Canning Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Canning Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Canning Paschim is located in West Bengal
Canning Paschim
Canning Paschim
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°19′00″N 88°40′00″E / 22.31667°N 88.66667°E / 22.31667; 88.66667Coordinates: 22°19′00″N 88°40′00″E / 22.31667°N 88.66667°E / 22.31667; 88.66667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 138
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 177,379 (2011)

Canning Paschim (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. 138 Canning Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Canning I community development block and Narayanpur gram panchayat of Canning II community development block.[1]

Canning Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Canning Paschim [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Shyamal Mondal 81,736 53.35 +3.06#
CPI(M) Joydeb Purkait 62,122 40.55 -1.14#
BJP Manojit Mondal 6,108 3.99
BSP Ajit Kumar Mazumdar 3,236
Turnout 153,202 86.37
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 4.20#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, for the Canning West seat in 2006.

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)


1977-2006 Canning West[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Dwijapada Mondol of CPI(M) won the Canning West (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival, Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Trinamool Congress. In 2001, Gobinda Chandra Naskar representing Congress defeated Bimal Mistry of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bimal Mistry of CPI(M) defeated Bhaskar Sinha of Congres in 1996 and 1991. Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress defeated Chittaranjan Mirdha of CPI(M) in 1987. Chittaranjan Mirdha of CPI(M) defeated Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress in 1982 and 1977.[5]

1957-1972 Canning[edit]

Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Narayan Naskar of Congress won in 1969. A.C.Halder of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Khagendra Nath Naskar of Congress won in 1962. In 1957 Canning was a dual seat. It was won by Khagendra Nath Naskar and Abdus Shukur, both of Congress.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Canning Paschim". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Canning Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Canning Paschim. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "105 - Canning West (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.