Bolpur


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Bolpur is DOCTOR RAM CHANDRA DOME (CPM)

Updated Election Results Details of Bolpur


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Doctor Ram Chandra Dome CPMHammer Sickle and StarEK-ER PALLYP.O.- SURIDIST.- BIRBHUM538383
Asit Kumar Mal INCHandVILL + PO + PS - MARGRAM DIST.- BIRBHUM 411501
Arjun Saha BJPLotusVILL - KALIKAPUR PO - DWARURI DIST.- BIRBHUM70084
Adara Bauri AUDFLock and KeyVILL + PO - GHURISA PS - ILLAMBAZAR DIST.- BIRBHUM21325
Professor Bijay Dalui INDBattery TorchDEPTT. OF CHEMISTRY VISVA-BHARATI PO.- SANTINIKETAN PS - BOLPUR DISTRICT - BIRBHUM PIN - 73123514581
Nihar Hazra INDCandlesVILL - DIGNAGAR PO - HARIPARA PS - AUSGRAM DIST.- BURDWAN11798
Vidyasagar Mete BSPElephantVILL - BISHNUBATI PO- SATTORE PS- PANRUI DIST.- BIRBHUM11139
Total Votes1078811


YearVoter Turnout PercentageWinner CandidatePercentagePartyRunnerup CandidatePercentageParty
2004 74.4 CHATTERJEE SOMNATH 65.56 CPM  DR. NIRMAL MAJI 25.26 AITC  
1999 76.43 Somnath Chatterjee 59.36 CPM  Suniti Chattaraj 35.53 AITC  
1998 78.55 Somnath Chatterjee 59.55 CPM  Gour Hari Chandra 27.78 WBTC  
1996 82.1 Somnath Chatterjee 60.55 CPM  Sunil Das 27.98 INC  
1991 77.17 Chatterjee Somnath 56.64 CPM  Jivan Mukhopadhyay 24.1 IND  
1989 79.2 Chatterjee Somnath 60.42 CPM  Sachinandan Sau 36.97 INC  
1984 78.26 Saradish Roy 55.09 CPM  Nihar Dutta 44.53 INC  
1980 74.04 Saradish Roy 54.97 CPM  Pranab Kumar Mukherjee 40.72 INC(I)  
1977 48.36 Saradish Roy 50.19 CPM  Durga Banerjee 36.2 CPI 


Bolpur is a municipality in Birbhum District in the state of West Bengal, India. It is 145 km north of Kolkata and is best known for the proximity to Visva Bharati, the university set up by Rabindranath Tagore the Nobel laureate poet. Given its proximity to Santiniketan and Sriniketan it is one of the seats of Culture and education in West Bengal.

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Geography

Bolpur is located at 23°40'N 87°43'E? / ?23.67°N 87.72°E? / 23.67; 87.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 58 metres (190 feet). It becomes very hot in the summer months (above 40 degrees Celsius in April to July).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Bolpur had a population of 65,659. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bolpur has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 66%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bolpur is 2km away from Shantiniketan.

Politics

Tapan Hore of RSP won the Bolpur assembly seat from 1991 to 2006, defeating Chittaranjan Rakshit of AITC in 2006, Dr, Sushobhan Banerjee of AITC in 2001, Shibshankar Banerjee if INC in 1995 and Dr, Sushobhan Banerjee representing INC in 1984. Tarapada Ghosh of RSP defeated Dr, Sushobhan Banerjee of INC in 1987. Jyotsna Kumar Gupta of RSP defeated Dr, Sushobhan Banerjee of INC in 1982 and Gourhari Chandra of INC in 1977. Bolpur assembly constituency is part of Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency). Somnath Chatterjee has won in the Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) from 1989 to 2004. As per orders of the Delimitation Commission Bolpur assembly, No. 286, constituency will be part of Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) and will be composed of the following: Illambazar CD Block, Bolpur municipality and Raipur Supur, Ruppur and Sattor gram panchayats of Bolpur–Sriniketan CD Block. Bahiri Panchshowa, Kankalitala, Kasba, Sarpalehana Albandha, Sian Muluk and Singhee gram panchayats of Bolpur–Sriniketan CD Block will form part of Nanoor assembly constituency.
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