Jaynagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|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.
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.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jaynagar |
|SUCI||Tarun Kanti Naskar||71,566||49.38||+3.74|
|BJP||Utpal Kumar Mandal||9,694||6.69|
|People’s Democratic Conference of India||Sanjoy Kumar Roy||2,985|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)
Debaparasad Sarkar of SUC has represented Joynagar assembly constituency from 1977 to 2006. He defeated his nearest rivals, Asish Ghosh of CPI(M) in 2006, Abul Hossain Laskar of CPI(M) in 2001, Rabindranath Basu of CPI (M) in 1996, Prasanta Sarkhel of Congress in 1991, Kumud Bhattacharjee of Congress/ ICS in 1987 and 1982, and Jantosh Chakraborti of Janata Party in 1977,
Prosun Ghosh of Congress won in 1972. Subodh Banarjee of SUC won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. In 1962 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 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.
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- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jaynagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jaynagar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
- "103 - Joynagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.
- "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.
- In certain years SUC candidates are mentioned as Independents in Election Commission records.