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Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence  1967-present
Elected Year  2014
Member of parliament  Aparupa Poddar
Male electors  833,629
Reservation  Reserved for SC
Total Electors  1,600,293
State  West Bengal
Female electors  766,664
Current MP  Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali)
Assembly Constituencies  Haripal Tarakeswar Pursurah Arambag (SC) Goghat (SC) Khanakul Chandrakona (SC)
Party  All India Trinamool Congress
Last election  Indian general election, 2014
Assembly segments  Arambag, Pursurah, Tarakeswar, Khanakul, Haripal, Goghat, Chandrakona

Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Arambagh in West Bengal. While six assembly segments of No. 29 Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Hooghly district one segment is in Paschim Medinipur district. The seat was earlier an open seat but from 2009 it was reserved for scheduled castes.



In the 2004 Lok Sabha polls Anil Basu of CPI(M) won the Arambagh seat by a margin of 592,502 votes, which remains the highest ever victory margin in Lok Saba polls in the country.Narendra Modi of BJP won the Vadodara seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by 570,128 votes.

Assembly segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, parliamentary constituency no. 29 Arambag, reserved for Scheduled castes (SC), is composed of the following assembly segments:

  • Haripal (assembly constituency no. 196)
  • Tarakeswar (assembly constituency no. 198)
  • Pursurah (assembly constituency no. 199)
  • Arambag (SC) (assembly constituency no. 200)
  • Goghat (SC) (assembly constituency no. 201)
  • Khanakul (assembly constituency no. 202)
  • Chandrakona (SC) (assembly constituency no. 232)
  • Prior to delimitation Arambagh Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:Tarakeswar (assembly constituency no. 185), Pursurah (assembly constituency no. 192), Khanakul (SC) (assembly constituency no. 193), Arambagh (assembly constituency no. 194), Goghat (SC) (assembly constituency no. 195), Chandrakona (assembly constituency no. 196), Ghatal (SC) (assembly constituency no. 197)

    Source: General Election to the Lok Sabha 2014 - State wise seats won & valid votes polled by political parties
    General Elections 2009 to the 15th Lok Sabha - Party wise seats won and votes polled

    General elections 1967-2009

    Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are mentioned below:


    Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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