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, 79, 80, 133, 134 and 135 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Kolkata Port Firhad Hakim All India Trinamool Congress[2]

For MLAs from the area in previous years see (Vidhan Sabha constituency

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 constituency[2][3]
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
AITMC win (new seat)

Ram Pyare Ram, contesting as an independent, was a rebel Congress candidate.[4]


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" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kolkata Port. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Fair-&-free chant in red and green camps - Congress suspends six more rebel candidates". The Telegraph, 19 April 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.