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Bishnupur Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

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.

Bishnupur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Khan SaumitraBharatiya Janata Party6549040211565701946.25Winner
Shyamal SantraAll India Trinamool Congress578560041257897240.751st Runner-up
Khan SunilCommunist Party Of India (Marxist)10249801171026157.222nd Runner-up
Khan Narayan ChandraIndian National Congress17860072179321.263rd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above14414022144361.024th Runner-up
Basudeb SikariBahujan Mukti Party1354203135450.955th Runner-up
Ajit Kumar BauriSocialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)11210015112250.796th Runner-up
Tarani RoyIndependent11059011110700.787th Runner-up
Sanjit KhanIndependent73900673960.528th Runner-up
Jitendra Nath RoyCommunist Party Of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star64340464380.459th Runner-up

The Bishnupur Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies which was formed in 1962 and has 1,238,000 electors. The total number of electorates in the Bishnupur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 37) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,237,948 of which 647,069 are males and 590,879 are females. It has a total of seven legislative assembly segments and is reserved for the SC category. It is located in the Bankura District and is over 130 km away from Kolkata at an average height of 60 m. It is famous for terracotta temples.

As per the 2001 India census data, the total population of the area is about 62,000 of which 50% are males and 50% are females. About 11% of the population is under the age of six and the sex ratio is 914 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 69%, Bishnupur has male and female literacy rates of 77% and 61% respectively. Bengali, Hindi, Urdu and English are widely spoken in the area. Handicrafts, agriculture, etc are the popular economic activities to this majorly agrarian area. Terracotta products are particularly exclusive to the area and the tourism industry is also an important avenue for economic development. The Bishnupur Gharana is a famous school for Hindustani Classical Music and has had Royal Patronage. The National Highway, NH-60 and several state highways connect it to a large road network.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Bishnupur 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 Bishnupur constituency is Khan Saumitra of AITC.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Currentr MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201437Bishnupur(SC)Khan SaumitraMAITC578870Susmita BauriFCPM429185
200937Bishnupur(SC)Bauri,Smt. Susmita FCPM541075Seuli SahaMAITC411709

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Bishnupur Constituency

Name of MP Shri Khan Saumitra
Age 38
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Trinamool Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification Higher Secondary
Activities of Shri Khan Saumitra in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 7
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 6
Attendance N/A

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

List of Assembly Constituencies in Bishnupur Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Katulpur (SC)Indas (SC)Sonamukhi (SC)
Khandaghosh (SC) 

Last Updated on June 26, 2019