Katwa (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Katwa
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Katwa is located in West Bengal
Katwa
Katwa
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°39′N 88°08′E / 23.650°N 88.133°E / 23.650; 88.133Coordinates: 23°39′N 88°08′E / 23.650°N 88.133°E / 23.650; 88.133
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 270
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 38. Bardhaman Purba (SC)
Electorate (year) 211,459 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 270 Katwa assembly constituency covers Katwa municipality, Dainhat municipality, Katwa II community development block and Khajurdihi, Sudpur, Karajgram and Goai gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block. Koshigram and Srikhanda gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block are part of Ketugram (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Saragram, Gidhgram and Alampur gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block are part of Mangalkot (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[1]

Katwa assembly segment was earlier part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Katwa [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Rabindranath Chatterjee 97,951 52.53 +4.12
CPI(M) Sudipta Bagchi 70,426 37.77 -7.23
BJP Anil Dutta 7,036 3.77
People’s Democratic Conference of India Mohammad Nasiruddin 3,512
SUCI Apurba Chakraborty 2,125
Independent Chandra Chur Sarkar 1,960
BSP Ranu Goldar 1,826
Independent Kishore Kumar Ghosh 1,642
Turnout 186,478 88.19
INC hold Swing +11.35
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)

1977-2006[edit]

Rabindranath Chatterjee of Congress won the Katwa assembly seat in 2006, 2001, 1996 defeating his nearest rivals, Sudipta Bagchi, Kanak Kanti Goswami and Anjan Chatterjee, all of CPI(M) in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Anjan Chatterjee of CPI(M) won the seat in 1991 and 1987 defeating Rabindranath Chatterjee of Congress. Haramohan Sinha of CPI(M) won the seat in 1982 and 1977 defeating Subrata Mukherjee of Congress and Nityananda Thakur of Janata Party in the respective years.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Subrata Mukherjee of Congress won the Katwa assembly seat in 1972. Haramohan Sinha of CPI (M) won it in 1971. Nityananda Thakur of Congress won it in 1969. Subodh Chowdhury of CPI (M) won it in 1967. Subodh Chowdhury, representing CPI, won the seat in 1962. Tarapada Cahudhuri of Congress won it in 1957. Subodh Chowdhury, representing CPI, won the seat in 1951.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Katwa". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Katwa. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Katwa. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "280 – Katwa Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29.