Howrah Lok Sabha Constituency


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Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Howrah in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Howrah district.

1 Assembly segments
2 Election results
3 Results prior to 2009


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. 25 Howrah is composed of the following segments:

Bally (AC 169)
Howrah Uttar (AC 170)
Howrah Madhya (AC 171)
Shibpur (AC 172)
Howrah Dakshin (AC 173)
Sankrail (SC) (AC 174)
Panchla (AC 175).

Prior to delimitation, Howrah Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:

Bally (Assembly Constituency no. 161)
Howrah North(AC 162)
Howrah Central (AC 163)
Howrah South (AC 164)
Shibpur (AC 165)
Domjur (AC 166)
Sankrail (SC) (AC 169)


Election results


2013 By-election


In 2013, a by-election was necessitated by the death of sitting MP Ambica Banerjee.
By-Election 2013: Howrah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Trinamool Congress Prasun Banerjee 426,387 44.67 -3.33
CPI(M) Sridip Bhattacharya 399,422 41.85 -2.45
Congress Sanatan Mukherjee 96,743 10.13 +10.13
Independent Ranjan Paul 8921
Independent Rajesh Prasad 7491
SUCI(C) Gobardhan Manna 2862
Independent Goutam Kumar Mondol 2571
Independent Mrityunjoy Sarkar 2023
Independent Jamal Ahmed 1818
RJSP Ranjita Singh 1688
STPI Sudarshan Manna 1540
Independent Bapi Naskar 1497
Independent Partha Seneti 1418
Turnout 957,381 65.95
Trinamool Congress hold Swing


2009 General Elections


General Election, 2009: Howrah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Trinamool Congress Ambica Banerjee 3,77,449
CPI(M) Swadesh Chakrabortty 3,40,057
BJP Polly Mukherjee 2,37,703
Samajwadi Party Bijoy Uppadhya 8,615
Independent Subarna Chakraborty 8,180
BSP Ramavtar Gupta 5,682
Independent Manoj Kumar Paswan 3,710
Independent Sanjay Makal 2,603
Independent Sanatan Bag 2,318
Independent Narad Pandit 1,459
Independent Goutam Gayen 1,423
STPI Sudarshan Manna 1,207
Independent Gaurab Saha 1,206
Independent Abdul Momin Sekh 1,176
Independent Gora Chand Koley 1,000
Turnout 993,958 73.91
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) 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 prior to 2009 are summarised below:


1951-1971


The winners are shown below.
Year Winner Party
1951 Santosh Kumar Dutta Congress
1957 Mohammed Ilias CPI
1962 Mohammed Ilias CPI
1967 K.K.Chatterjee Congress
1971 Samar Mukherjee CPI(M)


1977-2004


Year Winner Runner-up
Candidate Party Candidate Party
1977 [11] Samar Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nityananda Dey Indian National Congress
1980 Samar Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nityananda Dey Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Priyaranjan Dasmunsi Indian National Congress Samar Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1989 Sushanta Chakarborty Communist Party of India (Marxist) Priyaranjan Dasmunshi Indian National Congress
1991 Sushanta Chakarborty Communist Party of India (Marxist) Priyaranjan Dasmunshi Indian National Congress
1996 Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Indian National Congress Sushanta Chakarborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1998 Bikram Sarkar Trinamool Congress Swadesh Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1999 Swadesh Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar All India Trinamool Congress
2004 Swadesh Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist) Bikram Sarkar All India Trinamool Congress
2009 Ambica Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress Swadesh Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)

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