Champdani (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Champdani
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Champdani is located in West Bengal
Champdani
Champdani
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°48′32″N 88°20′20″E / 22.80889°N 88.33889°E / 22.80889; 88.33889Coordinates: 22°48′32″N 88°20′20″E / 22.80889°N 88.33889°E / 22.80889; 88.33889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 187
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 208,046

Champdani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 187 Champdani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Champdani municipality, Baidyabati municipality, Ward Nos.1 & 2 and 20 to 24 of Serampore municipality and. Payarapur gram panchayat of Sreerampur-Uttarpara community development block.[1]

Champdani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 27 Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Champdani [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Muzzafar Khan 92,476 57.16 -1.43#
CPI(M) Jibesh Chakraborty 56,163 34.72 -4.19
BJP Durga Verma 8,258
Independent Gour Chandra Dey 2,361
JD(U) Taharon Begum 1,668
Independent Goutam Pyne 851
Turnout 161,777 77.76
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 2.76#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Jibesh Chakraborty of CPI(M) won the Champdani assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Abdul Mannan of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Abdul Mannan of Congress defeated Kaji Abdul Hai of CPI(M) in 2001, and Sunil Sarkar of CPI(M) in 1996 and 1991. Sunil Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Gouri Sankar Banerjee of Congress in 1987. Sailendra Nath Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Swaraj Mukhopadhyay of Congress in 1982 and Bibhas Chandra Ghosh of Janata Party in 1977.[5]

1967-1972[edit]

Girija Bhushan Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1972. Haripada Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. Byomkesh Majumdar of Congress won in 1967.[6]Prior to that the Champdani seat did not exist.

1951-1962 Bhadreswar[edit]

The Bhadreswar seat was there between 1951 and 1962. Girija Bhushan Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1962. Byomkesh Majumdar of Congress 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 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Champdani". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Champdani. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Champdani. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "181 - Champdani Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  6. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.