Basirhat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Basirhat|
|Electorate (year)||212,872 (2011)|
Basirhat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Prior to 2011 Basirhat had one assembly constituency. From 2011 it will have two constituencies Basirhat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Basirhat Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Hasnabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, 124 Basirhat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Basirhat municipality, Basirhat I community development block, and Taki municipality.
In the 2011 election, Narayan Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Narayan Goswami of Trinamool Congress.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Basirhat Dakshin |
|Trinamool Congress||Narayan Goswami||54,514||29.28|
|BSP||Amitosh Kumar Mondal||3,572|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||16|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
During the period Narayan Mukherjee of CPI(M) won seven elections in a row from 95 Basirhat assembly constituency, defeating his nearest rivals Asit Majumdar of INC in 2006, Souren Sen of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Asit Majumdar of Congress in 1996, Dilip Mazumdar of Congress in 1991 and 1987, and Debi Prasad Nanda of Congress in 1982 and 1977.
Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Lalit Kumar Ghosh of Congress won in 1972 and 1971.A.B.Bandopadhyay of CPI won in 1969 and 1967. Bijesh Chandra sen of Congress won in 1962. Profulla Nath Banerjee of Congress won in 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.
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