Jagatdal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Jagatdal
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jagatdal is located in West Bengal
Jagatdal
Jagatdal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°51′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.85000°N 88.38333°E / 22.85000; 88.38333Coordinates: 22°51′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.85000°N 88.38333°E / 22.85000; 88.38333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 106
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 15. Barrackpore
Electorate (year) 172,294 (2011)

Jagatdal (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. 106 Jagatdal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 18 to 35 of Bhatpara Municipality, and Kogachi I, Kogachi II, Mamudpur, Panpur Keutia gram panchayats of Barrackpore I community development block.[1]

Jagatdal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 15 Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1977 Jagatdal Nihar Basu All India Forward Bloc[2]
1982 Nihar Basu All India Forward Bloc[3]
1987 Nihar Basu All India Forward Bloc[4]
1991 Nihar Basu All India Forward Bloc[5]
1996 Anay Gopal Sinha Indian National Congress[6]
2001 Hari Pada Biswas All India Forward Bloc[7]
2006 Hari Pada Biswas All India Forward Bloc[8]
2011 Parash Dutta All India Trinamool Congress[9]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Parash Dutta of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Haripada Biswas of Forward Bloc.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jagatdal constituency[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Parash Dutta 86,388 58.80
Forward Bloc Haripada Biswas 50,356 34.28
BJP Dilip Mitra 4,276 2.91
BSP Bimal Krishna Ray 2,657
Independent Mukul Sarkar 1,342
Independent Debashis Das 1,007
Independent Pronab Kumar De 884
Turnout 146,910 85.27
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing

Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat 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

Note: New constituencies – 6, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Hari Pada Biswas of Forward Bloc won the Jagatdal assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals Rahul (Biswajit) Sinha of BJP in 2006[8]and Mukul Roy of AITC in 2001.[7] Contests in most years were multi-cornered but only winners and runners are mentioned. Anay Gopal Sinha of Congress defeated Nihar Basu of Forward Bloc in 1996.[6]Nihar Basu of Forward Bloc defeated Anay Gopal Sinha of Congress in 1991,[5]Nani Gopal Sarkar of Congress in 1987,[4]Mrigen Lahiry of Congress in 1982[3]and Sudhin Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1977.[2][11] Prior to that, the constituency did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jagatdal. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  11. ^ "131 - Jagatdal Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.