Bishnupur, South 24 Parganas (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bishnupur is located in West Bengal
Bishnupur
Bishnupur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°23′00″N 88°16′00″E / 22.38333°N 88.26667°E / 22.38333; 88.26667Coordinates: 22°23′00″N 88°16′00″E / 22.38333°N 88.26667°E / 22.38333; 88.26667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 146
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Electorate (year) 210,543 (2011)

Bishnupur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 146 Bishnupur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Bishnupur I community development block, and Asuti I, Asuti II, Chatta and Raspunja gram panchayats of Thakurpukur Mahestola community development block.[1]

Bishnupur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]While Bishnupur West was part of Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency), Bishnupur East was part of Jadavpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Bishnupur Basanta Kumar Mal Indian National Congress[3]
Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[3]
1957 Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[4]
Rabindranath Roy Communist Party of India[4]
1962 Bishnupur West Jugal Chandra Santra Indian National Congress[5]
Bishnupur East Santilata Mondal Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
Bishnupur East Sundar Kumar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Bishnupur East Sundar Kumar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Bishnupur East Ram Krishna Bar Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Bishnupur East Ram Krishna Bar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Bishnupur East Sundar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Bishnupur West Provash Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Bishnupur East Sundar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Bishnupur West Kashi Nath Adak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Bishnupur East Sundar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Bishnupur West Kashi Nath Adak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Bishnupur East Sundar Naskar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Bishnupur West Sankar Saran Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Bishnupur East Ananda Kumar Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Bishnupur West Subrata Bakshi All India Trinamool Congress[15]
Bishnupur East Dilip Mondal All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Bishnupur West Rathin Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Bishnupur East Ananda Kumar Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2009 By-election Bishnupur West Madan Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2011 Bishnupur Dilip Mondal All India Trinamool Congress[18]


Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In 2011 Dilip Mondal of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sudhin Sinha of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bishnupur (SC) constituency[18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dilip Mondal 95,912 53.35
CPI(M) Sudhin Sinha 70,862 39.41
BJP Sekhar Naskar 5,745 3.20
Independent Prabhat Kiran Mandal 3,636
PDS Gopinath Naskar 1,735
Turnout 179,791 85.39
AITMC win (new seat)
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)


Earlier Bishnupur had two seats.

1977-2006 Bisnupur East[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16] Ananda Kumar Biswas of CPI(M) won the Bishnupur East (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Dilip Mondal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dilip Mondal of Trinamool Congress defeated Ananda Kumar Biswas of CPI(M) in 2001.[15]Ananda Kumar Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Mahadeb Naskar of Congress in 1996.[14] Sundar Naskar of CPI(M) defeated Ram Krishna Bar of Congress in 1991,[13]Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar of Congress in 1987,[12]Mahadeb Naskar of Congress in 1982[11]and Ram Krishna Bar of Congress in 1977.[10][20]

1977-2009 Bishnupur West[edit]

In the 2009 by-elections, caused by the death of the sitting MLA, Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress won the Bishunpur West assembly seat defeating Iskander Hossain of CPI(M).[17]In the 2006[16]state assembly elections, Rathin Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress. Subrata Bakshi of Trinamool Congress defeated Rathin Sarkar of CPI(M) in 2001.[15] Sankar Saran Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Aruna Ghosh Dastidar of Congress in 1996.[14]Kashi Nath Adak of CPI(M) defeated Aruna Ghosh Dastidat of Congress in 1991,[13] and Shaik Moquebul Haque in 1987.[12]Provash Chandra Roy of CPI(M) defeated Niranjan Ghosh of Congress in 1982[11]and Moaue Haque Shaik of Congress in 1977.[10][21]

1962-1972 Bishnupur East[edit]

Ram Krishna Bar of Congress won in 1972[9]and 1971.[8] Sundar Kumar Naskar of CPI(M) won in 1969[7]and 1967.[6]Santilata Mondal of Congress won in 1962.[5]

1962-1972 Bishnupur West[edit]

Provash Chandra Roy of CPI(M) won 1972,[9]1971,[8]1969[7]and 1967.[6]Jugal Charan Santra of Congress won in 1962.[5]

1951-1957 Bishnupur[edit]

In 1957[4]the Bishnupur seat was won jointly by Provash Chandra Roy of CPI and Rabindranath Roy of CPI. In independent India’s first election in 1951,[3]the Bishnupur was won jointly by Basanta Kumar Mal of Congress and Provash Chandra Roy of CPI.

References[edit]

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  14. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "Trinamool defeats CPI(M) in West Bengal by-poll". The Gaea Times, 1 March 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bishnupur. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  20. ^ "110 - Bishnupur East (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  21. ^ "111 - Bishnupur West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.