Dum Dum (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Dum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Dum Dum is located in West Bengal
Dum Dum
Dum Dum
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°37′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.61667°N 88.41667°E / 22.61667; 88.41667Coordinates: 22°37′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.61667°N 88.41667°E / 22.61667; 88.41667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 114
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 198,332 (2011)

Dum Dum (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 114 Dum Dum (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Dum Dum municipality and Ward Nos.1 to 17 of South Dum Dum municipality.[1]

Dum Dum (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Bratya Basu of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Gautam Deb of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Dum Dum [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Bratya Basu 92,635 57.50 +14.72#
CPI(M) Gautam Deb 61,138 37.95 -16.01
BJP Anjana Chaturvedi 4,236 2.63
Party for Democratic Socialism Tushar Kanti Roy 1,640 1.02
BSP Narendranath Ghosh 1,446 0.90
Turnout 161,095 81.22
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 30.73#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Rekha Goswami of CPI(M) won from the Dum Dum assembly constituency defeating her nearest rival Udayan Namboodiry of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Arunava Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated Ajit Chowdhury of CPI(M) in 2001. Sankar Sen of CPI(M) defeated Nitai Ghosh of Congress in 1996 and Ramesh Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1991. Santi Ranjan Ghatak of CPI(M) defeated Harashit Ghosh of Congress in 1987, and Lal Bahadur Singh of Congress in 1982 and 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Lal Bahadur Singh of Congress won in 1972. Tarun Kumar Sengupta of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Tarun Kumar Sengupta representing CPI won in 1962. Pabitra Mohan Roy of PSP won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Kanai Lal Das of Congress won from the Dum Dum constituency.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Dum Dum". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Dum Dum. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Dum Dum. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "138 - Dum Dum Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15.