Diamond Harbour West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Diamond Harbour Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Diamond Harbour Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Diamond Harbour MP Issu

 

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

About Diamond Harbour:

One of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal, Diamond Harbour represents the city of Diamond Harbour which is located in the South 24 Parganas District. The Diamond Harbour Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 21) has a total of 1,302,398 electorates out of which 609,373 are females and 693,025 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It was formed prior to the 1951 elections and comprises of seven segments with one being reserved for the SC category.

 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Diamond Harbour

Falta

Satgachhia

Bishnupur (SC)

Maheshtala

Budge Budge

Metiaburuz

   

 About Diamond Harbour:

 The city of Diamond Harbour lies on the banks of Hooghly River, in south Kolkata, and is a considered to be a popular tourist destination of the state. It is located at a distance of about 53 km from the city of Kolkata and is located near Bay of Bengal. It covers a total area of over 60 sq km.

The city has a total population of over 35,000 with around 10% population being under the age of six. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 960 females per 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Diamond Harbour is 72%. This city is the home to the oldest cantonment of the Indian military and Police Training academy in West Bengal. There are no major industries in the area but small industries of cargo and food processing are located here. National Highway NH-117 connects it to Howrah and Kolkata. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Somendra Nath Mitra

Age

69

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Trinamool Congress

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

1

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

278

Attendance

50%