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

 

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

About Ghatal:

Ghatal Parliamentary Constituency is one of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha constituencies and was formed prior to the 1951 elections. The total number of electorates in the Ghatal Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 32) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,354,861 of which 659,272 are males and 695,589 are females. It is divided into seven segments, two of which are reserved for the SC category and is part of the Paschim Medinipur District. It has a total of 1,355,000 voters. 

 

 Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Panskura West

Sabang

Pingla

Debra

Daspur

Ghatal (SC)

Keshpur (SC)

   

 About Ghatal:

It has an elevation of 5 m and is situated at the conflux of the Shilabati, Jhumi and Dwarekeswar rivers. It is the headquarters of the Ghatal subdivision and is situated near the Rupnayaran River.

Ghatal has a total population of over 51,000 as of 2001 census with a 52% majority of males and 48% females. It has a sex ratio of 960 females per 1000 males. It has a majority of Hindus. With a literacy rate of 76%, Ghatal has a male literacy rate of 83% and a female literacy rate of 69%. Bengali, Hindi, English and Urdu are prevalent here. Most of the economy of the area is dependent on agriculture, fishing, handiwork and food produce. Paddy, wheat and potato are the major cultivation interests while fishing is also an important occupation. The city has an extensive road network and is served by several state highways connecting it to nearby destinations in and around the state. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Gurudas Dasgupta

Age

77

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Communist Party of India

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

91

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

504

Attendance

87%