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

 

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

About Jhargram:

Jhargram Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal state, formed in 1962 and has seven segments. 1,241,574 is the total electorate count in the Jhargram Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 33). Out of these 632,706 number of electorates are males and the remaining 608,868 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It is reserved for ST category and has 1,241,600 voters. 

 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Nayagram (ST)

Gopiballavpur

Jhargram

Garbeta

Salboni

Bandwan (ST)

Binpur (ST)

 

 

About Jhargram:

 The city of Jhargram lies in the Paschim Medinipur District about 200 km from the city of Kolkata. It has an average elevation of 81 m and covers a total area of about 10 sq km. According to India Census 2001, the town has a population of over 53,000 with 11% being under 6 years old. Males constitute 51% of the population, females comprise 49% and the city has a sex ratio of 960 females for every 1000 males. It is mostly a Bengali Hindu community.

Bengali, Urdu, Hindi and English are the languages prevalent in the city. It has an average literacy rate of 80% with male literacy at 86% and female literacy at 76%. A number of schools and colleges with facilities for education in Hindi, Bengali and English are available. Economically, Palghar is mostly an agro based economy and is one of the backward regions of the state. National Highways NH-6, NH-33, NH-60 and NH-5 connect it to several major towns and cities in and around the area. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Pulin Bihari Baske

Age

45

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 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

42

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

84

Attendance

92%