Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Ballygunge
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ballygunge is located in Kolkata
Ballygunge
Ballygunge
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′59″N 88°21′32″E / 22.53306°N 88.35889°E / 22.53306; 88.35889Coordinates: 22°31′59″N 88°21′32″E / 22.53306°N 88.35889°E / 22.53306; 88.35889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 161
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral system First past the post

Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বালিগঞ্জ বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 161 Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 60, 61, 64, 65, 68, 69 and 85, of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Beniapukur Ballygunge Pulin Behari Khatic Indian National Congress[2]
Jogesh Chandra Gupta Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Ballygunge Jnendra Mazumdar Communist Party of India[3]
1962 Anil Moitra Independent[4]
1967 Jyoti Bhusan Bhattacharya Workers Party of India[5]
1969 Jyoti Bhusan Bhattacharya Workers Party of India[6]
1971 Subrata Mukherjee Indian National Congresss[7]
1972 Subrata Mukherjee Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Sachin Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Sachin Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Sachin Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Rabin Deb Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Rabin Deb Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Rabin Deb Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Javed Ahmed Khan All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2011 Subrata Mukherjee All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Subrata Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Fuad Halim of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ballygunge [17][18] [19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Subrata Mukherjee 88,194 60.65
CPI(M) Dr. Fuad Halim 47,009 32.32
BJP Shatorupa 5,188 3.56
Independent Moloy Prokash Mitra 1,538
BSP Tirath Kaul 1,510
AIMF Syed Md Wasim Raza 1,030
JD(U) Md. Ibrahim Khan 487
Independent Amitava Dutta 458
Turnout 145,414
AITMC hold Swing


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections Ahmed Javed Khan of Trinamool Congress won the Balluginge assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Rabin Deb of CPI(M). Rabin Deb of CPI(M) defeated Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Dibyendu Biswas of Congress in 1996, and Susobhan Basu of Congress in 1991. Sachin Sen of CPI(M) defeated Susobhan Basu of Congress in 1987, Rathin Talukdar of Congress in 1982, and Subrata Mukherjee of Congress in 1977.[20]

1951-1972[edit]

Subrata Mukhopadhyay of Congress defeated Jyoti Bhusan Bhattacharya of WPI in 1972 and 1971. Jyoti Bhusan Bhattacharya of Workers Party of India defeated Ranadeb Choudhury of Congress in 1969 and Anil Moitra of Congresss in 1967. Anil Maitra of Congress defeated Jnanendra Nath Mazumdar of Communist Party of India in 1962. Jnenendra Mazumdar of CPI defeated Mira Dutta Gupta of Congress in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Baniapukur-Ballygunge was a joint seat. Pulin Behari Khatic and Jogesh Chandra Gupta, both of Congress, won the seat.Ram Lal Shaw and Jnanendra Mazumdar, both independents, were runners-up. [21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 178. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 147. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 118. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 152. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 161. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "Ballygunge". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ballugunge. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Ballygunge. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  20. ^ "152 - Ballygunge Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  21. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-15.