Krishnanagar Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|— Vidhan Sabha constituency —|
|Lok Sabha constituency||13. Ranaghat (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||173,995 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 85 Krishnanagar Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bhat Jungla, Chak Dilnagar, Daypara, Dignagar and Ruipukur gram panchayats of Krishnanagar I community development block, and Krishnanagar II community development block.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Krishnanagar Dakshin |
|Trinamool Congress||Ujjal Biswas||71,392||46.38||+0.49#|
|CPI(ML)(L)||Anchharul Hoque Bishwas||3,200|
|BSP||Mukunda Lal Sarkar||1,230|
|Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M)||Swing||+10.08#|
Amal Majumdar, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Congress candidate.
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006 for the Krishnagar West seat.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||8|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
Till 2006, Krishnanagar had two Vidhan Sabha constituencies Krishnagar East and Krishnagar West.
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Subinay Ghosh of CPI(M) won the Krishnagar East assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Dr. Ramendranath Sarkar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Shibdas Mukherjee, representing Trinamool Congress in 2001 and Congress in 1996 and 1991, defeated Radhanath Biswas of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996, and Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1991. Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party in 1982. Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party defeated Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1977.
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Asoke Banerjee of CPI(M) won the Krishnagar West assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ujjal Biswas of Trinamool Congress. Sunil Kumar Ghosh of CPI(M) defeated Ujjal Biswas of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Biswarup Mukherjee of Congress in 1996 and Ujjal Biswas of Congress in 1991. Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Gouri Sankar Dutta of Congress in 1987 and 1982, and Mohadeb Bhattacharya of Janata Party in 1977.
Shibdas Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972. Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967.
During the period there was a single seat for Krishnanagar. Kashi Kanta Maitra of PSP won the Krishnagar seat in 1962. Jagannath Majumdar of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Bejoy Lal Chattopadhyay of Congress won the Krishnagar seat.
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