Domjur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Domjur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Domjur is located in West Bengal
Domjur
Domjur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°38′00″N 88°13′00″E / 22.63333°N 88.21667°E / 22.63333; 88.21667Coordinates: 22°38′00″N 88°13′00″E / 22.63333°N 88.21667°E / 22.63333; 88.21667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No. 184
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 216,262 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 184 Domjur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bally Jagachha community development block and Bankra I, Bankra II, Bankra III, Makardah II, Narna, Shalap I and Shalap II gram panchayats of Domjur community development block.[1]

Domjur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 27 Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Domjur was earlier part of Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Domjur [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Rajib Banerjee 101,042 54.07 +16.98
CPI(M) Mohanta Chatterjee 76,056 40.70 -2.32
BJP Parthasarathi Baksi 4,210 2.25
Indian Unity Centre Sabila Begum 1,526
Independent Subrata Das 1,393
Independent Nirmal Mondal 1,322
Independent Jugal Hazra 870
Independent Jayanta Mondal 459
Turnout 186,878 86.41
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 19.30
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections Mohanta Chatterjee of CPI(M) won the Domjur seat defeating his nearest rival Rajib Banerjee of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Padma Nidhi Dhar of CPI(M) defeated Brajamohan Majumdar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Bhabani Prasad Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996, and Sachin Ray of Congress in 1991. Joykesh Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Sachin Ray of Congress in 1987, Mahadeb Manna of Congress in 1982, and Krishna Pada Roy of Congress in 1977.[6]

1951-1972[edit]

Krishna Pada Roy of Congress won in 1972. Joykesh Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. A.H.Mondal of Congress won in 1967. Tarapada Dey of CPI won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Domjur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Domjur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Domjur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  6. ^ "166 - Domjur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.