Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Basanti
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Basanti is located in West Bengal
Basanti
Basanti
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°11′21″N 88°40′14″E / 22.18917°N 88.67056°E / 22.18917; 88.67056Coordinates: 22°11′21″N 88°40′14″E / 22.18917°N 88.67056°E / 22.18917; 88.67056
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 128
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 182,614 (2011)

Basanti (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. 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.[1]

Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Basanti Shakila Khatun Indian National Congress[2]
1967 Shakila Khatun Indian National Congress[3]
1969 Ashoke Chaudhury Revolutionary Socialist Party[4]
1971 Panchanan Sinha Indian National Congress[5]
1972 Panchanan Sinha Indian National Congress[6]
1977 Kalipada Burman Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
1982 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[8]
1987 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1996 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2006 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2011 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Subhas Naskar of RSP defeated his nearest rival Arnab Roy of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Basanti (SC) constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Subhas Naskar 72,871 49.07 -17.27
INC Arnab Roy 66,636 44.87 #
BJP Amal Kanti Roy 5,676 3.82
People’s Democratic Conference of India Samir Das 3,333 2.24
Turnout 148,516 81.33
RSP hold Swing #

.# The Congress did not contest this seat in 2006.

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[edit]

Subhas Naskar of RSP won the Basanti (SC) assembly seat from 1982 to 2006, defeating Amal Kanti Ray of BJP in 2006,[13]Jayanta Sarkar of Trinamool Congress / Congress in 2001[12]and 1996,[11]Bipin Behari Sardar of Congress in 1991[10]and 1982,[8]and Jnanendranath Majumdar of Congress in 1987.[9]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.[7][16]

1962-1972[edit]

Panchanan Sinha of Congress won in 1972[6]and 1971.[5]Ashoke Chaudhuri of RSP won in 1969.[4]Shakila Khatun of Congress won in 1967[3]and 1962.[2]Prior to that the Basanti seat was not there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Basanti. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  16. ^ "101 - Basanti (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.