Barasat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Barasat
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Barasat is located in West Bengal
Barasat
Barasat
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°29′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.48333°E / 22.71667; 88.48333Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°29′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.48333°E / 22.71667; 88.48333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 119
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Electorate (year) 208,810 (2011)

Barasat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 119 Barasat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Barasat municipality and Chhoto Jagulia gram panchayat of Barasat I community development block,[1]

Barasat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 17 Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Barasat Amulya Dhan Mukhopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Chitta Basu All India Forward Bloc[3]
1962 Ashok Krishna Dutt Indian National Congress[4]
1967 H.K.Basu All India Forward Bloc [5]
1969 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc [6]
1971 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc[7]
1972 Kanti Rangan Chatterjee Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc[9]
1982 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc[10]
1987 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Saral Deb All India Forward Bloc[12]
1996 Ashoke Mukherjee All India Trinamool Congress[13]
2001 Ashoke Mukherjee All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Dr. Bithika Mondal All India Forward Bloc[15]
2011 Chiranjeet All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Chiranjeet of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sanjib Chatterjee of Forward Bloc.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Barasat constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Chiranjeet 103,954 58.28 +9.46#
Forward Bloc Sanjib Chatterjee 63,743 35.74 -11.02
BJP Tuhin Kumar Mondal 5,957 3.34
BSP Tapan Sarkar 2,302
Independent Bablu Jana 1,584
Samata Party Ramtanay Bhattacharya 823
Turnout 178,363 85.42
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 20.48#

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

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

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15]Dr. Bithika Mondal of Forward Bloc won the Barasat assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Ashoke Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ashoke Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress defeated Saral Deb of Forward Bloc in 2001[14]and 1996.[13]Saral Deb of Forward Bloc defeated Souren Sen of Congress in 1991,[12]Amar Chandar Deb of Congress in 1987,[11]Ashis Kumar Basu of Congress in 1982,[10]and Kanti Ranjan Chattopadhyay in of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Kanti Rangan Chatterjee of Congress won in 1972.[8]Saral Deb of Forward Bloc won in 1971[7]and 1969.[6]H.K.Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1967.[5]Ashok Krishna Dutt of Congress won in 1962.[4]Chitta Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Amulya Dhan Mukhopadhyay of Congress won the Barasat seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Barasat. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "90 - Barasat Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.