Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency


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Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Jalpaiguri in West Bengal. While six assembly segments of No. 3 Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Jalpaiguri district, one assembly segment is in Cooch Behar district. The constituency is reserved for Scheduled castes (SC).

1 Assembly segments
2 Election results
3 Results prior to 2009


Assembly segments


As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 3 Jalpaiguri, reserved for Scheduled castes (SC), is composed of the following segments from 2009:

Mekliganj (SC) (assembly constituency no. 1)
Dhupguri (SC) (assembly constituency no. 15)
Maynaguri (SC) (assembly constituency no. 16)
Jalpaiguri (SC) (assembly constituency no. 17)
Rajganj (SC) (assembly constituency no. 18)
Dabgram-Phulbari (assembly constituency no. 19)
Mal (ST) (assembly constituency no. 20)

In 2004 Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:

Mekliganj (SC) (assembly constituency no. 1)
Dhupguri (SC) (assembly constituency no. 15)
Maynaguri (SC) (assembly constituency no. 17)
Mal (ST) (assembly constituency no. 18)
Kranti (assembly constituency no. 19)
Jalpaiguri (assembly constituency no. 20)
Rajganj (SC) (assembly constituency no. 21)


Election results


General Election, 2009: Jalpaiguri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Mahendra Kumar Roy 469,613 45.54
Congress Sukhbilas Barma 381,242 36.97
BJP Dwipendra Nath Pramanik 94,373 9.15
NCP Dr. Dhirendra Nath Das 25,308 2.45
Independent Hari Bhakta Sardar 19,295 1.87
BSP Santi Kumar Sarkar 14,802 1.44
Independent Prithwiraj Roy 8,271 0.80
SWJP Satyen Prasad Roy 6,471 0.52
Independent Chinmay Sarkar 6,206 0.60
AMB Pabitra Moitra 5,709 0.55
Turnout 1,031,290 82.36
CPI(M) hold Swing


 Indian general election, 2009
West Bengal summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 19 Increase18
Indian National Congress 6 Increase0
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 9 Decrease17
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Decrease1
Forward bloc 2 Decrease1
Bharatiya Janata Party 1 Increase1

Source: List of successful candidates in General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha
Statitical Report on General Elections 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha


Results prior to 2009

Results of elections held prior to 2009 are summarised below:


1962-1971


The winners are shown below.
Year Winner Party
1962 Nalini Ranjan Ghosh Congress
1967 B.N.Katham Congress
1971 Tuna Oraon Congress


1977-2004


Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1977[7] Khagendra Nath Dasgupta Independent Maya Ray Indian National Congress
1980 Subodh Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sriram Singh Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Manik Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist) Arun Moitra Indian National Congress
1989 Manik Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sriram Singh Indian National Congress
1991 Jitendra Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist) Tushar Kanti Choudhuri Indian National Congress
1996 Jitendra Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist) Deb Prasad Roy Indian National Congress
1998 Minati Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kalyan Chakraborty Trinamool Congress
1999 Minati Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kalyan Chakraborty All India Trinamool Congress
2004 Minati Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist) Parash Datta All India Trinamool Congress

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