Ausgram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Ausgram
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ausgram is located in West Bengal
Ausgram
Ausgram
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°32′N 87°40′E / 23.533°N 87.667°E / 23.533; 87.667Coordinates: 23°32′N 87°40′E / 23.533°N 87.667°E / 23.533; 87.667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 273
Type Reserved for SC.
Lok Sabha constituency 41. Bolpur (SC)
Electorate (year) 195,953 (2011)

Ausgram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 273 Ausgram (SC) assembly seat covers Ausgram I community development block, Ausgram II CD Block, and Guskara municipality.[1]

Ausgram assembly segment is part of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency)[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Basudeb Mete of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Chanchal Kumar Mondol of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ausgram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Basudeb Mete 90,863 52.21 -14.07
INC Chanchal Kumar Mondal 67,767 38.94 +10.42#
BJP Shanti Karmakar 7,663 4.40
Independent Nihar Kumar Hazra 3,989
SUCI Manasa Mate 2,321
JDP Bireswar Maji 1,445
Turnout 174,048 88.82
CPI(M) hold Swing -24.49#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)

1977-2006[edit]

Kartick Chandra Bag of CPI(M) won the Ausgram (SC) assembly seat in 2006, 2001 and 1996, defeating his nearest rivals Chhaya Chowdhuri of Trinamool Congress, Sukumar Mondal of Trinamool Congress and Sukumar Saha of Congress, in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sreedhar Malik of CPI(M) won the seat in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977, defeating his nearest rivals, Chhaya Rani Chowdhury of Congress, Biswambhar Mondal of Congress, Chanchal Kumar Modal of Congress and Madan Lohar of Janata Party, in the respective years.[5]

1957-1972[edit]

Sridhar Malik of CPI(M) won the seat in 1972 and 1971. Krishna Chandra Halder won it 1969 and 1967. In 1962, it was won by Kanai Lal Das of Congress. In 1957, the first year when this constituency was formed, it had two seats, one general and the other reserved for SC. From 1962, it became a constituency reserved for SC. In 1957, the winners were Ananda Gopal Mukherjee and Kanai Lal Das both of Congress.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Ausgram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ausgram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ausgram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "267 - Ausgram Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29.