Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bidhannagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bidhannagar is located in West Bengal
Bidhannagar
Bidhannagar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°35′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.58333°N 88.41667°E / 22.58333; 88.41667Coordinates: 22°35′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.58333°N 88.41667°E / 22.58333; 88.41667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 116
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Electorate (year) 198,318 (2011)

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 116 Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bidhannagar municipality and Ward Nos. 19, 20 and 28 to 35 of South Dum Dum municipality.[1]

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 17 Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Bidhannagar Sujit Bose All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Sujit Bose of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Palash Das of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bidhannagar constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sujit Bose 88,642 59.53
CPI(M) Palash Das 52,717 35.40
BJP Ashoke Sarkar 5,877 3.95
Independent Palash Biswas 1,668 1.12
Turnout 148,904 75.08
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 – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bidhannagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011.