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

 

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

About Bankura:

One of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal, Bankura is a constituency of the Bankura district. The Bankura Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 36) has a total of 1,268,563 electorates out of which 608,017 are females and 660,546 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It was formed prior to the 1951 elections and has a total of 1,268,563 voters. This constituency comprises of seven assembly segments of which six lie in Bankura District and one is in Purulia District.

 

Assembly Segments:

Out of these seven assembly segments, two are reserved for ST and two for SC

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Raghunathpur (SC)

Saltora (SC)

Chhatna

Ranibandh (ST)

Raipur (ST)

Taldangra

Bankura

   

About Bankura:

The city of Bankura is the headquarters of the Bankura District. It lies is often described as the "connecting link between the plains of Bengal and Chota Nagpur Plateau". The city is around 100 Kms away from Kolkata. It stands at an average elevation of 78 m and covers an area of over 3383 sq km.

As per 2011 census, it has a population of over 3,596,000 with around 10% population under the age of six. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 954 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Bankura is around 71%. Bankura has a rich culture and it has recently gained popularity amongst the tourists from all over India. Bankura is well connected to several cities via National Highways NH-60 and NH-60A which connect it to major cities in and around West Bengal. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Basudeb Acharia

Age

71

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

139

Private member bills passed

7

Questions asked

217

Attendance

88%