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]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Bijpur Niranjan Sengupta Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Niranjan Sengupta Communist Party of India[3]
1962 Monoranjan Roy Communist Party of India[4]
1967 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Jagadish Chandra Das Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Jagadish Chandra Das Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Kamal Sengupta Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Jagadish Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Dr. Nirjharini Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Subhrangsu Roy All India Trinamool Congress[16]

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 constituency[16][17]
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

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15]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,[14]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.[13]Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Bimalananda Dutta of Congress in 1991[12]and 1987,[11]Prabir Bandopadhyay of Congress in 1982[10]and Jagadish Chandra Das, s/o Akul in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Jagadish Chandra Das, s/o Akul, of Congress won in 1972[8]and 1971.[7]Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) won in 1969[6]and 1967.[5]Monoranjan Roy of CPI won in 1962.[4]Niranjan Sengupta of CPI won in 1957[3]and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

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, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bijpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "128 - Bijpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.