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Kanthi West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Kanthi Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Kanthi Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Kanthi MP Issues

Kanthi West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Kanthi Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Kanthi Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Kanthi MP Issues

About Kanthi:

Kanthi, or Contai is one of the 42 constituencies of West Bengal, comprising of seven Vidhan Sabha segments and came into existence in 1951. The Kanthi Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 31) has a total of 1,249,775 electorates out of which 603,730 are females and 646,045 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It has a total number of 1,250,000 voters. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Chandipur

Patashpur

Kanthi North

Bhagabanpur

Khejuri (SC)

Kanthi South

Ramnagar

 About Kanthi:

Contai city is the headquarters of the Contai Subdivision which is a part of the Purba Medinipur District. It has a total area of over 17 sq km and an average height of just 6 m. It is at a distance of 160 km from the state capital and about 30 km from Digha. Bengali is the official language of Contai.

The city has a population of over 77,500 with a 52% male majority and 48% female minority. The sex ratio is 936 females per 1000 males and a 10% child population. The average literacy rate is 82%, with male literacy rate of 85% and female literacy rate of 78%. Several well known institutions are located here including one that of engineering and one that of agriculture colleges. Primary agro based production is cashews and the place is also well known for its salt. It is one of India's 250 backward districts, one of the eleven of the state, and receives funds from the government. State Highways connect it to nearby major cities. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Sisir Kumar Adhikari

Age

72

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Trinamool Congress

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

0

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

0

Attendance

40%

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