Srerampur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Srerampur
Lok Sabha Constituency
Incumbent Kalyan Banerjee
Parliamentary Party All India Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2019
Constituency Details
Established1951-present
ReservationNone
State West Bengal
Total Electors1,624,038 [1]
Assembly Constituencies Jagatballavpur
Domjur
Uttarpara
Sreerampur
Champdani
Chanditala
Jangipara

Srerampur [2] (previously known as Serampore-26 and changed to Srerampur-27 in the 2009 election) is one of the 543 Lok Sabha (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.

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Overview

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 Westbengalen Wahlkreise Lok Sabha.svg
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

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

Vidhan Sabha 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 Lok Sabha

Runner-up Info 1951-2019

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are mentioned below:

YearWinnerRunner-up
CandidatePartyCandidateParty
1951Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyaya Communist Party of India Sachindra Chaudhuri Indian National Congress [6]
1957Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress Tushar Kanti Chattopadhyaya Communist Party of India [7]
1962Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress [8]
1967B.Ghosh Indian National Congress Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) [9]
1971Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jadu Gopal Sen Communist Party of India [10]
1977Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Jadu Gopal Sen Communist Party of India [11]
1980Dinendra Nath Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) Gopal Das Nag Indian National Congress (I) [12]
1984Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress Ajit Bag Communist Party of India (Marxist) [13]
1989Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist) Bimal Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress [14]
1991Sudarsan 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 Khondkar 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]
2009 Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress Santasri Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Maarxist)
2014 Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress Tirthankar Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2019 Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress Debjit Sarkar Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

General election 1980

General Election, 1980: Serampore [12]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CPI (M) Dinen Bhattacharya292,99359.90 %
INC(I) Gopal Das Nag186,88638.20 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury2,9600.40%
IndependentPartha Sarathi Ghosh3,0760.60 %
Independent Dwarka Prasad Thirani2,2540.40%
Independent Brajnandan Prasad1,8760.40 %
Independent Biswasnath Mondol1,7690.40 %
Majority106,10721.2%
Turnout 5,01,57564.8%
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
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CPI (M) Ajit Bag265,372
INC(I) S.M.Roy168,823
Independent A.N.Chowdhury2,980
Independent S.C.Mahato1,594
Majority96,5497.25
Turnout
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1984

General Election, 1984: Serampore [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh338,15251.50 %
CPI (M) Ajit Bag307,92146.90 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury2,9600.40%
Independent (politician)Dwarka Thirani2,9360.40 %
Independent Bisarjan Prasad Koiri2,6890.40 %
Independent Prem Nath Thakur1,9060.30 %
Majority30,2314.5%
Turnout 6,71,28776.7%
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 1989

General Election, 1989: Serampore [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CPI (M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury426,99452.69 %
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh360,53644.80 %
BJP Dwarka Prasad Thirani11,5301.40%
IndependentKairi Bisarjan2,9670.40 %
Independent Amar Chowdhury1,9280.20 %
Doordarshi Party Bharshi Sharma1,3360.20 %
Majority66,4588.1%
Turnout 8,20,77077.0%
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1991

General Election, 1991: Serampore [15]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CPI (M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury366,53546.20 %
INC Bimal Kanti Ghosh322,03840.60 %
BJP Dwarka Prasad Thirani91,28911.50 %
IndependentPrasantasankar Ghatak3,2850.40 %
Independent Gautam Banerjee2,8310.30 %
BSP Samir Kumar Mitra2,7950.30 %
Independent Milan Mookherjee1,4910.20 %
Independent Prem Nath Thakur1,1490.10 %
Independent Deb Kumar Dutta1,0240.10 %
Independent Indrajit Seal8010.10 %
Majority44,4975.5%
Turnout 8,10,61872.3%
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1996

General Election, 1996: Serampore [16]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 449,20545.30 %
CPI (M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury443,74744.80 %
BJP Debabrata Chowdhary60,1226.10 %
AIIC(T)Swaraj Gopal Mukherjee9,6001.00%
BSP Sharad Goutam2,6730.30%
Independent Gopal Sarkar1,1990.10 %
Independent Asit Kumar Mukhopadhyay8070.10 %
Majority5,4630.6 %
Turnout 9,90,77379.3%
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 1998

