Bhagabanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bhagabanpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bhagabanpur is located in West Bengal
Bhagabanpur
Bhagabanpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°06′16″N 87°45′43″E / 22.10444°N 87.76194°E / 22.10444; 87.76194Coordinates: 22°06′16″N 87°45′43″E / 22.10444°N 87.76194°E / 22.10444; 87.76194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 214
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Electorate (year) 198,846 (2011)

Bhagabanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: ভগবানপুর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Extent[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 214 Bhagabanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bhagabanpur, Kajlagarh, Kotbarh and Shimulia gram panchayats of Bhagabanpur I community development block, Arjunnagar, Basudevberia, Baroj, Itaberia, Jukhia, Mugberia and Radhapur gram panchayats of Bhagabanpur II community development block, and Argoyal and Mathura gram panchayats of Patashpur II community development block.[1]

Bhagabanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 31 Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Ardhendu Maity of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ranajit Manna of SP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bhagabanpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Ardhendhu Maity 93,945 51.15 -0.87#
SP Ranjit Manna 84,948 46.25 -0.05
BJP Sadananda De 4,763 2.59
Turnout 183,656 92.36
AITMC hold Swing -0.92#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Ardhendu Maity of Trinamool Congress won the Bhagabanpur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Gour Kanti Bal and Prasanta Pradhan, both of CPI(M), in respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ajit Khanra of Congress defeated Prasanta Pradhan of CPI(M) in 1996. Prasanta Pradhan of CPI(M) defeated Asoktaru Panda of Congress in 1991, Haripada Jana of Congress in 1987 and Ramkrishna Sarkar of Congress in 1982. Haripada Jana of Janata Party defeated Prasanta Pradhan of CPI(M) in 1977.[5]

1957-1972[edit]

Amales Jana of Congress won in 1972. Prasanta Kumar Pradhan of CPI(M) won in 1971. Abha Maiti of Congress won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. In 1957 Bhagabanpur had a dual seat. It was won by Basanta Kumar Panda of PSP and Bhikhari Mondal of Congress.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Bhagabanpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhagabanpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhagabanpur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "208 - Bhagabanpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.