Galsi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||39. Bardhaman-Durgapur|
|Electorate (year)||204,466 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 274 Galsi (SC) assembly constituency covers Galsi I community development block, Galsi and Kurkuba gram panchayats of Galsi II CD Block and Kanksa, Trilokchandrapur, Bankati and Bidbehar gram panchayats of Kanksa CD Block. Adra, Bhunri, Gohogram, Khano, Maszidpur, Sanko and Satinadi gram panchayats of Galsi II CD Block are part of Khandaghosh (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Galsi |
|Forward Bloc||Sunil Kumar Mondal||92,126||50.59||-17.09|
|Trinamool Congress||Joydeb Saha||81,272||44.63||#|
|Forward Bloc hold||Swing||#|
.# Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||8||13|
|Marxist Forward Bloc||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)
In 2006 and 2001 assembly elections, Mehbub Mondal of Forward Bloc won the Galsi assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Anil Kumar Saha of BJP and Ajijul Haque Mondal of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1996 and 1991, Idrish Mondal of Forward Block defeated Syed Imdad Ali and Champak (both of Congress) respectively. In 1987, 1982 and 1977, Deb Ranjan Sen of Forward Block defeated Ajit Bandopadhyay, Himanshu Baran Roy and Nirmalendu Koner (all of Congress) respectively.
Aswini Roy of CPI(M) won the seat in 1972. Anil Roy of CPI(M) won it in 1971. Phakir Chandra Roy (Independent) won it in 1969 and 1967. Kanai Lal Das of Congress won it in 1962. In 1957 and 1952, Galsi was a constituency with two seats. In 1957, Phakir Chandra Roy (Independent) and Pramathanath Dhibar of Forward Bloc won the seats. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Mahitosh Saha and Jadabendra Nath Panja, both of Congress, won the seats.
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