Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Karandighi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Karandighi is located in West Bengal
Karandighi
Karandighi
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°48′N 87°56′E / 25.800°N 87.933°E / 25.800; 87.933Coordinates: 25°48′N 87°56′E / 25.800°N 87.933°E / 25.800; 87.933
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Constituency No 32
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Electorate (year) 182,504 (2011)

Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 32 Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Altapur I, Altapur II, Dalkhola I, Dalkhola II, Domhana, Karandighi I, Karandighi II, Lahutara I, Lahutara II, Raniganj, Rasakhowa I and Rasakhowa II gram panchayats of Karandighi community development block[1]

Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 5 Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951* Karandighi Mohinuddin Mokhtar Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Phanis Chandra Sinha Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Phanis Chandra Sinha Indian National Congress[4]
1967 H.S.Hussain Praja Socialist Party[5]
1969 Suresh Chandra Sinha All India Forward Bloc[6]
1971 Haji Sajjad Hussain Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Haji Sajjad Hussain Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Haji Sajjad Hussain Indian National Congress[9]
1982 Suresh Chandra Singha All India Forward Bloc [10]
1987 Suresh Chandra Singha All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Haji Sajjad Hussain Indian National Congress [12]
1996 Suresh Chandra Singha All India Forward Bloc[13]
2001 Gokul Roy All India Forward Bloc[14]
2006 Gokul Roy All India Forward Bloc [15]
2011 Gokul Roy All India Forward Bloc[16]

.* This area was in Bihar when elections were held

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Gokul Behari Roy of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Subhas Goswami of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Karandighi constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Forward Bloc Gokul Behari Roy 57,023 37.99 -7.08
INC Subhas Goswami 51,245 34.14 -8.13
Independent Md. Hafizul Iqbal 24,272 16.17
BSP Nirod Bandhu Biswas 4,355 2.90
BJP Arshad Alam 4,020 2.68
Independent Bablu Soren 2,437
SUCI Muktar Ahamed 2,232
JD(U) Hem Ranjan Mandal 1,605
Independent Binoy Kumar Das 1,124
Independent Dinesh Chandra Singha 972
Independent Purna Chandra Singha 815
Turnout 150,100 82.24
Forward Bloc hold Swing 1.05
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 3 Increase2
Trinamool Congress 2 Increase2
Independent/ Rebel Congress 1 Increase1
Forward Bloc 2 Decrease0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections, Gokul Roy of Forward Bloc won the Karandighi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc defeated Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress in 1996.[13] Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress defeated Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc in 1991.[12] Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc defeated Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress in 1987[11] and 1982.[10] Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress defeated Amarendra Nath Singha of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Suresh Chandra Sinha of Forward Bloc won in 1969.[6] H.S.Hussain of PSP won in 1967.[5] Phanis Chandra Sinha of Congress won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India's first election in 1951 the area was part of Bihar and Mohinuddin Mokhtar of Congress won the Karandighi seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of Bihar". Constituency-wise Data – Constituency No. 194. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Karandighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "30 - Karandighi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.