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

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

About the Constituency:

One of the 42 Lok Sabha Constituencies of West Bengal, Cooch Behar Parliamentary Constituency is reserved for the SC category and was formed before the 1951 elections. 1,329,086 is the total electorate count in the Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 1). Out of these 700,250 number of electorates are males and the remaining 628,836 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.It has over 1,340,000 electors and comprises of seven Vidhan Sabha segments.

About Cooch Behar:

 It represents the Cooch Behar District which belongs to the Administrative Division of Jalpaiguri. It has a total area of 3,390 sq km and is located in the eastern region of the state bordering Assam.

The 136th most populous district of India, the census data of India states the total of Cooch Behar to be 2,820,780 with male population of 1,452,000 and female population of 1,368,000. From 2001 to 2011, the district has had a population growth rate of 14% and a population density of 832 people per sq km. It has a child population of 345,000 and a sex ratio of 942 females per 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Cooch Behar is 75%, with male literacy rate of 81% and female literacy rate of 69%. There are over 1800 schools and several colleges. Bengali is the official language of the area. Agriculture, tourism and trade are the primary economic activities here. The National Highway NH-31 connects the district to the national road network. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Nripendra Nath Roy

Age

54

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Forward Bloc

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

53

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

629

Attendance

74%