Bijpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bijpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bijpur is located in West Bengal
Bijpur
Bijpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°56′N 88°26′E / 22.933°N 88.433°E / 22.933; 88.433Coordinates: 22°56′N 88°26′E / 22.933°N 88.433°E / 22.933; 88.433
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 103
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 15. Barrackpore
Electorate (year) 158,495 (2011)

Bijpur (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. 103 Bijpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kanchrapara municipality and Halisahar municipality.[1]

Bijpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 15 Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Subhrangsu Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Nirjharini Chakraborty of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bijpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Subhranshu Roy 65,479 51.49 +4.57#
CPI(M) Nirjharini Chakarborty 52,867 41.57 -11.08
BJP Kamala Kanta Chowdhury 4,841 3.81
Independent Ramen Mallick 2,005
BSP Sarat Chandra Biswas 1,982
Turnout 127,174 80.24
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 15.66#

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

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

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections Dr. Nirjharini Chakraborty of CPI(M) won the Bijpur seat defeating Kalyani Biswas (Basu) of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) won defeating Jagadish Das, son of Akul Das, of Trinamool Congress. Kamal Sengupta Basu of CPI(M) defeated Mrinal Kanti Singha Roy of Congress in 1996. Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Bimalananda Dutta of Congress in 1991 and 1987, Prabir Bandopadhyay of Congress in 1982 and Jagadish Chandra Das, s/o Akul in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Jagadish Chandra Das, s/o Akul, of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) won in 1969 and 1967. Monoranjan Roy of CPI won in 1962. Niranjan Sengupta of CPI won in 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Bijpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bijpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bijpur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "128 - Bijpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  6. ^ "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.