Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kaliachak
Vidhan Sabha constituency
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)

Election results[edit]

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, 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 and 1996. Dinesh Joardar of CPI(M) defeated Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Promode Ranjan Bose of CPI(M) defeated Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress in 1982. Ahmed Shamsuddin of Congress defeated Promode Ranjan Bose of CPI(M) in 1977.[2]

1951–1972[edit]

Shamsuddin Ahamed of Congress won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. N. Islam of CPI(M) won in 1967. Promode Ranjan Bose, Independent, won in 1962. Mahibur Rahman Choudhury of Congress won in 1957. In 1951, 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "49 - Kaliachak Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  3. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 

Coordinates: 24°52′26″N 88°01′40″E / 24.8739200°N 88.0277600°E / 24.8739200; 88.0277600