Karimpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Karimpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Karimpur is located in West Bengal
Karimpur
Karimpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°58′N 88°37′E / 23.967°N 88.617°E / 23.967; 88.617Coordinates: 23°58′N 88°37′E / 23.967°N 88.617°E / 23.967; 88.617
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 77
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 11. Murshidabad
Electorate (year) 196,472 (2011)

Karimpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 77 Karimpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Karimpur I community development block and Dhoradaha I, Dhoradaha II, Murutia, Natidanga I, Natidanga II and Rahamatpur gram panchayats of Karimpur II community development block.[1]

Karimpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Karimpur Haripada Chatterjee Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
1957 Bijoy Lal Chattopadhyay Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Samarjit Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Nalinaksha Sanyal Bangla Congress[5]
1969 Nalinaksha Sanyal Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Samarendra Nath Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Arabinda Mandal Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Samarendra Nath Sanyal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Chitta Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Chitta Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Chitta Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Chitta Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Prafulla Kumar Bhowmick Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Prafulla Kumar Bhowmick Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Samar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Samar Ghosh of Communist Party of India (Marxist) defeated his nearest rival Dr. Ramen Sarkar of All India Trinamool Congress

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Karimpur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Samar Ghosh 82,244 46.17 -1.01
AITMC Dr. Ramen Sarkar 77,159 43.32 -13.12#
BJP Indrajit Mondal 8,098 4.55
Independent Rajib Sekh 3,626
BSP Swapan Kumar Biswas 2,628
Independent Bikash Chandra Biswas 2,054
MLKSC Rejaul Sekh 1,446
People's Democratic Conference of India Abdulla Biswas 86
Turnout 178,118 90.66
CPI(M) hold Swing +12.11#

Rajib Sekh, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Congress candidate.[18]

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In 2006[15]and 2001[14]state assembly elections, Prafulla Kumar Bhowmick of CPI(M) won the Karimpur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Arabinda Mondal of Congress and Chira Ranjan Mandal of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi-cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Chitta Ranjan Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Chira Ranjan Mandal of Congress in 1996[13]and 1991,[12]and Arabinda Mandal of Congress in 1987[11]and 1982.[10]Samarendra Nath Sanyal of CPI(M) defeated Arabinda Mandal of Congress in 1977.[9][19]

1951–1972[edit]

Arabinda Mandal of Congress won in 1972.[8] Samarendra Nath Sanyal of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7]Nalinaksha Sanyal of Bangla Congress / Congress won in 1969[6]and 1967.[5]Samarjit Bandopadhyay of Congress won in 1962.[4]Bijoy Lal Chattopadhyay of Congress won in 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Haripada Chatterjee of KMPP won the Karimpur seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Karimpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ The Rebel Candidates in the Fray, The Telegraph (print edition) 23 April 2011
  19. ^ "69 Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.