General Election, 1998: Serampore [17]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Trinamool Congress Akbar Ali Khandoker 439,26944.70 %
CPI (M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury394,65840.10 %
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 143,99914.70 %
Lok ShaktiAshoke Roy4,0640.40%
Independent Gopal Sarkar1,2520.10 %
Majority44,6114.5%
Turnout 9,98,05276.3%
Trinamool Congress gain from INC Swing

General election 1999

General Election, 1999: Serampore [18]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AITC Akbar Ali Khandoker 411,40645.10 %
CPI (M) Sudarsan Roy Chowdhury376,65239.90 %
INC Pradip Bhattacharya 133,15514.60 %
IndependentGoutam Pyne1,6090.20%
Independent Harun Rashid Mullick1,4940.20 %
Majority34,7645.2%
Turnout 9,25,99569.9%
AITC hold Swing

General election 2004

General Election, 2004: Serampore [19]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CPI (M) Santasri Chatterjee 404,08237.36
AITC Akbar Ali Khandoker 384,39535.54
INC Kesto Mukherjee125,02011.56
Independent Sukumar Malik9,8080.90
BSP Sabitri Das6,3700.58
RPI(A) Dilip Bhattacharya5,4000.49
Independent Avash Munshi3,6640.33
Independent Bidyut Raut3,0210.27
SP Indradeo Ray2,8450.26
JD(S) Suresh Nayek1,6400.15
Majority19,6871.84
Turnout 10,81,40277.49
CPI (M) gain from AITC Swing

General election 2009

General Election, 2009: Srerampur [20]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AITC Kalyan Banerjee 569,72553.48+17.14
CPI (M) Santasri Chatterjee 432,53539.99+2.63
BJP Debabrata Chowdhury38,4763.55N/A
Independent Sekh Soleman14,2521.31N/A
AIUDF Pradip Ghosh11,8031.09N/A
BSP Rakesh Kumar Gautam7,2450.66+0.08
Independent Amitava Bhattacharya3,7580.34N/A
Independent Chiranjit Naskar3,6480.33N/A
Majority137,19012.68
Turnout 10,81,44277.51
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 2014

2014 Indian general elections: Srerampur [21]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AITC Kalyan Banerjee 514,93339.90-12.78
CPI (M) Tirthankar Roy362,40728.08-11.91
BJP Bappi Lahiri 287,71222.29+18.74
INC Abdul Mannan86,0996.67N/A
Independent Dr. Somnath Ghosh6,6130.51N/A
BSP Raju Dey Sarkar4,2770.33N/A
Indian Unity CentreNasiruddin Mir4,2400.32N/A
WPOI Manasa Sen3,4060.26N/A
SUCI(C) Md. Shahnawaz2,6980.20N/A
Independent Kailash Naskar2,6740.20N/A
Majority1,52,52611.81-0.87
Turnout 12,90,43379.46+1.97
AITC hold Swing -12.78
e    d   2014 Indian general election
West Bengal summary
PartySeats wonSeat changeVote percentage
Trinamool Congress 34Increase2.svg1539.3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2Decrease2.svg722.7
Communist Party of India 0Decrease2.svg22.3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0Decrease2.svg22.4
Forward Bloc 0Decrease2.svg22.1
Indian National Congress 4Decrease2.svg29.6
Bharatiya Janata Party 2Increase2.svg116.8
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 0Decrease2.svg10.7

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 2019

2019 Indian general election: Srerampur
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AITC Kalyan Banerjee 6,37,70745.50+5.6
BJP Adv. Debjit Sarkar5,39,17138.47+16.08
CPI (M) Tirthankar Roy1,52,28110.8-17.22
INC Debabrata Biswas32,5092.32-4.35
Majority98,536
Turnout 14,02,25978.54
AITC hold Swing
e    d   2019 Indian general election
West Bengal summary
PartySeats wonSeat changeVote percentageVote change %
AITC 22Decrease2.svg1243.00Increase2.svg4
BJP 18Increase2.svg1640.00Increase2.svg23
INC 2Decrease2.svg26.29Decrease2.svg4
Left 0Decrease2.svg27.57Decrease2.svg24

Source: Election Results 2019

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