The Medinipur Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and came into existence prior to the elections of the year 1951 and currently has a total of 1,262,983 electors. The Medinipur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 34) has a total of 1,262,983 electorates out of which 615,364 are females and 647,619 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It consists of seven legislative assembly segments, of which one is reserved for the ST category. Medinipur is a city and the headquarters of the Paschim Medinipur, located along the Kangsabati River. It is located at a height of 23 meters at a distance of 30 km from Arabari forest range.
As per the 2011 census data, the total population of Medinipur is about 170,000 of which 85,362 are males and 83,700 are females. About 10% is below the age of six and the sex ratio is 960 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 90%, the male and female literacy rates are 92% and 83% respectively. Bengali is the official language while English, Hindi, Marwari and Urdu are widely spoken. Several traditional and contemporary centers of education are available here. It features a mostly agrarian economy and also has many businesses in and around the town. Railways are the easiest mode of transport while several state highways connect it to an extensive road network.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Medinipur Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Medinipur 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 Medinipur constituency is Sandhya Roy< of AITC.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Currentr MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||34||Medinipur||GEN||Sandhya Roy||F||AITC||579860||Prabodh Panda||M||CPI||395194|
|2009||34||Medinipur||GEN||Panda,Shri Prabodh||M||CPI||493021||Dipak Kumar Ghosh||M||AITC||445004|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Medinipur Constituency
|Name of MP||Sandhya Roy|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Trinamool Congress|
|Educational Qualification||Under Matric|
|Activities of Sandhya Roy 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 Medinipur Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Medinipur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015