Bagda (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bagdah
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bagdah is located in West Bengal
Bagdah
Bagdah
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°13′0″N 88°53′0″E / 23.21667°N 88.88333°E / 23.21667; 88.88333Coordinates: 23°13′0″N 88°53′0″E / 23.21667°N 88.88333°E / 23.21667; 88.88333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No 94
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 14. Bangaon (SC)
Electorate (year) 202,790 (2011)

Bagdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also known as Bagdah) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas 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. 94 Bagdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Bagdah community development block, and Gangrapota, Sundarpur and Tengra gram panchayats of Bangaon community development block.[1]

Bagdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 14 Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1] It was earlier part of Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Upen Biswas of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Mrinal Sikdar of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bagdah [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Upendranath Biswas 91,821 52.91 +1.57#
Forward Bloc Mrinalkanti Sikdar 70,865 40.84 -9.93
BSP Chandan Mallick 4,414 2.54
BJP Arabinda Biswas 4,306 2.48
Independent Pranita Mandal 1,212
Nirjatita Samaj Biplabi Party Dhirendra Nath Mandal 913
AITMC hold Swing
Turnout 173,531 85.57 11.40#

.# 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 Dulal Chandra Bar of Trinamool Congress won the Bagdah (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Kamalakshmi Biswas Forward Bloc. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kamalakshmi Biswas of Forward Bloc defeated Dulal Chandra Bar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Kalidas Adhikari of Congress in 1996, Ram Chandra Bose of Congress in 1991. Apurba Lal Majumdar of Congress defeated Kamalakshmi Biswas of Forward Bloc in 1987. Kamalakshmi Biswas of Forward Bloc defeated Apurba Lal Majumdar of Congress in 1982 and Independent in 1977. [6]

1962-1972[edit]

Apurba Lal Majumdar of Forward Bloc won in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967. Manindra Bhusan Biswas of Congress won in 1962. Prior to that the Bagdah seat was not there. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  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 2010-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Bagdah". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bagdah. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bagdah. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  6. ^ "84 - Bagdah (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-15.