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Ghatal 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.

Ghatal Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Adhikari Deepak (Dev)All India Trinamool Congress717407055271795948.22Winner
Bharati GhoshBharatiya Janata Party6085230146360998640.971st Runner-up
Tapan GanguliCommunist Party Of India969430117970606.522nd Runner-up
Khandakar Md. Saifullah (Saiful)Indian National Congress32793046328392.213rd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above13796014138100.934th Runner-up
Surajit SenapatiBahujan Samaj Party76460476500.515th Runner-up
Dinesh MaikapSocialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)528301853010.366th Runner-up
Ujjwal Kumar GhatakShivsena42090442130.287th Runner-up

Ghatal Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and was formed prior to the 1951 elections. The total number of electorates in the Ghatal Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 32) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,354,861 of which 659,272 are males and 695,589 are females. It is divided into seven segments, two of which are reserved for the SC category and is part of the Paschim Medinipur District. It has a total of 1,355,000 voters. It has an elevation of 5 m and is situated at the conflux of the Shilabati, Jhumi and Dwarekeswar rivers. It is the headquarters of the Ghatal subdivision and is situated near the Rupnayaran River.

Ghatal has a total population of over 51,000 as of 2001 census with a 52% majority of males and 48% females. It has a sex ratio of 960 females per 1000 males. It has a majority of Hindus. With a literacy rate of 76%, Ghatal has a male literacy rate of 83% and a female literacy rate of 69%. Bengali, Hindi, English and Urdu are prevalent here. Most of the economy of the area is dependent on agriculture, fishing, handiwork and food produce. Paddy, wheat and potato are the major cultivation interests while fishing is also an important occupation. The city has an extensive road network and is served by several state highways connecting it to nearby destinations in and around the state.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Ghatal 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 Ghatal constituency is Shri Adhikari Deepak (Dev) of AITC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201432GhatalGENAdhikari Deepak (Dev)MAITC685696Santosh RanaMCPI424805
200932GhatalGENDasgupta,Shri Gurudas MCPI625923Nure Alam ChowdhuryMAITC478739
197127GhatalGENJagadish BhattacharyyaMCPM128366Parihal Ghosh MINC127044
196727GhatalGENG. ParimalMINC138572P. KarMCPI109662
196224GhatalGENSachindra Nath ChoudhuryMINC179045Manoranjan Roy MCPI148207
195716GhatalGENNikunja Behari MaityMINC165597Nikunja ChowdhuryMCPI112025
19519GhatalGENChowdhury Nikunja BehariMCPI73435Basu Maitreyee MINC68916

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

List of Assembly Constituencies in Ghatal Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Panskura PaschimSabangPingla
DebraDaspurGhatal (SC)
Keshpur (SC) 

Last Updated on June 26, 2019