Araidanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Araidanga
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Araidanga is located in West Bengal
Araidanga
Araidanga
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°08′N 88°02′E / 25.13°N 88.03°E / 25.13; 88.03Coordinates: 25°08′N 88°02′E / 25.13°N 88.03°E / 25.13; 88.03
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Year established 1977
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Malda

Araidanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Kharba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Araidanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) cease to exist from 2011.[1] There are two new constituencies in the area – Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Araidnaga is now part of Ratua (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Araidanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was part of Malda (Lok Sabha constituency)

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1977 Araidanga Habib Mustafa Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1982 Habib Mustafa Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1987 Habib Mustafa Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1991 Sabitri Mitra Indian National Congress[5]
1996 Sabitri Mitra Indian National Congress[6]
2001 Sabitri Mitra Indian National Congress[7]
2006 Sabitri Mitra Indian National Congress[8]

Election results[edit]

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006,[8] 2001,[7] 1996[6] and 1991[5] state assembly elections, Sabitri Mitra of Congress won the Araidanga assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals Sadiqul Islam of CPI(M) in 2006, Setara Begum of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996, and Habib Mustafa of CPI(M) in 1991. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Habib Mustafa of CPI(M) defeated Abdul Hannan of Congress in 1987,[4] Sajjad Ahmed of Congress in 1982[3] and Md. Gofurur Rahaman of Congress in 1977.[2][9] Prior to that the Araidanga seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". WestBengal. ECI. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "44 - Araidanga Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.