Reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste community, the Karimganj Parliamentary constituency is one of the most politically vibrant and historic Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam. The total number of electorates in the Karimganj Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 1) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,068,811 of which 562,597 are males and 506,214 are females.It is spread across the entire district of Karimganj, which is an administrative district of Assam.
The historically rich city of Karimganj is also the administrative headquarters of the district, besides being the municipal board and main town of the eponymous district. Karimganj played a pivotal role during the anti-British struggle for independence in the country, especially during the Partition phase, when Karimganj was reorganized to become part of the new country of East Pakistan. The Karimganj district, as we know it today, became a district in Assam only in the year 1983. This parliamentary constituency is situated on the south-western regions of the state, and is an entry point to the state of Tripura. With a population of over 12 lakh people, the Karimganj Parliamentary constituency is one of the most influential centres of trade and commerce in the state, owing to its expansive river ports, which act as a bridge between India and Bangladesh. Eight Assembly constituencies, which are further divided into 96 Gram Panchayats, make up the Karimganj Parliamentary constituency. The total number of voters in the constituency, according to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, is 6,85,420.
Karimganj Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Kripanath Mallah||Bharatiya Janata Party||471946||0||1100||473046||44.62||Winner|
|Radheshyam Biswas||All India United Democratic Front||434519||0||138||434657||41||1st Runner-up|
|Swarup Das||Indian National Congress||120293||0||159||120452||11.36||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||6548||0||7||6555||0.62||3rd Runner-up|
|Chandan Das||All India Trinamool Congress||4848||0||22||4870||0.46||4th Runner-up|
|Satyajit Das||Independent||2986||0||2||2988||0.28||5th Runner-up|
|Harilal Rabidas||Independent||2821||0||1||2822||0.27||6th Runner-up|
|Parikshit Roy||Independent||2765||0||0||2765||0.26||7th Runner-up|
|Nikhil Ranjan Das||Hindusthan Nirman Dal||2518||0||1||2519||0.24||8th Runner-up|
|Raju Das||Independent||2107||0||4||2111||0.2||9th Runner-up|
|Ramnarayan Suklabaidya||Independent||1795||0||0||1795||0.17||10th Runner-up|
|Rabindra Chandra Das||Independent||1714||0||5||1719||0.16||11th Runner-up|
|Ajoy Kumar Sarkar||All India Forward Bloc||1537||0||1||1538||0.15||12th Runner-up|
|Probash Chandra Sarkar||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||1165||0||1||1166||0.11||13th Runner-up|
|Anupam Singha||Independent||1057||0||12||1069||0.1||14th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Karimganj Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Karimganj 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 Karimganj constituency is Radheshyam Biswas of AUDF.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Radheshyam Biswas ||M ||AUDF ||362866 ||Krishna Das ||M ||BJP ||260772|
|2009||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Suklabaidya,Shri Lalit Mohan ||M||INC||259717||Rajesh Mallah||M||AUDF||251797|
|2004||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya||M||INC||321059||Parimal Sukla Baidya||M||BJP||229111|
|1999||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Nepal Chandra Das||M||INC||336799||Parimal Suklabaidya||M||BJP||294540|
|1998||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Nepal Chandra Das||M||INC||288643||Swapan Kumar Das||M||BJP||278175|
|1996||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Dwaraka Nath Das||M||BJP||224229||Sabita Das||M||INC||191480|
|1991||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Dwarka Nath Das||M||BJP||231810||Jatindra Chandra Das||M||JD||182057|
|1985||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Sudarsan Das||M||ICS||230823||Nihar Ranjan Laskar||M||INC||156402|
|1980||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Nihar Ranjan Laskar||M||INC(I)||130933||Kamdeb Das||M||CPM||58146|
|1977||1||Karimganj||(SC)||Nihar Ranjan Laskar||M||INC||127454||Lilamoy Das||M||BLD||97154|
|1971||2||Karimganj||(SC)||Nihar Ranjan Laskar||M||INC||149328||Harinarayan Rabidas||M||CPM||27582|
|1967||2||Karimganj||(SC)||N. R. Laskar||M||INC||171048||M. Choudhury ||M||IND||94125|
|1962||2||Karimganj||(SC)||Nihar Ranjan Laskar||M||INC||112584||Mukteswar Choudhury||M||IND||62059|
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Karimganj parliamentary constituency.