Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Khardaha
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Khardaha is located in West Bengal
Khardaha
Khardaha
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.38333°E / 22.71667; 88.38333Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.38333°E / 22.71667; 88.38333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 109
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 168,586 (2011)

Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 109 Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Khardaha municipality, Ward Nos.15, 18 to 21 and 35 of Panihati municipality, and Bandipur, Bilkanda I, Bilkanda II and Patulia gram panchayats of Barrackpore II community development block.[1]

Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Amit Kumar Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Khardaha [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Amit Kumar Mitra 83,608 56.49
CPI(M) Asim Dasgupta 57,454 38.82
BJP Anadi Kumar Biswas 3,673 2.48
BSP Sampa Biswas 1,813
PDS Jay Prakash Pandey 1,470
Turnout 148,018 87.8
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing

Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat in 2006

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections, Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M), won the Khardaha seat defeating his nearest rivals Mahadeb Basak of BJP in 2006, Ranjit Kumar Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Chinmoy Chatterjee of Congress in 1996, Sipta Bishnu of Congress in 1991 and Sudhir Banerjee of Congress in 1987. Kamal Sarkar of CPI(M) had won this seat in 1982 and 1977 defeating Nirmal Ghosh of Congress in 1982 and Harshadhari Bhattacharya of Congress in 1977.[5]

1957-1972[edit]

Sisir Kumar Ghosh of CPI won in 1972. Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Gopal Banerjee of CPI won in 1962, Satkari Mitra of PSP won in 1957. Prior to that the Khardaha seat did not exist.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Khardaha". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khardah. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khardah. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "134 - Khardah Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15.