Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||25. Howrah|
|Electorate (year)||223,616 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 171 Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 17 to 20, 24 to 34, 36, 37 and 42 of Howrah municipal corporation.
In the 2011 election, Aroop Roy (Apu) of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Arup Ray(Tukun)of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Howrah Madhya |
|AITMC||Aroop Roy (Apu)||103,184||62.07||+7.50#|
|CPI(M)||Arup Ray (Tukun)||52,514||31.59||-10.70|
|JD(U)||Vikram Singh Grewal||1,071|
|AITMC gain from CPI(M)||Swing||18.20#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||11|
In the 2006 state assembly elections Arup Ray of CPI(M) won the Howrah Central assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ambica Banerjee of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, 1996, 1991, 1987 and 1982 state assembly elections, Ambica Banerjee of Trinamool Congress/ Congress defeated Subir Ranjan Das of CPI(M) in 2001, Sureswar Dutta of Janata Dal in 1996 and 1991, Sankar Mondol, Independent, in 1987, and Sudhin Kumar in 1982. Sudhindra Nath Kumar, Independent, defeated Sukumar Banerjee of Janata Party in 1977.
During the period Howrah had four Vidhan Sabha constituencies.
Anadi Dass, Independent, won in 1962. Bankim Chandra Kar of Congress won in 1957 and 1951.
Bejoy Bhattacharyya of Congress won in 1962. Beni Chandra Dutta of Congress won in 1957. Saila Kumar Mukhopdhyay of Congress won in 1951.
For results of Howrah South constituency see Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
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