Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bangaon Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bangaon Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Bangaon Dakshin
Bangaon Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°04′0″N 88°49′0″E / 23.06667°N 88.81667°E / 23.06667; 88.81667Coordinates: 23°04′0″N 88°49′0″E / 23.06667°N 88.81667°E / 23.06667; 88.81667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 96
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 14. Bangaon (SC)
Electorate (year) 188,429 (2011)
For other uses, see Bangaon (disambiguation).

Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Up to 2011 there was one assembly seat for Bangaon. From 2011 there are two seats – Bangaon Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. The Bangaon seat was an open seat up to 2011.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 96 Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Bairampur, Chauberia I, Chauberia II, Dighari, Kalupur and Palla gram panchayats of Bangaon community development block, and Chandpara, Dooma, Fulsara, Jaleswar II, Jhaudanga and Ramnagar gram panchayats of Gaighata community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bangaon Dakshin [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Surajit Kumar Biswas 87,677 53.71
CPI(M) Anuj Baran Sarkar 65,788 40.30
BJP Arun Halder 5,243 3.21
CPI(ML) Liberation Himangshu Biswas 2,561
BSP Rabindra Nath Biswas 1,961
Turnout 163,230 86.63
AITMC hold Swing
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

1977-2009 Bongaon assembly seat[edit]

In the 2009 bye-election caused by the election of sitting MLA, Saugata Roy to the Lok Sabha from Dum Dum, Gopal Seth of Trinamool Congress won the Bangaon seat.[6][7]

In the 2006 bye-election caused by the death of the sitting MLA, Bhupen Seth, Saugato Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated Pankaj Ghosh of CPI(M).[8]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Bhupendranath Seth of Trinamool Congress won the Bongaon assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Pankaj Ghosh of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Pankaj Ghosh of CPI(M) defeated Bhupendranath Seth, Independent and Congress respectively) in 2001 and 1996. Bhupemdranath Seth of Congress defeated Ranajit Mitra of CPI(M) in 1991. Ranajit Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Bhupendranath Seth of Congress in 1987. Bhupendranath Seth of Congress defeated Ranajit Mitra of CPI(M) in 1982. Ranajit Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Bhupendranath Seth of Congress in 1977.[9]

1951-1972 Bongaon assembly seat[edit]

Ajit Kumar Ganguly of CPI won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. K.Bhowmick of Congress won in 1967. Jiban Ratan Dhar of Congress won in 1962. In 1957, Bongaon was a joint seat. Ajit Kumar Ganguly of CPI and Manindra Bhusan Biswas of Congress won in 1957. Jiban Ratan Dhar of Congress won in 1951.[10]

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. ^ "Bangaon Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bangaon Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bangaon Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  6. ^ "West Bengal State Assembly Byelections 2009". Indian Election Affairs. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  7. ^ "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  8. ^ "Byelection to 3 LS seats in WB peaceful". The Tribune, 17 September 2006. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  9. ^ "85 - Bongaon Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  10. ^ "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.