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

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

About Baharampur:

The Baharampur Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies which was formed in 1951 and has 1,180,000 electors. The total number of electorates in the Baharampur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 10) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,179,938 of which 615,127 are males and 564,811 are females. It has a total of seven legislative assembly segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Burwan (SC)

Kandi

Bharatpur

Rejinagar

Beldanga

Baharampur

Naoda

About Baharampur:

The town of Baharampur is the district headquarters of the Murshidabad District and is located 200 km away from Kolkata at an elevation of 18 m. To its west, the River Bhagirath flows and the city is the sixth largest city of the state.

As per the 2011 India census data, the total population here is over 305,600 of which 157,000 are males and 150,000 are females. About 12% of the population is under the age of six and the sex ratio is 945 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 90.29%, which is much higher than the national average, Baharampur has male and female literacy rates are 92.36% and 88.09% respectively. Bengali, Hindi and English are widely spoken in the area. Silk trade, agriculture, cottage industries, handicraft, etc are the popular economic activities associated to this majorly agrarian area. The National Highway NH-34 which passes through the district places the town on an extensive road network connecting it to several towns and cities. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Age

57

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Indian National Congress

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Under Matric

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

88

Private member bills passed

18

Questions asked

309

Attendance

82%

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