Bara Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bara Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বড়বাজার বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Bara Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]



In the 2006 elections to the state assembly, Mohammad Sohrab of RJD won the Burrabazarr seat defeating Amitabha Chakrabarty of Congress. In 2001, Tapas Roy Trinamool Congress defeated Md. Asiruddin of RJD. Rajesh Khaitan of Congress defeated Md Asiruddin of JD in 1996, Satya Narayan Bajaj of JD in 1991, Shaukat Rahmani, Independent, in 1987 and Rabi Shankar Pandey in 1982. In 1977, Rabi Shankar Pandey of Janata Party defeated Ramkrishna Sarogi of Congress.[3]


Ramkrishna Sarogi of Congress won the seat in 1972, 1971, and 1969. Ishawar Das Jalan of Congress won the seat in 1967. 1962, 1957, and in independent India’s first general election in 1951.[4]


  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  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 2010-11-15. 
  3. ^ "144 - Bara Bazar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  4. ^ "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. 

Coordinates: 22°34′55″N 88°21′07″E / 22.582°N 88.352°E / 22.582; 88.352