Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kakdwip
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kakdwip is located in West Bengal
Kakdwip
Kakdwip
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 21°53′00″N 88°11′00″E / 21.88333°N 88.18333°E / 21.88333; 88.18333Coordinates: 21°53′00″N 88°11′00″E / 21.88333°N 88.18333°E / 21.88333; 88.18333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 131
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Mathurapur (SC)
Electorate (year) 179,904 (2011)

Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 131 Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kakdwip community development block, and Budhakhali and Narayanpur gram panchayats of Namkhana community development block.[1]

Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 20 Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Kakdwip Maya Banerjee Indian National Congress[2]
1962 Maya Banerjee Indian National Congress[3]
1967 Hansadhwaj Dhara Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Hansadhwaj Dhara Indian National Congress[5]
1971 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1972 Basudeb Sautya Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Ashok Giri Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2001 Manturam Pakhira All India Trinamool Congress[13]
2006 Ashok Giri Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2011 Manturam Pakhira All India Trinamool Congress[15]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

Manturam Pakhira of Trinamool Congress won the seat defeating his nearest rival Milan Bhattacharya of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kakdwip constituency[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Manturam Pakhira 84,483 51.46 +2.40#
CPI(M) Milan Bhattacharya 73,980 45.07 -4.57
BJP Nirmal Kumar Das 3,329 2.03
People’s Democratic Conference of India Md. Kazi Nasiruddin Baidya 1,225
Independent Himanshu Sekhar Patra 1,142
Turnout 164,159 91.25
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 6.77#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

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]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[14] Ashok Giri of CPI(M) won the Kakdwip assembly seat defeating Manturam Pakhira of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Manturam Pakhira representing Trinamool Congress had won the seat in 2001[13]defeating Ashok Giri of CPI(M). In 1996[12]Ashok Giri of CPI(M) defeated Manturam Pakhira representing Congress. Hrishikesh Maity of CPI(M) won the seat in 1991,1987, 1982 and 1977 defeating Gourishankar Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1991[11]and 1987[10] and Basudev Sautya of Congress in 1982[9]and 1977.[8][17]

1957-1972[edit]

Basudeb Sautya of Congress won in 1972.[7]Hrishikesh Maity of CPI(M) won in 1971.[6]Hansadhwaj Dhara of Congress won in 1969[5]and 1967.[4]Maya Banejee of Congress won in 1962[3]and 1957.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kakdwip. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  17. ^ "126 - Kakdwip Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.