Baruipur Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Baruipur Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baruipur Purba is located in West Bengal
Baruipur Purba
Baruipur Purba
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 137
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 188,910 (2011)

Baruipur Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 137 Baruipur Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Bamangachhi, Chaltaberia, Dhosa Chandaneswar, Jangalia, Khakurdaha and Narayanitala gram panchayats of Jaynagar community development block and Begumpur, Belegachhi, Brindakhali, Champahati, Hardhah, Nabagram, Ramnagar I, Ramnagar II and South Garia gram panchayats of Baruipur community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baruipur Purba [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Nirmal Mandal 83,636 52.19
CPI(M) Bimal Mistri 65,157 40.66
BJP Tapas Naskar 5,432 3.39
BSP Sukumar Mandal 1,721 1.07
Independent Shibdas Naskar 1,627 1.02
Independent Pramod Mandal 1,429 0.89
PDS Rabindranath Mistri 1,239 0.77
Turnout 160,241 82.91
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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Baruipur Purba". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baruipur Purba. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baruipur Purba. 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.