Jaynagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Jaynagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jaynagar is located in West Bengal
Jaynagar
Jaynagar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°11′00″N 88°25′00″E / 22.18333°N 88.41667°E / 22.18333; 88.41667Coordinates: 22°11′00″N 88°25′00″E / 22.18333°N 88.41667°E / 22.18333; 88.41667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 136
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 174,811 (2011)

Jaynagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier spelt Joynagar) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes from 2011. Prior to that it was an open seat.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 136 Jaynagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Jaynagar Mazilpur municipality, and Bele Durganagar, Futigoda, Gardoani, Mayahauri, Mayda, Sahajadapur gram panchayats Jaynagar II community development block, and 3. Baharu Kshetra, Dakshin Barasat, Hari Narayanpur, Rajapur Korabeg, Sripur and Uttar Durgapur gram panchayats of Jaynagar I community development block.[1]

Jaynagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Joynagar Subodh Banarjee Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[2]
Dinataran Moni Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[2]
1957 Subodh Banarjee Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[3]
Renupada Halder Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[3]
1962 Joynagar North Jnantosh Chakravarti Indian National Congress[4]
Joynagar South Anadi Mohan Tanti Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Jaynagar Subodh Banarjee Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[5]
1969 Subodh Banarjee Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[6]
1971 Subodh Banarjee Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[7]
1972 Prosun Ghosh Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[9]
1982 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[10]
1987 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[11]
1991 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[12]
1996 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[13]
2001 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[14]
2006 Debaprasad Sarkar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[15]
2011 Tarun Kanti Naskar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Tarun Kanti Naskar of SUCI(C) defeated his nearest rival Shyamali Halder of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jaynagar (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SUCI(C) Tarun Kanti Naskar 71,566 49.38 +3.74
CPI(M) Shyamali Halder 44,976 31.03 -4.31
INC Manoranjan Halder 13,829 9.54
BJP Utpal Kumar Mandal 9,694 6.69
People’s Democratic Conference of India Sanjoy Kumar Roy 2,985
Independent Sanatan Halder 1,890
Turnout 144,940 82.91
SUCI(C) hold Swing 6.05
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

Debaparasad Sarkar of SUCI(C) has represented Joynagar assembly constituency from 1977 to 2006. He defeated his nearest rivals, Asish Ghosh of CPI(M) in 2006,[15] Abul Hossain Laskar of CPI(M) in 2001,[14]Rabindranath Basu of CPI (M) in 1996,[13]Prasanta Sarkhel of Congress in 1991,[12]Kumud Bhattacharjee of Congress/ ICS in 1987[11]and 1982,[10]and Jantosh Chakraborti of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Prosun Ghosh of Congress won in 1972.[8]Subodh Banarjee of SUC won in 1971,[7]1969[6]and 1967.[5]In 1962[4] Joynagar had two seats. Jnantosh Chakravarti of Congress won the Joynagar North seat. Anadi Mohan Tanti of Congress won the Joynagar South (SC) seat. In 1957 and 1952 Joynagar had joint seats with one seat reserved for SC. In 1957[3]Subodh Banerjee and Renupada Halder, both of SUC, won. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Subodh Banerjee and Dinataran Moni, both of SUC, won.[2][19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jaynagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "103 - Joynagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  19. ^ In certain years SUC candidates are mentioned as Independents in Election Commission records.