Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||24. Kolkata Uttar|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).
In the 2011 election, Smita Bakshi of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Janki Singh of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jorasanko |
|Trinamool Congress||Smita Bakshi||57,970||51.11|
|BJP||Meena Devi Purohit||17,161||15.13|
|Independent||Manoj Kumar Jaiswal||553||0.49|
|Jago Party||Birendra Singh||369||0.33|
|Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)||Sunil Roy||184||0.16|
|Trinamool Congress hold||Swing|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||6|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10
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.
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.
In 1951 there was a seat at Colootola. Anandi Lal Poddar of Congress won it.
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