Barrackpore (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Barrackpore is located in West Bengal
Barrackpore
Barrackpore
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°46′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.76667°N 88.36667°E / 22.76667; 88.36667Coordinates: 22°46′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.76667°N 88.36667°E / 22.76667; 88.36667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 108
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Electorate (year) 168,641 (2011)

Barrackpore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Barrackpur) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. While Barrackpore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) comes into existence in 2011, Titagarh (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from the same year.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 108 Barrackpore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Barrackpore municipality and Titagarh municipality.[1]

Barrackpore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 15 Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Barrackpore Phanindranath Mukhopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
2011 Silbhadra Dutta All India Trinamool Congress[3]

Note:For MLCAs from the area in previous years see Titagarh (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Silbhadra Dutta of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Madhusudan Samanta of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Barrackpore constituency[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Silbhadra Dutta 79,515 60.02
CPI(M) Dr. Madhusudan Samanta 43,392 32.75
BJP Shambhu Nath Gupta 5,040 3.80
BSP Tapas Sarkar 1,843
Independent Umasankar Biswakarma 1,434
JD(U) Shiva Shankar Gupta 1,254
Turnout 132,478 78.56
AITMC win (new seat)
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)


1951[edit]

In independent India’s first election in 1951, Phanindranath Mukhopadhyay of Congress won the Barrackpore seat. Thereafter, the seat was not there till 2011.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Barrackpore. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011.