2009 Indian general election in West Bengal

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Indian general election in West Bengal, 2009

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42 seats
Turnout81.42% (Increase3.38%)
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party AITC CPI (M) INC
Alliance UPA TF UPA
Last election 1 26 6
Seats won 19 9 6
Seat change Increase 18 Decrease 17 Steady

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The Indian general election, 2009 in West Bengal were held for 42 seats with the state going to polls in the last three phases of the general elections. There was pre-poll alliance in the state between the Indian National Congress and the Trinamool Congress against the Left Front. Indian National Congress contested on 14 seats across the state whereas the Trinamool Congress contested on 27 seats[1] and SUCI(C) contested one seat. The alliance was largely successful as the Trinamool Congress, the Congress and the SUCI(C) won 19, 6 and 1 seat respectively, dislodging the Left Front, which won only 15 seats out of 42.

Alliance wise result

LF+ SEATS % UPA+ SEATS % NDA+ SEATS % OTHERS SEATS %
CPIM 9 33.1 AITC 19 31.18 BJP 1 6.14 IND 0 3.08
CPI 2 3.6 INC 6 13.45
AIFB 2 3.04 SUCI(C) 1
RSP 2 3.56
TOTAL (2009) 15 TOTAL (2009) 26 TOTAL (2009) 1 TOTAL (2009) 0
TOTAL (2004) 35 TOTAL (2004) 6 TOTAL (2004) 1 TOTAL (2004) 0

Elected MPs

No. Constituency Turnout % Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
1 Cooch Behar 84.35 Nripendra Nath Roy All India Forward Bloc
2 Alipurduars 75.96 Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party
3 Jalpaiguri 82.36 Mahendra Kumar Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4 Darjeeling 79.51 Jaswant Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Raiganj 81.05 Deepa Dasmunsi Indian National Congress
6 Balurghat 86.65 Prasanta Kumar Majumdar Revolutionary Socialist Party
7 Maldaha Uttar 83.69 Mausam Noor Indian National Congress
8 Maldaha Dakshin 78.84 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress
9 Jangipur 85.95 Abhijit Mukherjee Indian National Congress
10 Baharampur 80.70 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Indian National Congress
11 Murshidabad 88.14 Abdul Mannan Hossain Indian National Congress
12 Krishnanagar 85.50 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress
13 Ranaghat 86.30 Sucharu Ranjan Haldar All India Trinamool Congress
14 Bangaon 86.47 Gobinda Chandra Naskar All India Trinamool Congress
15 Barrackpore 80.46 Dinesh Trivedi All India Trinamool Congress
16 Dum Dum 80.49 Saugata Roy All India Trinamool Congress
17 Barasat 83.60 Kakali Ghosh Dastidar All India Trinamool Congress
18 Basirhat 86.62 Sk. Nurul Islam All India Trinamool Congress
19 Jaynagar 80.08 Tarun Mondal Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)
20 Mathurapur 85.45 Choudhury Mohan Jatua All India Trinamool Congress
21 Diamond Harbour 80.94 Somendra Nath Mitra All India Trinamool Congress
22 Jadavpur 81.47 Kabir Suman All India Trinamool Congress
23 Kolkata Dakshin 66.90 Mamata Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
24 Kolkata Uttar 64.20 Sudip Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress
25 Howrah 73.91 Ambica Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
26 Uluberia 80.68 Sultan Ahmed All India Trinamool Congress
27 Sreerampur 77.49 Kalyan Banerjee All India Trinamool Congress
28 Hooghly 82.71 Ratna De (Nag) All India Trinamool Congress
29 Arambagh 84.58 Sakti Mohan Malik Communist Party of India (Marxist)
30 Tamluk 90.32 Suvendu Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress
31 Kanthi 89.97 Sisir Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress
32 Ghatal 86.35 Gurudas Dasgupta Communist Party of India
33 Jhargram 77.19 Dr. Pulin Bihari Baske Communist Party of India (Marxist)
34 Medinipur 82.54 Prabodh Panda Communist Party of India
35 Purulia 71.91 Narahari Mahato All India Forward Bloc
36 Bankura 77.64 Acharia Basudeb Communist Party of India (Marxist)
37 Bishnupur 85.16 Susmita Bauri Communist Party of India (Marxist)
38 Bardhaman Purba 87.21 Anup Kumar Saha Communist Party of India (Marxist)
39 Bardhaman-Durgapur 83.87 Sk. Saidul Haque Communist Party of India (Marxist)
40 Asansol 71.49 Bansa Gopal Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)
41 Bolpur 82.49 Ram Chandra Dome Communist Party of India (Marxist)
42 Birbhum 83.27 Satabdi Roy All India Trinamool Congress

Analysis

Assembly segments wise lead of Parties

Party Assembly segments Position in Assembly (as of 2006 election)[2]
INC + AITC 189 51
Left Front 100 233
Bharatiya Janata Party 5 0
Others 0 12
Total 294

Postal Ballot wise lead of Parties

Party No. of Constituencies
All India Trinamool Congress 2
Left Front 38
Bharatiya Janata Party 1
Indian National Congress 1
Total 42

See also

References

  1. ^ "State-Wise Position". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  2. ^ Lok Sabha results: Numbers point to tough fight ahead in West Bengal assembly polls
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