Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Howrah Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Howrah Uttar is located in West Bengal
Howrah Uttar
Howrah Uttar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°20′42″E / 22.61000°N 88.34500°E / 22.61000; 88.34500Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°20′42″E / 22.61000°N 88.34500°E / 22.61000; 88.34500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No. 170
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 171,318 (2011)

Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Howrah North) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 170 Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1 to 7 and 10 to 16 of Howrah municipal corporation.[1]

Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Howrah Uttar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Ashoke Ghosh 61,468 49.25 +7.29#
CPI(M) Nemai Samanta 41,858 33.54 -20.46
BJP Umesh Rai 16,494 13.22
Independent Hitendranath Mondal 1,514
BSP Siddhartha Sarkar 761
Independent Murli Dhar Roy 704
Independent Arvind Kumar Dubey 490
Independent Raktendu Naskar 417
Samajtantic Party of India Sudarshan Manna 404
JD(U) Binod Kumar Singh 360
JD(S) Shyam Bihari Singh 326
Turnout 124,794 72.84
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 27.75#

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

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, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections Lagan Deo Singh of CPI(M) won the Howrah North assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Bani Singha of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Asok Ghosh of Congress in the three other years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Asok Ghosh of Congress defeated Lagan Deo Singh of CPI(M) in 1987 and Chittabrata Majumdar of CPI(M) in 1982. Chittabrata Mazumdar of CPI(M) defeated Supriya Basu of Congress in 1977.[5]

1967-1972[edit]

Shankarlal Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Nirmal Kumar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1969. S.K.Mukherjee of Congress won in 1967.[6]

1951-1962[edit]

During the period Howrah had four Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

Howrah North[edit]

Saila Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Samar Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1957. Biren Banerjee of CPI won in 1951.[6]

Howrah West[edit]

Anadi Dass, Independent, won in 1962. Bankim Chandra Kar of Congress won in 1957 and 1951.[6]

Howrah East[edit]

Bejoy Bhattacharyya of Congress won in 1962. Beni Chandra Dutta of Congress won in 1957. Saila Kumar Mukhopdhyay of Congress won in 1951.[6]

For results of Howrah South constituency see Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Howrah Uttar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Howrah Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Howrah Uttar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "162 - Howrah North Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.