Amdanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Amdanga
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Amdanga is located in West Bengal
Amdanga
Amdanga
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°49′N 88°31′E / 22.817°N 88.517°E / 22.817; 88.517Coordinates: 22°49′N 88°31′E / 22.817°N 88.517°E / 22.817; 88.517
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 102
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 15. Barrackpore
Electorate (year) 177,515 (2011)

Amdanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 102 Amdanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Amdanga community development block, and Dattapukur I, Dattapukur II and Kashimpur gram panchayats of Barasat I community development block.[1]

Amdanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 15 Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Amdanga [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Rafiquer Rahaman 87,162 53.79 +6.30#
CPI(M) Abdus Sattar 65,605 40.48 -6.93
BJP Joydeb Ghosh 4,633 2.86
PDS Motiar Rahaman Biswas 2,767
BSP Dr. Asok Kumar Golder 1,885
Turnout 162,052 91.29
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.43#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Abdus Sattar of CPI (M) won the Amdanga assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Rafiquer Rahman of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Hashim Abdul Halim of CPI (M) defeated Dr M.Nuruzzaman of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Md. Rafiqul Islam of Congress in 1996, Idris Ali of Congress in 1991, Asoke Krishna Dutt of Congress in 1987, C.F.Ali of IUML in 1982, and Mira Dutta of Janata Party in 1977.[5]Prior to that the constituency did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Amdanga". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Amdanga. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Amdanga. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "89 - Amdanga Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15.