Basirhat Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Basirhat Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Basirhat Uttar is located in West Bengal
Basirhat Uttar
Basirhat Uttar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°40′00″N 88°53′00″E / 22.66667°N 88.88333°E / 22.66667; 88.88333Coordinates: 22°40′00″N 88°53′00″E / 22.66667°N 88.88333°E / 22.66667; 88.88333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No 125
Type Open
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.[1]

Basirhat Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 18. Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


Mostafa bin Kassem, the CPI(M) MLA from Basirhat Uttar, was found dead outside Kyd street MLA’s Hostel on 29 May 2011.[2]

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2011: Basirhat Uttar [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC ATM Abdullah 87,899
CPI(M) Subid Ali Gazi 56,948
BJP Subodh Kumar Chakraborty 6,938
Independent Ajit Pramanick 2,964
Turnout 154,339 80.35
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Basirhat Uttar [4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Mostafa Bin Kasem 75,575 45.19
AITMC Sardar Amzad Ali 71,632 42.83
BJP Somen Mandal 9,316 5.57
People’s Democratic Conference of India Rafikul Mandal 7,327
BSP Prosanta Biswas 1,829
All india Minorities Front Anwar Hossain Mollah 1,569
Turnout 167,248 86.84
CPI(M) hold Swing
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 5, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)

1977-2006 Basirhat[edit]

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.[7]

1951-1972 Basirhat[edit]

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.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "MLA son cries foul". The Telegraph (Calcutta, India). 2011-06-02. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Assembly Bye election 2011, 159 Basirhat Uttar Byeelection". Detailed Polling Booth Wise result. Election Commission. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  4. ^ "Basirhat Uttar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Basirhat Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  6. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Basirhat Uttar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  7. ^ "95 - Basirhat Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  8. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-15.