Krishnanagar Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Krishnanagar Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Krishnanagar Uttar is located in West Bengal
Krishnanagar Uttar
Krishnanagar Uttar
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 83
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 12. Krishnanagar
Electorate (year) 200,402 (2011)

Krishnanagar Uttar (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. 83 Krishnanagar Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Krishnanagar municipality, and Bhandar Khola, Bhimpur, Asannagar, Dogachhi and Pora Gachha gram panchayats of Krishnanagar I community development block.[1]

Krishnanagar Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 12 Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Krishnagar Bejoy Lal Chattopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Jagannath Majumdar Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Kashi Kanta Maitra Praja Socialist Party[4]
1967 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Samyukta Socialist Party[5]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Samyukta Socialist Party[6]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Independent[7]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Indian National Congress[8]
Krishnagar West Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Krishnagar East Kashi Kanta Maitra Janata Party[9]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Krishnagar East Sadhan Chattopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Krishnagar East Sadhan Chattopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Krishnagar West Amritendu Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[12]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee Indian National Congress[13]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Krishnagar East Shibdas Mukherjee All India Trinamool Congress[14]
Krishnagar West Sunil Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Krishnagar East Subinay Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Krishnagar West Asoke Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Krishnanagar Uttar Abani Mohan Joardar All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Abani Mohan Joardar of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Subinay Ghosh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Krishnanagar Uttar contituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Abani Mohan Joardar 96,677 56.69 +10.90#
CPI(M) Subinay Ghosh 61,567 36.10 -12.70
BJP Ramen Biswas 5,967 3.50
Independent Jagannath Guha 2,980
CPI(ML) Liberation Amal Tarafdar 1,830
BSP Birendra Nath Mondal 1,508
Turnout 170,529 85.09
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +23.60#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006 for the Krishnanagar East. 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,[15]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[14]and 1996,[13]and Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1991.[12]Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Shibdas Mukherjee of Congress in 1987[11]and Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party in 1982.[10]Kashikanta Maitra of Janata Party defeated Sadhan Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1977.[9][18]

Krishnagar West[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15]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,[14]Biswarup Mukherjee of Congress in 1996[13]and Ujjal Biswas of Congress in 1991.[12]Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Gouri Sankar Dutta of Congress in 1987[11]and 1982,[10] and Mohadeb Bhattacharya of Janata Party in 1977.[9][19]

1967-1972[edit]

Krishnagar East[edit]

Kashi Kanta Maitra representing Congress won in 1972,[8]contesting as an independent candidate won in 1971,[7]and representing SSP won in 1969[6]and 1967.[5]

Krishnagar West[edit]

Shibdas Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972.[8]Amritendu Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7]1969[6]and 1967.[5]

1951-1962 Krishnagar[edit]

Kashi Kanta Maitra of PSP won the Krishnagar seat in 1962.[4]Jagannath Majumdar of Congress won in 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951 Bejoy Lal Chattopadhyay of Congress won the Krishnagar seat.[2]

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, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Krishnanagar Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "75 - Krishnagar East Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  19. ^ "76 - Krishnagar West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.