Mathurapur Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 20
Total electors: 1,488,784 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 7,72,279
Female electors: 7,16,505
Assembly Constituencies: Patharpratima, Kakdwip, Sagar, Kulpi, Raidighi, Mandirbazar (SC), Magrahat Paschim
Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimitation: Yes. In 2008.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: A CPM stronghold, Radhika Ranjan Pramanick was a five-term MP from the constituency – 1989 to 2004. In 2004 elections, Basudeb Barman was elected as the new MP. In 2009 elections, the CPM lost the seat for the first time in 25 years as Choudhary Mohan Jatua of the TMC was elected as the MP. Jatua was re-elected in 2014 elections.
Demographics: The Schedule Castes and Muslims, who together constitute over 50 percent of the population in the constituency, generally determine the electoral fate of the candidates.
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Updated Date: May 24, 2019 17:10:07 IST