Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jaynagar (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||182,614 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 128 Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Amjhara, Basanti, Bharatgarh, Fool Malancha, Jharkhali, Jyotishpur, Kanthalberia, Nafarganj, Ramchandrakhali, Uttar Mokamberia, Charabidya gram panchayats of Basanti community development block, and Atharobanki gram panchayat of Canning II community development block.
In the 2011 elections, Subhas Naskar of RSP defeated his nearest rival Arnab Roy of Congress.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Basanti |
|BJP||Amal Kanti Roy||5,676||3.82|
|People’s Democratic Conference of India||Samir Das||3,333||2.24|
.# The Congress did not contest this seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)
Subhas Naskar of RSP won the Basanti (SC) assembly seat from 1982 to 2006, defeating Amal Kanti Ray of BJP in 2006, Jayanta Sarkar of Trinamool Congress / Congress in 2001 and 1996, Bipin Behari Sardar of Congress in 1991 and 1982, and Jnanendranath Majumdar of Congress in 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kalipada Barman of RSP defeated Chittaranjan Naskar of Congress in 1977.
Panchanan Sinha of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Ashoke Chaudhuri of RSP won in 1969. Shakila Khatun of Congress won in 1967 and 1962. Prior to that the Basanti seat was not there.
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