Kolkata Port (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kolkata Port
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kolkata Port is located in Kolkata
Kolkata Port
Kolkata Port
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′34″N 88°18′56″E / 22.52611°N 88.31556°E / 22.52611; 88.31556Coordinates: 22°31′34″N 88°18′56″E / 22.52611°N 88.31556°E / 22.52611; 88.31556
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 158
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral system First past the post

Kolkata Port (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: কলকাতা পো্র্ট বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 158 Kolkata Port (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 75, 76, 78 to 80 and 133 to 135 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Kolkata Port (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) .[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Firhad Hakim (Bobby) of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Moinuddin Shams of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kolkata Port [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Firad Hakim 63,866
Forward Bloc Moinuddin Sams 38,833
Independent Ram Pyare Ram 22,131
BJP Raj Kumari Shaw 2,699
Independent Sanjay Lal Das 2,046
Independent Krishnendu Banerjee 1,157
Independent Amitava Banerjee 582
Turnout

Ram Pyare Ram, contesting as an independent, was a rebel Congress candidate.[5]


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Kolkata Port". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kolkata Port. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kolkata Port. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "Fair-&-free chant in red and green camps - Congress suspends six more rebel candidates". The Telegraph, 19 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-01.