|Winner of General Elections 2009 in Jhargram is PULIN BIHARI BASKE (CPM)|
|Pulin Bihari Baske||CPM||Hammer Sickle and Star||VILL+P.O-MENAKAPURDIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPURMENAKAPUR||545231|
|Amrit Hansda||INC||Hand||VIIAGE-RAGHUNATHPUR P.O-JHARGRAM DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR RAGHUNATHPUR||252886|
|Chunibala Hansda||JKP(N)||Nagara||VILLAGE-ANKRO P.O-BINPUR P.S-BINPUR DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR ANKRO||48175|
|Nabendu Mahali||BJP||Lotus||RENY ROAD DHOGBGHATA P.O+PS+DIST-PURULIA DHOGBHATA||45425|
|Aditya Kisku||IND||Railway Engine||VILLAGE-KARAPARA P.O-ROUTORA DIST-BANKURA KARAPARA||26945|
|Susil Mandi||IND||Battery Torch||VILLAGE-NANDALALPUR P.O-ANDHARIA P.S.-BINPUR DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR NANDLALPUR||19198|
|Sunil Murmu||IND||Basket||VILLAGE-CHAGULIA P.O-DHAMCHA P.S-GOALTORE DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR||12536|
|Panchanan Hansda||BSP||Elephant||VILLAGE-GONDAPAL P.O-BELPAHARI DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR GONDAPAL||7978|
|Year||Voter Turnout Percentage||Winner Candidate||Percentage||Party||Runnerup Candidate||Percentage||Party|
|2004||77.25||RUPCHAND MURMU||64.01||CPM||NITYANANDA HEMBRAM||19.83||AITC|
|1999||81.01||Rupchand Murmu||50.82||CPM||Dakhin Murmu||37.09||AITC|
|1998||84.59||Murmu Rupchand||56.78||CPM||Samay Mandi||20.99||WBTC|
|1996||87.71||Rupchand Murmu||60.28||CPM||Subodh Hansda||17.16||INC|
|1991||78.08||Rupchand Murmu||55.79||CPM||Amiya Kisku||33.18||JKP|
|1989||81.09||Matilal Hansda||56.98||CPM||Panchanan Hansda||23.92||INC|
|1984||78.83||Motilal Hansda||50.48||CPM||Amiya Kumar Kisku||37.4||INC|
|1980||76.24||Hasada Matilal||52.51||CPM||Tushar Tudu||32.52||INC(I)|
|1977||62.26||Jadunath Kisku||46.34||CPM||Amiya Kumar Kisku||32.51||INC|
HistoryLegend has it around 1577A.D a Rajput prince from Rajasthan Sarveshwar Singh who was one the officers in Man Sigh's army who came to capture Bengal on behalf of the Mughal emperor Akbar the great. He belonged to the Kshtriya Chandra Vansha Chauhan clan of Rajputs . He defeated the tribal rulers the Mals and adopted the surname Malladeb.Around 1750A.D. the East India company came to conquer Jhargram from Midnapore but the Raja tried to defend his kingdom and finally surrendered to the British as it was agreed that he could rule Jhargram under British regime by a monthly taxation amount. At that time Jhargram was covered by deep forest and was known as Jharikhanda region it began to develop into a township in the 19th century initiated by the Raja of Jhargram with the help of the British government. It was in 1930's that Jhargram developed into a township and had it's golden period as it was among the wealthiest princely estates in Bengal. Jhargram was ruled by the Rajputs till 1950A.D before India became a republic nation. Raja Narasingha Malla Ugal Sanda Deb assended the last throne of Jhargram. Source: Dept of Archives, Jhargram Raj Palace.
GeographyJhargram is located at . It has an average elevation of 81 metres (265 feet). This city is surrounded with dense Saal forests and situated on Howrah Mumbai main railway line
Place of interestRohini: This is a historical village situated in the bank of Subarnarekha River. Birth place of famous Vaishnav saint Rashikanandaji maharaj. Jhargram Raj Palace,Sri Sri Savitri Mandir,Deer Park,Jungal Mahal,Rose Garden ,MPS farm ,Chilkigarh,Sri Sri Kanak Durga Mandir,Kanrajhor,Sutan Forest,Jhilimili. Gopivallavpur,Rameshwar Shiv mandir,Tapovan.
DemographicsAs of 2001[update] India census, Jhargram had a population of 53,158. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jhargram has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 71%. In Jhargram, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
PoliticsCurrent MLA from Jhargram assembly constituency is Amar Basu of CPI(M), who won the seat in State elections of 2006. Previous MLAs from this constituency include Mina Sanatani of CPI(M) in 2001, Buddhadeb Bhakat of CPI(M) in 1996 and 1991, Abani Bhushan Satpathi of CPI(M) in 1987 and 1982, and Ramchandra Satpathy of CPI(M) who had won this seat in 1977.
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