Jhargram


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Jhargram is PULIN BIHARI BASKE (CPM)

Updated Election Results Details of Jhargram


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Pulin Bihari Baske CPMHammer Sickle and StarVILL+P.O-MENAKAPURDIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPURMENAKAPUR545231
Amrit Hansda INCHandVIIAGE-RAGHUNATHPUR P.O-JHARGRAM DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR RAGHUNATHPUR252886
Chunibala Hansda JKP(N)NagaraVILLAGE-ANKRO P.O-BINPUR P.S-BINPUR DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR ANKRO48175
Nabendu Mahali BJPLotusRENY ROAD DHOGBGHATA P.O+PS+DIST-PURULIA DHOGBHATA45425
Aditya Kisku INDRailway EngineVILLAGE-KARAPARA P.O-ROUTORA DIST-BANKURA KARAPARA26945
Susil Mandi INDBattery TorchVILLAGE-NANDALALPUR P.O-ANDHARIA P.S.-BINPUR DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR NANDLALPUR19198
Sunil Murmu INDBasketVILLAGE-CHAGULIA P.O-DHAMCHA P.S-GOALTORE DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR12536
Panchanan Hansda BSPElephantVILLAGE-GONDAPAL P.O-BELPAHARI DIST-PASCHIM MEDINIPUR GONDAPAL7978
Total Votes958374


YearVoter Turnout PercentageWinner CandidatePercentagePartyRunnerup CandidatePercentageParty
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 


Jhargram is a subdivisional municipality in the Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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History

Legend 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.

Geography

Jhargram is located at 22°27'N 86°59'E? / ?22.45°N 86.98°E? / 22.45; 86.98. 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 interest

Rohini: 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.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[2], 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.

Politics

Current 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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