Garden Reach (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Garden Reach (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Garden Reach (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).:[2]

Election results[edit]

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections Abdul Khaleque Molla of Congress won the 114 Garden Reach assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Mohammed Amin of CPI(M). Mohammed Amin of CPI(M) defeated Fazle Azim Molla of Trinamool Congress in 2001 and of Congress in 1996. Fazle Azim Molla of Congress defeated Dilip Sen of CPI(M) in 1991 and Mohammed Amin of CPI(M) in 1987. Shamsuzzoha of Congress defeated Chhedilal Singh of CPI(M) in 1982. Chhedilal Singh of CPI(M) defeated S.M.Abdullah of Congress in 1977. [3]

1951-1972[edit]

Chhedilal Singh of CPI(M) won in 1972. S.M.Abdullah of Congress won in 1971. Arun Sen of CPI won in 1969. S.M.Abdullah of Congress won in 1967 and 1962. Shaikh Abduallah Farooquie of CPI won in 1957. S.M.abdullah of Congress won in independent India’s first election in 1951. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  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 2010-10-01. 
  3. ^ "114 - Garden Reach Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  4. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 

Coordinates: 22°31′55″N 88°18′14″E / 22.5320°N 88.3039°E / 22.5320; 88.3039