Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Jorasanko
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jorasanko is located in Kolkata
Jorasanko
Jorasanko
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°21′29″E / 22.58500°N 88.35806°E / 22.58500; 88.35806Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°21′29″E / 22.58500°N 88.35806°E / 22.58500; 88.35806
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 165
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Kolkata Uttar
Electoral system First past the post

Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: জোড়াসাঁকো বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 165 Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 22, 23, 25, 27 and 37 to 43 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Smita Bakshi of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Janki Singh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jorasanko [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Smita Bakshi 57,970 51.11 -6.32
CPI(M) Janki Singh 26,461 23.33 -15.52
BJP Meena Devi Purohit 17,161 15.13
JD(U) Md. Sohrab 8,526 7.52
Independent Manoj Kumar Jaiswal 553 0.49
BSP Arvind Singh 529 0.47
Independent Subhash Singh 474 0.42
Independent Uttam Acharya 407 0.36
Jago Party Birendra Singh 369 0.33
Independent Munni Hela 269 0.24
Independent Biswabasu Mukherji 213 0.19
Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Sunil Roy 184 0.16
Independent Kanailal Maity 162 0.14
Independent Bipin Das 141 0.12
Turnout 113,419
AITMC hold Swing


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Dinesh Bajaj of Trinamool Congress won the Jorasanko assembly seat defeating Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc. Satya Narain Bajaj of Trinamool Congress defeated Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc in 2001. Deokinandan Poddar of Congress defeated Satish Narayan Bajaj of Forward Bloc in 1996, Sukumar Das of Forward Bloc in 1991 and 1987, and Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc in 1982. Vishnu Kant Shastri representing Janata Party defeated Deokinandan Poddar of Congress in 1977.[6]

1951-1972[edit]

Deokinandan Poddar of Congress won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. R.K.Poddar of Congress won in 1967. Badri Prasad Poddar of Congress won in 1962. Anandi Lal Poddar of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Amarendra Nath Basu of Forward Bloc (MG) won the Jorasanko seat.[7]

Colootola[edit]

In 1951 there was a seat at Colootola. Anandi Lal Poddar of Congress won it.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Jorasanko". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jorasanko. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jorasanko. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  6. ^ "143 - Jorasanko Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  7. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15.