Krishnanagar Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Krishnanagar Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Krishnanagar Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Krishnanagar Dakshin
Krishnanagar Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°24′0″N 88°30′0″E / 23.40000°N 88.50000°E / 23.40000; 88.50000Coordinates: 23°24′0″N 88°30′0″E / 23.40000°N 88.50000°E / 23.40000; 88.50000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 85
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Ranaghat (SC)
Electorate (year) 173,995 (2011)

Krishnanagar Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (archaic spelling Krishnagar) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

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.[1]

Krishnanagr Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]Krishnanagar East and West were earlier part of Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Krishnagar Bejoy Lal Chattopadhyay Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Jagannath Majumdar Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Kashi Kanta Maitra Praja Socialist Party[5]
1967 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Samyukta Socialist Party[6]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Samyukta Socialist Party[7]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Independent[8]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Indian National Congress[9]
Krishnagar West Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Janata Party[10]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Krishnagar East Sadhan Chattopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Krishnagar East Sadhan Chattopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1987 Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[13]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[14]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee All India Trinamool Congress[15]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2006 Krishnagar East Subinay Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Krishnagar West Asoke Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Krishnanagar Dakshin Ujjal Biswas All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

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

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Krishnanagar Dakshin constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Ujjal Biswas 71,392 46.38 +9.49#
CPI(M) Rama Biswas 60,364 39.21 -9.59
BJP Mahadev Sarkar 14,398 9.35
Independent Amal Majumdar 3,347
CPI(ML) Liberation Anchharul Hoque Bishwas 3,200
BSP Mukunda Lal Sarkar 1,230
Turnout 153,931 88.47
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +10.08#

Amal Majumdar, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Congress candidate.[19]

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006 for the Krishnagar West seat.

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]

Till 2006, Krishnanagar had two Vidhan Sabha constituencies Krishnagar East and Krishnagar West.

Krishnagar East[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16] 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[15]and 1996,[14]and Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1991.[13]Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Shibdas Mukherjee of Congress in 1987.[12]Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party in 1982.[11]Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party defeated Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1977.[10][20]

Krishnagar West[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16]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,[15]Biswarup Mukherjee of Congress in 1996[14]and Ujjal Biswas of Congress in 1991.[13]Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Gouri Sankar Dutta of Congress in 1987[12]and 1982,[11]and Mohadeb Bhattacharya of Janata Party in 1977.[10][21]

1967-1972[edit]

Krishnagar East[edit]

Kashi Kanta Maitra representing Congress won in 1972,[9]contesting as an independent candidate won in 1971,[8]and representing SSP won in 1969[7]and 1967.[6]

Krishnagar West[edit]

Shibdas Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972.[9]Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[8]1969[7]and 1967.[6]

1951-1962 Krishnagar[edit]

During the period there was a single seat for Krishnanagar. Kashi Kanta Maitra of PSP won the Krishnagar seat in 1962.[5]Jagannath Majumdar of Congress won in 1957.[4]In independent India’s first election in 1951 Bejoy Lal Chattopadhyay of Congress won the Krishnagar seat.[3]

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. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Krishnanagar Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  19. ^ The Rebel Candidates in the Fray on April 23, The Telegraph (print edition) 23 April 2011
  20. ^ "75 - Krishnagar East Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  21. ^ "76 - Krishnagar West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.