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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.

Howrah Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Prasun BanerjeeAll India Trinamool Congress576499021257671147.18Winner
Rantidev SenguptaBharatiya Janata Party472456056047301638.71st Runner-up
Sumitro AdhikaryCommunist Party Of India (Marxist)10542101261055478.642nd Runner-up
Suvra GhoshIndian National Congress32088019321072.633rd Runner-up
Sekhar MondalIndependent64460164470.534th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above632501263370.525th Runner-up
Shailendra Kumar JaiswalIndependent39490039490.326th Runner-up
Sisir SamantaIndependent35550035550.297th Runner-up
Shyam Prasad RamIndependent20280020280.178th Runner-up
Chandra Sekhar JhaShivsena18400018400.159th Runner-up
Gautam Kumar ShawPurvanchal Janta Party (Secular)13780113790.1110th Runner-up
Debasish MandalIndependent13460113470.1111th Runner-up
Imtiaz Ahmed MollahIndependent13230013230.1112th Runner-up
Pankaj GarIndependent11790011790.113th Runner-up
Md. ShanawazSocialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)11190111200.0914th Runner-up
Kashi Nath MalickIndependent10140010140.0815th Runner-up
Kanai SitIndependent10030010030.0816th Runner-up
Ashraf AliIndependent974019750.0817th Runner-up
Sudarsan MannaSamajtantric Party Of India730007300.0618th Runner-up
Samir MondalIndependent686006860.0619th Runner-up

The Parliamentary Constituency of Howrah is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and came into being prior to the 1951 elections. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Howrah Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 25) were 1,344,746 of which 612,728 are females and 732,018 are males. It comprises of seven legislative assembly segments, of which one is reserved for SC category and has 1,344,746 electors. It is one of the 16 constituencies representing the district of Howrah the headquarters of which lies in the city of Howrah and has a total area of 1, 467 sq km.

As per the 2011 census data, the total population of the Howrah District is 4,841,638 with a male majority. The population growth rate of Howrah District was 13.31% from 2001 to 2011 and it has a population density of 2,913 persons per sq km. About 9% of the population is under the age of six and the sex ratio is 935 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 83.85%, which is higher than the national average, the male and female literacy rates of the district are 81% and 73% respectively. Bengali is the official language here while English and Hindi are also widely spoken. The National Highway NH-6 passes through this area and connects it to a large road network to the major cities in and around the state.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Howrah 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 Howrah constituency is Prasun Banerjee of AITC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201425HowrahGENPrasun BanerjeeMAITC488461Sridip BhattacharyaMCPM291505
2013Bye PolHowrahGENPrasun BanerjeeMAITC426387Sridip BhattacharyaMCPI(M) 399422
200925HowrahGENAmbica BanerjeeMAITC477449Swadesh ChakraborttyMCPM440057
200424HowrahGENSwadesh ChakraborttyMCPM489444Dr. Bikram SarkarMAITC242507
199924HowrahGENSwadesh ChakrabortyMCPM490537Dr. Kakoli Ghosh DastidarMAITC387088
199824HowrahGENDr Bikram SarkarMWBTC437224Swadesh ChakrabortyMCPM430689
199624HowrahGENPriya Ranjan Das MunsiMINC459059Susanta ChakrabortyMCPM425128
199124HowrahGENSusanta Chakraborty S/O SudhirMCPM351744Priya Ranjan Das MunshiMINC344364
198924HowrahGENSushanta ChakarbortyMCPM397138Priya Ranjan Das MunshiMINC395706
198424HowrahGENPriya Ranjan Das MunshiMINC381216Samar MukherjeeMCPM287174
198024HowrahGENSamar MukherjeeMCPM263337Nityananda DeyMINC(I)205028
197724HowrahGENSamar Mukherjee 11Dharmatala LaneMCPM236530Nityananda DeyMINC131799
197122HowrahGENSamar MukherjeeMCPM150917Mrityunjoy BanerjeeMINC125875
196722HowrahGENK. K. ChatterjeeMINC176469S. MukherjeeMCPM134175
196220HowrahGENMohammad EliasMCPI137812Krishna Kumar Chatterji MINC133876
195714HowrahGENMohammed EliasMCPI108238Santosh Kr. DuttMINC67403
195113HowrahGENSantosh Kumar DuttaMINC60929Anil Kumar(Sarkar)MCPI59163


*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Howrah Constituency

Name of MP Shri Prasun Banerjee
Age 63
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Trinamool Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.Sc.
Activities of Shri Prasun Banerjee in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 2
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 31
Attendance N/A

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



List of Assembly Constituencies in Howrah Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
BallyHowrah UttarHowrah Madhya
ShibpurHowrah DakshinSankrail (SC)
Panchla 

Last Updated on June 28, 2019