Krishnaganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Krishnaganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Krishnaganj is located in West Bengal
Krishnaganj
Krishnaganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°23′26″N 88°44′31″E / 23.39056°N 88.74194°E / 23.39056; 88.74194Coordinates: 23°23′26″N 88°44′31″E / 23.39056°N 88.74194°E / 23.39056; 88.74194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 88
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Ranaghat (SC)
Electorate (year) 210,344 (2011)

Krishnaganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. Hanskhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 88 Krishnaganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Krishnaganj community development block, and Badkulla-I, Badkulla-II, Betna Gobindapur, Dakshin Para I, Dakshin Para II, Gajna, Mayurhat I and Mayurhat II gram panchayats of Hanskhali community development block.[1]

Krishnaganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1977 Krishnaganj Nayan Chandra Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1982 Nayan Chandra Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1987 Nayan Chandra Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1991 Sushil Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1996 Sushil Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
2001 Sushil Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
2006 Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
2011 Sushil Biswas All India Trinamool Congress[9]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Sushil Biswas of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Barun Biswas of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Krishnaganj (SC) constituency[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sushil Biswas 96,550 52.17 +2.99#
CPI(M) Barun Biswas 75,616 40.86 -5.93
BJP Bipul Chandra Sen 5,718 3.09
BSP Rajnath Sarkar 3,485 1.88
Independent Nisith Roy 2,165
Nirjatita Samaj Biplabi Party Biplab Kumar Golder 1,541
Turnout 185,075 87.99
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +8.92#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[8]Binay Krishna Biswas of CPI(M) won the 74 Krishnaganj (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Sushil Biswas of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sushil Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Bidhan Chandra Poddar of Trinamool Congress/Congress in 2001,[7]1996[6]and 1991.[5]Nayan Chandra Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Mrinal Kanti Biswas of Congress in 1987.[4]Jnanendranath Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Ananda Mohan Biswas of Congress in 1982[3]and Amulya Kumar Biswas of Janata Party in 1977.[2][11] Prior to that the constituency did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Krishnaganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  11. ^ "74 - Krishnaganj (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-05.