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Jalpaiguri West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Jalpaiguri Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Jalpaiguri Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Jalpaiguri MP Issues

Jalpaiguri West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Jalpaiguri Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Jalpaiguri Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Jalpaiguri MP Issues

About the Constituency:

The Jalpaiguri Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha parliamentary constituencies and came into being in the year 1962 and currently has 1,252,142 voters. The Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 3) consists of 1,252,142 number of electorates in totality, of these 662,777 are males and 589,365 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It consists of seven legislative assembly segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category.

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Mekliganj (SC)

Dhupguri (SC)

Maynaguri (SC)

Jalpaiguri (SC)

Rajganj (SC)

Dabgram-Phulbari

Mal (ST)

   

About Jalpaiguri

The headquarters of the Jalpaiguri District lies in the city of Jalpaiguri which has a total area of 70.29 sq km. The district has a total area of 6,245 sq km.

As per the 2011 census data, the total population of the district is 3,869,675 of which 1,983,064 are males and 1,889,782 are females. The population growth rate of Jalpaiguri was about 14% from 2001 to 2011 and it has a population density of 621 persons per sq km. About 12% of the population is under the age of six and the sex ratio of Jalpaiguri is 954 females per 1000 males. With an average literacy rate of 73.79%, which is higher than the national average, the male and female literacy rates are 79.95% and 66.23% respectively. Bengali is the official language here while Hindi, Urdu, Marwari and English are also widely spoken by the locals. Various major roads are connected to this area. The National Highway NH-31 and its extensions are connected to the Jalpaiguri District. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Mahendra Kumar Roy

Age

57

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

 Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

39

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

168

Attendance

94%

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Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

Which Party Will Form Government in Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

BJP (NDA) - 63.4%
INC (UPA) - 28%
Third Front - 8.6%

Total votes: 917
The voting for this poll has ended on: 19 Apr 2019 - 00:00

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