Kranti (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kranti
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kranti is located in West Bengal
Kranti
Kranti
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°42′50″N 88°42′27″E / 26.71389°N 88.70750°E / 26.71389; 88.70750Coordinates: 26°42′50″N 88°42′27″E / 26.71389°N 88.70750°E / 26.71389; 88.70750
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Year established 1977
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri

Kranti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission Kranti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011 and the new Dabgram-Phulbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) comes into being.[1][2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1977 Kranti Parimal Mitra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1982 Parimal Mitra Communsit Party of india (Marxist)[4]
1987 Sudhan Raha Communist Party of india (Marxist)[5]
1991 Sudhan Raha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1996 Sudhan Raha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
2001 Sudhan Raha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
2006 Fazlul Karim Communist Party of india (Marxist) [9]

For MLAs in the area after 2006 see Dabgram-Phulbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Results[edit]

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[9] Fazlul Karim of CPI(M) won the Kranti assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Atul Roy, Independent. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sudhan Raha of CPI(M) defeated Aburabbani Ahmed (Badshah) of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[8] Subhash Das of Congress in 1996,[7] Aftabul Alam of Congress in 1991,[6] and Kallol Basu of Congress in 1987.[5] Parimal Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Deba Prasad Roy of Congress in 1982[4] and Abdul Hasnat Mohammed Abu Saleque of Congress in 1977.[3][10]The constituency was not there prior to that.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minister loses rural votebank - CPM worried about Asok’s redrawn constituency Avijit Sinha - The Telegraph". Darjeeling Times.com. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "19 - Kranti Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.