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Purulia Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of the state of West Bengal. The total number of electorates in the Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 35) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,257,799 of which 649,056 are males and 608,743 are females. It was formed prior to the 1951 elections and comprises of seven segments. The city of Purulia lies on the northern banks of Kasai River and is well known for its landscapes. It is also the location of the district headquarters of Purulia District. The district stands at an average elevation of 228m and covers an area of over 6,000 sq km.

Purulia City has a population of over 290,000 with around 10% population below the age of six. About 52% of the population is male and the sex ratio of the area is 955 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Purulia is around 65%. This city has numerous schools and colleges and is the home of the famous St. Xavier School. This city is famous for its Chhau dance and is an important tourist destination and has various waterfalls and hills. Due to high amount of iron in the soil, the major industries in the area are that of steel, cement and power. It is well connected to the cities around through rail and road. National Highway NH-32 and various state highways connect the city to nearby cities.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Purulia Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Purulia 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 Purulia constituency is Dr. Mriganka Mahato of AITC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201435PuruliaGENDr. Mriganka MahatoMAITC468277Narahari MahatoMAIFB314400
200935PuruliaGENMahato,Shri Narahari MAIFB399201Shantiram MahatoMINC379900
2006Bye PolPuruliaGENNarahari MahatoMAIFB378501Shantiram Mahato MINC291468
200434PuruliaGENBir Singh MahatoMAIFB341057Shantiram MahatoMINC195339
199934PuruliaGENBirsingh MahatoMFBL351143Tapati MahatoMBJP176273
199834PuruliaGENBir Singh Mahat0MFBL376313Nepal MahataMINC219176
199634PuruliaGENBir Sing MahatoMFBL375559Gobinda MukherjeeMINC265689
199134PuruliaGENChitta Ranjan MahataMFBL336105Sanat MukherjeeMINC210165
1991Bye PolPuruliaGENB. MahatoMFBL356604K.P.S.DeoMINC222868
198934PuruliaGENChitta Ranjan MahataMFBL379191Sitaram MahatoMINC240296
198434PuruliaGENChittaranjan MahataMFBL261460K.P. Singh DeoMINC247709
198034PuruliaGENChitta Ranjan MahataMFBL227453Ram Pada SinghaMINC(I)122561
197734PuruliaGENChittaranjan MahataMFBL200985Pashupati MahatoMINC84433
197132PuruliaGENDebendra Nath MahataMINC130264Bhajahari Mahato MLSS54221
196732PuruliaGENB. MahatoMIND120189S. Mahato MINC88784
196229PuruliaGENBhajahari MahatoMLSS68295Sagar Chandra MahatoMINC60882
195710PuruliaGENBibhuti Bhusan Das GuptaMIND75890Mahato Nagendra Nath Singh DeoMINC56698

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Purulia Constituency

Name of MP Dr. Mriganka Mahato
Age 55
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Trinamool Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.B.B.S., D.O. (Ophthalmology)
Activities of Dr. Mriganka Mahato in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 5
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 8
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Purulia Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Purulia parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Purulia Manbazar (ST)Kashipur
Para (SC) 

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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