Baruipur Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Baruipur Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baruipur Paschim is located in West Bengal
Baruipur Paschim
Baruipur Paschim
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°21′00″N 88°26′00″E / 22.35000°N 88.43333°E / 22.35000; 88.43333Coordinates: 22°21′00″N 88°26′00″E / 22.35000°N 88.43333°E / 22.35000; 88.43333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 140
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 181,169 (2011)

Baruipur Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 140 Baruipur Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Baruipur municipality and Dhapdhapi I, Dhapdhapi II, Hariharpur, Kalyanpur, Mallikpur, Madarat, Shankarpur I, Shankarpur II, Shikharbali I and Shikharbali II gram panchayats of Baruipur community development block.[1]

Baruipur Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 22 Jadavpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baruipur Paschim [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Biman Banerjee 88,187 57.54
CPI(M) Kanak Kanti Paria 56,299 36.74
BJP Raneswar Das 4,191 2.73
People’s Democratic Conference of India Md. Taher Ali Sekh 1,458
BSP Ajit Mandal 1,330
Independent Mukul Mondal 1,058
Independent Anich Gazi 72
Turnout 153,252 84.59
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)

1977-2006 Baruipur[edit]

Up to 2006 Baruipur had a single seat. It was an open seat during the period. In the 2006 state assembly elections, Rahul Ghosh of CPI(M) won the Baruipur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Arup Bhadra of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Arup Bhadra of Trinamool Congress defeated Dr. Sujan Chakraborti of CPI(M) in 2001. Sobhan Deb Chattopadhyay of Congress defeated Dr. Sujan Chakrabort of CPI(M) in 1996 and Hemen Mojumdar of CPI(M) in 1991. Hemen Mojumdar of CPI(M) defeated Arup Bhadra of Congress in 1987, Jalil Gazi of Congress in 1982 and Ram Kanta Mondal of Congress in 1977.[5]

1951-1972 Baruipur[edit]

During the period 1962 to 1972 the Baruipur seat was reserved for SC. Lalit Gayen of Congress won in 1972. Bimal Mistry of CPI(M) won in 1971. Kumud Ranjan Mondal of SSP won in 1969 and 1967. Sakti Kumar Sarkar of Congress won in 1962. In 1957 and 1951 Baruipur had joint seats. Khagendra Kumar Roy Choudhury and Gangadhar Naskar, both of CPI, won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Lalit Kumar Sinha of CPI and Abdus Shokur of Congress won from Baruipore (as it was then spelt).[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Baruipur Paschim". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baruipur Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baruipur Paschim. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "104 - Baruipur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-25.