Chakulia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chakulia
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chakulia is located in West Bengal
Chakulia
Chakulia
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.02139°N 87.95250°E / 26.02139; 87.95250Coordinates: 26°01′17″N 87°57′09″E / 26.02139°N 87.95250°E / 26.02139; 87.95250
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Constituency No 31
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 5. Raiganj
Electorate (year) 167,001 (2011)

Chakulia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It came into existence in 2011, as per orders of the Delimitation Commission.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 31 Chakulia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Goalpokhar II community development block and Bazargaon I and Bazargaon II gram panchayats of Karandighi community development block.[1]

Chakulia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 5. Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Chakulia Ali Imran Ramz All India Forward Bloc[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Ali Imran Ramz of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Serajul Islam of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chakulia constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Forward Bloc Ali Imran Ramz 65,265 52.13
INC Serajul Islam 44,852 35.82
BSP Goutam Chandra Paul 5,287 4.22
BJP Kalipada Ghosh 4,052 3.24
JDP Durga Hemram 3,081
Independent Raj Kumar Jain 2,661
Turnout 125,198 74.97
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 3 Increase2
Trinamool Congress 2 Increase2
Independent/ Rebel Congress 1 Increase1
Forward Bloc 2 Decrease0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

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


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chakulia. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.