Khejuri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Khejuri
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Khejuri is located in West Bengal
Khejuri
Khejuri
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 21°58′41″N 87°48′07″E / 21.97806°N 87.80194°E / 21.97806; 87.80194Coordinates: 21°58′41″N 87°48′07″E / 21.97806°N 87.80194°E / 21.97806; 87.80194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 215
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Electorate (year) 177,487 (2011)

Khejuri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier spelt Khajuri) (Bengali: খেজুরী বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Extent[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 215 Khejuri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Khejuri I & Khejuri II community development blocks, and Garbari I and Garbari II gram panchayats of Bhagabanpur II community development block.[1]

Khejuri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 31 Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Khejuri [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Ranajit Mondal 87,833 53.11 +13.73
SP Asim Mondal 71,673 43.34 -14.48
BJP Kalipada Mandal 3,924 2.37
Independent Sachchidananda Das 1,939
Turnout 165,369 93.17
AITMC gain from SP Swing 28.21
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Swadesh Patra of WBSP won the Khejuri assembly seat (SC) defeating his nearest rival Dr. Partha Pratim Das of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sunirmal Paik of WBSP defeated Ram Chandra Mandal of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Ram Chandra Mandal representing CPI(M) defeated Sunirmal Paik representing Congress in 1996. Sunirmal Paik representing CPI(M) defeated Santiram Das of Congress in 1991. Sunirmal Paik, Independent, defeated Susanta Mandal of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Sunirmal Paik of Janata Party defeated Sunil Sit of CPI(M) in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Bimal Paik of Congress won in 1972. Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) won in 1971. Paresh Das of Bangla Congress won in 1969. B.Paik of Congress won in 1967. Abanti Kumar Das of Congress won in 1962. The Khejuri seat was not there in 1957. Khejuri had a dual seat in independent India’s first election in 1951. It was won by Koustav Kanti Karan and Abha Maiti, both of Congress.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Khejuri". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khejuri. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khejuri. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "209 - Khajuri (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.