The Hooghly Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and came into being in 1951 and has 1,405,684 voters. 1,405,684 is the total electorate count in the Hooghly Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 28). Out of these 726,412 number of electorates are males and the remaining 679,272 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.It comprises of seven legislative assembly segments, of which two are reserved for the SC category. The headquarters of the Hooghly District lie in the city of Hooghly and it has a total area of 3,149 sq km. The district comprises of four sub divisions and has an average elevation of 200 m. The River Hoogly flows on the eastern border of the district. The district has enormous historical and cultural importance.
As per the 2011 India census data, the total population of the district is 5,530,000 of which 2,814,653 are males and 2,704,492 are females. The population growth rate of Hooghly District was 9.46% from 2001 to 2011 and it has a population density of 1,753 persons per sq km. About 9.66% of population is under the age of six and the sex ratio is 961 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 81.80, Hoogly has male and female literacy rates of 87.03 and 76.36% respectively. Bengali is the official language here while English and Hindi are also widely spoken. The National Highways NH-2 and NH-6 are connected to this district.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Hooghly Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Hooghly 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 Hooghly constituency is Dr. Ratna De (Nag) of AITC.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||28||Hooghly||GEN||Dr. Ratna De (Nag)||F||AITC||614312||Pradip Saha||M||CPM||425228|
|2009||28||Hooghly||GEN||Dr. Ratna De Nag||F||AITC||574022||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||492499|
|2004||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||496890||Indrani Mukherjee||M||AITC||329924|
|1999||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||440674||Tapan Das Gupta||M||AITC||428189|
|1998||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||431229||Tapan Dasgupta||M||WBTC||425113|
|1996||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||452353||Gouri Sankar Banerjee||M||INC||413856|
|1991||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||383238||Umasnkar Halder||M||INC||327579|
|1989||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rupchand Pal||M||CPM||423701||Umasankar Halder||M||INC||354154|
|1984||27||Hooghly||GEN||Indumati Bhattacharyya||F||INC||320436||Rup Chand Pal||M||CPM||309469|
|1980||27||Hooghly||GEN||Rup Chand Pal||M||CPM||280605||Santimohan Roy||M||INC(I)||202212|
|1977||27||Hooghly||GEN||Bijoy Krishna Modak||M||CPM||223818||Bishnu Charan Banerjee||M||INC||117559|
|1971||25||Hooghly||GEN||Bijoy Krishna Modak||M||CPM||202672||Phani Ghosh||M||INC||171201|
|1967||25||Hooghly||GEN||B. K. Modak||M||CPM||198229||P. K. Palit||M||INC||188659|
|1962||23||Hooghly||GEN||Provat Kar||M||CPI||108359||Nirmal Kumar Sen||M||INC||105716|
|1957||12||Hooghly||GEN||Provat Kar||M||CPI||81329||Sachindra Chowdhury||M||INC||78356|
|1951||15||Hooghly||GEN||N. C. Chatterjee||M||HMS||71798||Renuka Roy||M||INC||66898|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Hooghly Constituency
|Name of MP||Ratna De|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Trinamool Congress|
|Educational Qualification||Professional Graduate|
|Activities of Ratna De in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Hooghly Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Hooghly parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015