One of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of the state of West Bengal, Barrackpur (or Barrackpore) is a city in the North 24 Parganas district of the State. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Barrackpur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 15) were 1,081,237 of which 488,163 are females and 593,074 are males. It was formed prior to the elections of the year 1951 and comprises of seven segments. The city of Barrackpore lies on the eastern bank of the river Ganga. It is located about 24 kms from Kolkata and is located in the Ganges-Brahamaputra delta region of the state. It stands at an elevation of 15 m and covers an area of over 25 sq km.
The city has a population of over 150,000 with around 8% of the population under the age of six. About 53% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 886 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Barrackpore is 81% and the city is considered to be an important military center and is home to the oldest cantonment in India and Police Training academy in West Bengal. Barrackpore has always been the center for small scale cottage and handicrafts. Primary industries in the area are of jute and agriculture. This city is also famous for the oldest water treatment plant. National Highways NH-34 and NH-35, and some major State Highways connect the city to several major towns and cities.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Barrackpore Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Barrackpore parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Barrackpore constituency is Shri Dinesh Trivedi of AITC.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||15||Barrackpore||GEN||Dinesh Trivedi||M||AITC||479206||Subhashini Ali||M||CPM||272433|
|2009||15||Barrackpore||GEN||Trivedi,Shri Dinesh||M||AITC||428699||Tarit Baran Topdar||M||CPM||372675|
|2004||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Baran Topdar||M||CPM||443048||Arjun Singh||M||AITC||277977|
|1999||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Baran Topdar||M||CPM||399269||Jayanta Bhattacharya||M||AITC||358494|
|1998||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Baran Topdar||M||CPM||383054||Adhikary Tarun||M||WBTC||355097|
|1996||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Baran Topdar||M||CPM||399466||Ghosal Debi||M||INC||348572|
|1991||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Barban Topdar||M||CPM||324025||Devi Ghoshal||M||INC||264173|
|1989||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Tarit Baran Topder||M||CPM||364424||Debi Ghosal||M||INC||327333|
|1984||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Debi Ghosal||M||INC||323483||Mohammed Amin||M||CPM||269814|
|1980||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Mahammed Ismail||M||CPM||266698||Devi Ghosal||M||INC(I)||162773|
|1977||19||Barrackpore||GEN||Sougata Roy||M||INC||295551||Mahammad Ismail||M||CPM||154537|
|1971||18||Barrackpore||GEN||Md. Ismail||M||CPM||284590||Renu Chakraborty||M||CPI||200815|
|1967||18||Barrackpore||GEN||M. Ismail||M||CPM||162231||R. Chakraborty||M||CPI||136319|
|1962||11||Barrackpore||GEN||Renu Chakraborty||F||CPI||228318||Ram Dhari Singh||M||INC||133894|
|1957||26||Barrackpore||GEN||Bimal Coomar Ghose||M||PSP||132906||Labanya Prova Dutta||M||INC||87879|
|1951||21||Barrackpore||GEN||Das Ramananda||M||INC||81585||Ghosh Debprasad||M||BJS||30081|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
List of Assembly Constituencies in Barrackpore Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Barrackpore parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015