Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kaliachak
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kaliachak is located in West Bengal
Kaliachak
Kaliachak
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°52′26″N 88°01′40″E / 24.87389°N 88.02778°E / 24.87389; 88.02778Coordinates: 24°52′26″N 88°01′40″E / 24.87389°N 88.02778°E / 24.87389; 88.02778
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Malda

Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1] There are two new constituencies in the area – Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was part of Malda (Lok Sabha constituency)

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kaliachak (North) Abul Barkat Ataul Gani Independent[2]
1951 Kaliachak (South) Sowrindra Mohan Misra Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Kaliachak Mahibur Rahman Choudhury Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Promode Ranjan Bose Independent[4]
1967 N.Islam Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Shamsuddin Ahamed Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Shamsuddin Ahamed Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Shamsuddin Ahamed Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Ahamed Shamsuddin Indian National Congress[9]
1982 Promode Ranjan Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Dinesh Chandra Joarder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Dinesh Chandra Joarder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[14]
2006 Biswanath Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]

For MLAs from the area in subsequent years see Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Biswanath Ghosh of CPI(M) won the Kaliachak assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury of Congress defeated Biswanath Ghosh of CPI(M) in 2001[14] and 1996.[13] Dinesh Joardar of CPI(M) defeated Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Promode Ranjan Bose of CPI(M) defeated Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress in 1982.[10] Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress defeated Promode Ranjan Bose of CPI(M) in 1977.[9][16]

1951–1972[edit]

Shamsuddin Ahamed of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] N. Islam of CPI(M) won in 1967.[5] Promode Ranjan Bose, Independent, won in 1962.[4] Mahibur Rahman Choudhury of Congress won in 1957.[3] In 1951,[2] when independent India’s first election was held, there were two seats in Kaliachak. Abul Barkat Ataul Gani, Independent, won the Kaliachak (North) seat. Sowrindra Mohan Misra of Congress won the Kaliachak (South) seat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. ECI. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ "49 - Kaliachak Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.