Baharampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baharampur is located in West Bengal
Baharampur
Baharampur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.100°N 88.250°E / 24.100; 88.250Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.100°N 88.250°E / 24.100; 88.250
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 72
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 10. Baharampur
Electorate (year) 205,633 (2011)

Baharampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (archaic spelling Berhampore) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 72 Baharampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Baharampur municipality, and Bhakuri I, Daulatabad, Gurudaspur, Hatinagar and Manindranagar gram panchayats of Berhampore community development block.[1]

Baharampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 10 Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Berhampore Bejoy Kumar Ghosh Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Bejoy Kumar Ghosh Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Sanat Kumar Raha Communist Party of India[4]
1967 S. Bhattacharya Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Sanat Kumar Raha Communist Party of India[6]
1971 Sankar Das Paul Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Sankar Das Paul Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Debabrata Bandopadhyay Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1982 Debabrata Bandopadhyay Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1987 Debabrata Bandopadhyay Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1991 Sankar Das Paul Indian National Congress[12]
1996 Maya Rani Paul Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Maya Rani Paul Indian National Congress[14]
2006 Manoj Chakraborty Independent[15]
2011 Baharampur Manoj Chakraborty Indian National Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Manoj Chakraborty of Congress defeated his nearest rival Tarit Brahmachari of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baharampur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Manoj Chakraborty 91,578 54.90 -4.52#
RSP Tarit Brahmachari 48,265 28.93 -7.86
BJP Debasis Sarkar 12,758 7.65
Independent Debjani Saha 8,162 4.89
SDPI Tayebdul Islam 3,787
IPFB Sujit Kumar Das 1,331
JD(U) Sunil Kumar Mondal 940
Turnout 166,821 81.13
INC hold Swing +3.34#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Manoj Chakraborty (Independent) vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Manoj Chakraborty, Independent, won the Berhampore assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Amal Karmakar of RSP. Manoj Chakraborty, contesting as an independent, was a rebel congress candidate put up by Adhir Choudhury as a protest against the official Congress candidate Maya Rani Paul.[18] He was subsequently taken back into the Congress.[19] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Maya Rani Paul of Congress defeated Kartick Sahana of RSP in 2001,[14] and Biswanath Banerjee of RSP in 1996.[13] Sankar Das Paul of Congress defeated Ipsita Gupta of RSP in 1991.[12] Debabrata Bandopadhyay of RSP defeated Sankar Das Paul of Congress in 1987[11] and 1982,[10] and Subrata Saha of Congress in 1977.[9][20]

1951–1972[edit]

Sankar Das Paul of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Sanat Kumar Raha of CPI won in 1969.[6] S. Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1967.[5] Sanat Kumar Raha of CPI won in 1962.[4] Bejoy Kumar Ghosh of Congress won in 1957[3] and in independent India's first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baharampur. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "Adhir beats Cong at home". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph 12 May 2006. 12 May 2006. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  19. ^ Hussain, Alamgir (17 April 2011). "Didi turns up heat on dissidents". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph 17 April 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  20. ^ "63 - Berhampore Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.