) Gopal Das Nag 186,886 38.20 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury 2,960 0.40%
Independent Partha Sarathi Ghosh 3,076 0.60 %
Independent Dwarka Prasad Thirani 2,254 0.40%
Independent Brajnandan Prasad 1,876 0.40 %
Independent Biswasnath Mondol 1,769 0.40 %
Majority 106,107 21.2%
Turnout 5,01,575 64.8%
CPI(M) hold Swing

By-election 1981

A by-election was held in this constituency in 1981 which was necessitated by the Death of sitting MP Dinen Bhattacharya.In the by-election, Ajit Bag of CPIM defeated his nearest rival S.M Roy of Congress by 96,549 votes.

Indian Parliamentary bye election, 1981: Serampore constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Ajit Bag 265,372
INC(I) S.M.Roy 168,823
Independent A.N.Chowdhury 2,980
Independent S.C.Mahato 1,594
Majority 96,549 7.25
Turnout
CPI(M) hold Swing

General election 1984

General Election, 1984: Serampore[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh 338,152 51.50 %
CPI(M) Ajit Bag 307,921 46.90 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury 2,960 0.40%
Independent (politician) Dwarka Thirani 2,936 0.40 %
Independent Bisarjan Prasad Koiri 2,689 0.40 %
Independent Prem Nath Thakur 1,906 0.30 %
Majority 30,231 4.5%
Turnout 6,71,287 76.7%
INC gain from CPI(M) Swing

General election 1989

General Election, 1989: Serampore[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury 426,994 52.69 %
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh 360,536 44.80 %
BJP Dwarka Prasad Thirani 11,530 1.40%
Independent Kairi Bisarjan 2,967 0.40 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury 1,928 0.20 %
Doordarshi Party Bharshi Sharma 1,336 0.20 %
Majority 66,458 8.1%
Turnout 8,20,770 77.0%
CPI(M) hold Swing

General election 1991

General Election, 1991: Serampore[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury 366,535 46.20 %
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh 322,038 40.60 %
BJP Dwarka Prasad Thirani 91,289 11.50 %
Independent Prasantasankar Ghatak 3,285 0.40 %
Independent Gautam Banerjee 2,831 0.30 %
BSP Samir Kumar Mitra 2,795 0.30 %
Independent Milan Mookherjee 1,491 0.20 %
Independent Prem Nath Thakur 1,149 0.10 %
Independent Deb Kumar Dutta 1,024 0.10 %
Independent Indrajit Seal 801 0.10 %
Majority 44,497 5.5%
Turnout 8,10,618 72.3%
CPI(M) hold Swing

General election 1996

General Election, 1996: Serampore[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 449,205 45.30 %
CPI(M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury 443,742 44.80 %
BJP Debabrata Chowdhary 60,122 6.10 %
AIIC(T) Swaraj Gopal Mukherjee 9,600 1.00%
BSP Sharad Goutam 2,673 0.30%
Independent Gopal Sarkar 1,199 0.10 %
Independent Asit Kumar Mukhopadhyay 807 0.10 %
Majority 5,463 0.6 %
Turnout 9,90,773 79.3%
INC gain from CPI(M) Swing

General election 1998

General Election, 1998: Serampore[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Akbar Ali Khandoker 439,269 44.70 %
CPI(M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury 394,658 40.10 %
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 143,999 14.70 %
Lok Shakti Ashoke Roy 4,064 0.40%
Independent Gopal Sarkar 1,252 0.10 %
Majority 44,611 4.5%
Turnout 9,98,052 76.3%
Trinamool Congress gain from INC Swing

General election 1999

General Election, 1999: Serampore[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Akbar Ali Khandoker 411,406 45.10 %
CPI(M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury 376,642 39.90 %
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 133,155 14.60 %
Independent Goutam Pyne 1,609 0.20%
Independent Harun Rashid Mullick 1,494 0.20 %
Majority 34,764 5.2%
Turnout 9,25,995 69.9%
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

General election 2004

General Election, 2004: Serampore[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Santasri Chatterjee 404,082 37.36
Trinamool Congress Akbar Ali Khandoker 384,395 35.54
INC Kesto Mukherjee 125,020 11.56
Independent Sukumar Malik 9,808 0.90
BSP Sabitri Das 6,370 0.58
RPI(A) Dilip Bhattacharya 5,400 0.49
Independent Avash Munshi 3,664 0.33
Independent Bidyut Raut 3,021 0.27
SP Indradeo Ray 2,845 0.26
JD(S) Suresh Nayek 1,640 0.15
Majority 19,687 1.84
Turnout 10,81,402 77.49
CPI(M) gain from Trinamool Congress Swing

General election 2009

General Election, 2009: Srerampur[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Kalyan Banerjee 569,725 53.48 +17.14
CPI(M) Santasri Chatterjee 432,535 39.99 +2.63
BJP Debabrata Chowdhury 38,476 3.55 N/A
Independent Sekh Soleman 14,252 1.31 N/A
AIUDF Pradip Ghosh 11,803 1.09 N/A
BSP Rakesh Kumar Gautam 7,245 0.66 +0.08
Independent Amitava Bhattacharya 3,758 0.34 N/A
Independent Chiranjit Naskar 3,648 0.33 N/A
Majority 137,190 12.68
Turnout 10,81,442 77.51
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

General election 2014

General Elections, 2014: Srerampur[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Kalyan Banerjee 614,933 39.90 -12.78
CPI(M) Tirthankar Roy 362,407 28.08 -11.91
BJP Bappi Lahiri 287,712 22.29 +18.74
INC Abdul Mannan 86,099 6.67 N/A
Independent Dr. Somnath Ghosh 6,613 0.51 N/A
Independent Raju Dey Sarkar 4,277 0.33 N/A
Indian Unity Centre Nasiruddin Mir 4,240 0.32 N/A
WPI Manasa Sen 3,406 0.26 N/A
SUCI(C) Md. Shahnawaz 2,698 0.20 N/A
Independent Kailash Naskar 2,674 0.20 N/A
Majority 2,52,526 11.81 -0.87
Turnout 12,90,433 79.46 +1.97
Trinamool Congress hold Swing -12.78


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


References

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See also