Purulia


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Purulia is NARAHARI MAHATO (AIFB)

Updated Election Results Details of Purulia


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Narahari Mahato AIFBLionVILL : SELANI P.O. RAMAMATI P.S. JOYPUR DIST- PURULIA 399201
Shantiram Mahato INCHandVILL & P.O. GARAPHUSRA DISTRICT - PURULIA 379900
Ajit Prasad Mahato JMMBow & ArrowVILL:- HETGUGUI P.O. HETGUGUI P.S. ARSHA DISTRICT - PURULIA 30799
Sayantan Basu BJPLotusAC-54 (B-3) SALT LAKE CITY KOLKATA - 700 064 KOLKATA21509
Asit Baran Mahato BSPElephantVILL & P.O. - CHATARMOHUL PS.-RAGHUNATHPUR DIST- PURULIA 20499
Mrityunjay Mahato INDTelevisionVILL - SUBHAS NAGAR (GARAPHUSRA) P.O.- GARAPHUSRA DISTRICT - PURULIA 15716
Mukesh Sahu INDBananaVILL & P.O. TULIN P.S. JHALDA DISTRICT - PURULIA 9183
Bisambar Mura INDBattery TorchVILL- BETOD P.O. TORANG DISTRICT - PURULIA 8739
Abhiram Besra JDPNagaraVILL - DUMDUMI P.O. SUNURI P.S. SANTURI DISTRICT - PURULIA 6857
Abinash Saren AMBCandlesVILL:-DAMRUGUTU PO.-BARAMETYALA PS- KOTSHILA DIST.- PURULIA 2942
Dhiren Rajak INDKiteUDDANPALLY BIRIBARI KETIKA DISTRICT - PURULIA 2876
Amulya Ratan Mahato INDJugVILL - AMDIHA (JADURDIH) P.O. - SIMLA DISTRICT - PURULIA 2354
Dhiren Chandra Mahato JD(U)ArrowVILL & P.O. MOSINA P.S. JHALDA DISTRICT - PURULIA 2080
Umacharan Mahato INDBatVILL- DAKHINBAHAL P.O. DUMDUMI P.S. PURULIA (MUFFASIL) DISTRICT - PURULIA 1863
Total Votes904518


YearVoter Turnout PercentageWinner CandidatePercentagePartyRunnerup CandidatePercentageParty
2004 70.15 BIR SINGH MAHATO 48.99 AIFB  SHANTIRAM MAHATO 28.06 INC  
1999 68.67 Birsingh Mahato 51.55 FBL  Tapati Mahato 25.88 BJP  
1998 75.14 Bir Singh Mahat0 51.26 FBL  Nepal Mahata 29.86 INC  
1996 79.18 Bir Sing Mahato 51.02 FBL  Gobinda Mukherjee 36.09 INC  
1991 73.46 Chitta Ranjan Mahata 51.53 FBL  Sanat Mukherjee 32.22 INC  
1989 77.3 Chitta Ranjan Mahata 56.01 FBL  Sitaram Mahato 35.49 INC  
1984 73.92 Chittaranjan Mahata 47.99 FBL  K.p. Singh Deo 45.47 INC  
1980 61.2 Chitta Ranjan Mahata 54.78 FBL  Ram Pada Singha 29.52 INC(I)  
1977 52.1 Chittaranjan Mahata 68.33 FBL  Pashupati Mahato 28.7 INC 


Purulia (also spelled Puruliya) is a town located in West Bengal state, India. It is the location of the district headquarters of Purulia district. Purulia is located on the north of the Kasai river and is a major road and railway junction. Purulia municipality was constituted in 1876.

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Geography

Purulia is located at 23°20'N 86°22'E? / ?23.33°N 86.37°E? / 23.33; 86.37. It has an average elevation of 228 metres (748 feet). Summers are extremely hot and dry with temperatures randing from lows of 23 °C to highs above 45 °C. Winters are very dry and cool with daily temperatures randing from 3 °C to 20 °C. Most of the rainfall occurs during the wet monsoons which often lead to waterlogging problems.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Puruliya had a population of 113,766. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Puruliya has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 60%, one of the highest literacy rate in India. In Puruliya, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Languages spoken commonly here are Bengali.

History

Purulia entered the news in December 1995, when a Latvian aircraft dropped a large consignment of arms into its vicinity. Several days later, when the plane re-entered Indian airspace, it was intercepted by the MiG21 Indian Air force Jet planes, and its crew were captured. It was believed that the arms were intended for the Hindu cult Anand Marg ("Happy Path"), but proof of this could not be established. The crew of the aircraft consisted of five Latvian citizens and Peter Bleach, a British citizen. They were arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment. Following the intervention of Russian authorities, the Latvian crew (ethnic Russians) were later pardoned and released in 2000. Purulia is also famous for the prestigious institution named Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith. This is a residential school for boys with the calm environment of ancient gurukul system which was the ideology of Swami Vivekananda. Purulia also has famous Sainik School on Ranchi Road. Another Residential School is GRK DAV based on the ideologies of Arya Samaj founded by Swami Dayananda.The Assembly of God Church School constituting the mornnig batch(Bhatbhandh)and Day batch(Ranchi Road) is also well known.But the oldest of the schools is Purulia Zilla School which was established in the year 1856.

Transport

Puruliya has one of the best railway stations in West Bengal. Most of the long distance trains stop here. From Puruliya, one can go to Delhi (via Bokaro Steel City), to Orissa (via Kharagpur) or to Asansol or Chakradharpur. There is also link railway link to Kolkata via. Burdwan. The station is a junction and is about 1.5 Km from the town-centre.

Education

Purulia is richly supplied with a number of good educational institutions. The Purulia Zila (meaning District) School is the state government boys school here, and the Rastriya Girls Schools is its counterpart. The Assembly of God Church School here is a nursery to XII school which follows the CBSE syllabus pattern and is compositely affiliated to it. The Rajasthan school is another important school in this region. The Purulia Sainik School is another important school belonging to Central Government of India, where students are prepared for recruiting them to Indian Army. This school too, is affiliated to CBSE. The Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith here is prestigious institution, which is about 6 Km from the town. The school is affiliated to West Bengal Education System known as Madhya Siksha Parsad and is run by the Ramakrishna Mission Authority. It includes the residential system of education.

Politics

Nikhil Mukherjee of CPI(M) won the Purulia assembly seat in 2006 and 2001 defeating Dr. Sukumar Roy of INC and Kamakshya Prasad Singhdeo of AITC respectively. Mamata Mukherjee of CPI(M) won the seat in 1996, 1991 and 1987 defeating Dr. Sukumar Roy of INC. Dr. Sukumar Roy representing ICS defeated Mahadeb Mukherjee of CPI(M) in 1982. Mahadeb Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Sanat Kumar Mukherjee, Independent, in 1977. Bir Singh Mahato of AIFB has won the Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency) four times in a row from 1996 – 2004
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