Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Diamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Diamond Harbour is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°12′00″N 88°12′00″E / 22.20000°N 88.20000°E / 22.20000; 88.20000Coordinates: 22°12′00″N 88°12′00″E / 22.20000°N 88.20000°E / 22.20000; 88.20000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 143
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Electorate (year) 164,210 (2011)

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 143 Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:Diamond Harbour municipality, Basuldanga, Bolsiddhi Kali Nagar, Derak, Harindanga, Kanpur Dhanaberia, Mashat and Parulia gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour I community development block, and Kamarpol, Khordo, Mathur, Nurpur, Patra and Sarisa gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II community development bloc.[1]

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Diamond Harbour [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dipak Kumar Halder 87,645 53.37 +7.05
CPI(M) Subhra Sau 66,871 40.72 -6.78
BJP Krishna Baidya 4,946 3.01
PDS Mousumi Maitra 2,951
Indian Unity Centre Md. Shamsut Touhid Purkait 1,797
Turnout 164,210 85.36
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.83
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[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Rishi Halder of CPI(M) won the 119 Diamond Harbour assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subhashis Chakraborty of Trinamool Congress and Amjad Ali Sardar of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sheikh Daulat Ali of Congress defeated Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) in 1996. Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) defeated Nazrul Islam Molla of Congress in 1991, Monoranjan Kayal of Congress in 1987, Dibakar Ghosh of Congress in 1982, and Sankari Prasad Mondal of Janata Party in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Daulat Ali Sheikh of Congress won in 1972. Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Jagadish Chandra Halder of Congress won in 1962. Ramanuj Haldar of PSP won in 1957. Charu Chandra Bhandari of KMPP won 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 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Diamond Harbour". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Diamond Harbour. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Diamond Harbour. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "119 - Diamond Harbour 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.