Bally (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bally
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bally is located in West Bengal
Bally
Bally
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°39′00″N 88°20′00″E / 22.65000°N 88.33333°E / 22.65000; 88.33333Coordinates: 22°39′00″N 88°20′00″E / 22.65000°N 88.33333°E / 22.65000; 88.33333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 169
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 142,337 (2011)

Bally (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 169 Bally (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bally municipality.[1]

Bally (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Sultan Singh of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Kanika Ganguly of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bally [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sultan Singh 52,770 50.42 +12.86#
CPI(M) Kanika Ganguly 46,170 44.11 -15.10
BJP Bharat Bhushan Ojha 2,677 2.56
Independent Suman Dolui 947
JD(U) Saumadip Chatterjee 458
Independent Shibashis Sarkar 455
Independent Bholanath Pramanik 266
Independent Subhasish Sarkar 249
Independent Umed Singh Chaudhuri 143
Independent Tripti Ghosh 137
Independent Keya Ganguly 135
Independent Jayanta Sarkar 129
Independent Anjana Chowdhury 129
Turnout 104,665 73.53
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 27.96#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state aassembly elections, Kanika Ganguly of CPI(M) won the Bally assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals, Rekha Raut of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Supriyo Basu of Congress in 2001 and Bani Kumar Singha of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Patit Paban Pathak of CPI(M) defeated Supriyo Basu of Congress in 1991. Supriyo Basu of Congress defeated Patit Paban Pathak of CPI(M) in 1987. Patit Paban Pathak defeated Bani Kumar Singha of Congress in 1982 and Ganesh Pathak of Congress in 1977.[5]

1951-1971[edit]

Bhabani Shankar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972. Patit Paban Pathak won in 1971 and 1969. S.N.Mukherjee of Congress won in 1967. Shankar Lal Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Monilal Basu of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Ratan Moni Chattopadhyay of Congress won the Bally seat.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Bally". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bally. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bally. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "161 - Bally Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.