Basirhat Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Basirhat|
|Electorate (year)||192,587 (2011)|
Basirhat Uttar (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, 125 Basirhat Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Basirhat II community development block, and Amlani, Bhebia, Makhal Gachha, Murarisha gram panchayats of Hasnabad community development block.
Mostafa bin Kassem, the CPI(M) MLA from Basirhat Uttar, was found dead outside Kyd street MLA’s Hostel on 29 May 2011.
|West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2011: Basirhat Uttar |
|CPI(M)||Subid Ali Gazi||56,948|
|BJP||Subodh Kumar Chakraborty||6,938|
|AITMC gain from CPI(M)||Swing|
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Basirhat Uttar |
|CPI(M)||Mostafa Bin Kasem||75,575||45.19|
|AITMC||Sardar Amzad Ali||71,632||42.83|
|People’s Democratic Conference of India||Rafikul Mandal||7,327|
|All india Minorities Front||Anwar Hossain Mollah||1,569|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||16|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 5, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)
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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