Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Alipore
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Alipore is located in Kolkata
Alipore
Alipore
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′52″N 88°19′55″E / 22.53111°N 88.33194°E / 22.53111; 88.33194Coordinates: 22°31′52″N 88°19′55″E / 22.53111°N 88.33194°E / 22.53111; 88.33194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Calcutta South

Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta South (Lok Sabha constituency),[2]

Around half of the electorate of the constituency were slum dwellers.[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Alipore Satendra Kumar Basu Indian National Congress[4]
1957 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[5]
1962 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[6]
1967 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India[7]
1969 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India[8]
1971 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress[9]
1972 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress[10]
1977 Ashoke Kumar Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1982 Anup Kumar Chandra Indian National Congress[12]
1987 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[13]
1991 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[14]
1996 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[15]
2001 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2006 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2009 By-election Firhad Hakim All India Trinamool Congress[18]

Election results[edit]

1977-2009[edit]

In the 2009 by-election, Firhad Hakim (Bobby) of Trinamool Congress won the 148 Alipore assembly seat.[18]The by-election was necessitated by the election of sitting MLA, Tapas Paul, to the Lok Sabha from the Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]In 2006[17]and 2001[16]elections to the state assembly, Tapas Paul of Trinamool Congress won the seat defeating his nearest rivals Biplab Chatterjee and Mira Bhowmick respectively, both of CPI(M). Saugata Roy of Congress defeated Rathindranath Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) in 1996,[15]Tarhin Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) in 1991,[14]and Ashoke Bose of CPI(M) in 1987.[13]Anup Kumar Chandra of Congress defeated Ashok Kumar Bose of CPI(M) in 1982.[12]Ashoke Kumar Bose of CPI(M) defeated Salai Baran Chatterjee of Janata Party in 1977.[11][19]

1951-1972[edit]

Kanailal Sarkar of Congress won in 1972[10]and 1971.[9]Mani Sanyal of CPI won in 1969[8]and 1967.[7]Somnath Lahiri of CPI won in 1962[6]and 1957.[5]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Satendra Kumar Basu of Congress won the Alipur seat.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Alipore: Health is wealth for Trinamool man". The Indian Express, 6 November 2006. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  19. ^ "148 - Alipore Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 

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