Kumarganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kumarganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kumarganj is located in West Bengal
Kumarganj
Kumarganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°26′02″N 88°43′36″E / 25.43389°N 88.72667°E / 25.43389; 88.72667Coordinates: 25°26′02″N 88°43′36″E / 25.43389°N 88.72667°E / 25.43389; 88.72667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Constituency No 38
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 6. Balurghat
Electorate (year) 148,758 (2011)

Kumarganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 38 Kumarganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kumarganj community development block and Ashokegram, Basuria, Chaloon and Uday gram panchayats of Gangarampur community development block.[1]

Kumarganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 6 Balurghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Kumarganj M.Bose Indian National Congress[2]
1969 Abinash Basu Bangla Congress[3]
1971 Probodh Kumar Singha Roy Indian National Congress[4]
1972 Probodh Kumar Singha Roy Indian National Congress[5]
1977 Jamini Kishore Mojumdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Dwijendra Nath Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Dwijendra Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Dwijendra Nath Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Dwijendra Nath Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
2001 Mahfuza Khatun Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2006 Mahfuza Khatun Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2011 Mahamuda Begam All India Trinamool Congress[13]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Mahamuda Begam of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Mafuja Khatun of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kumarganj constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Mahamuda Begam 62,212 46.93 +0.98#
CPI(M) Mafuja Khatun 57,994 43.75 -4.98
BJP Sanjib Chandra Roy 6,592 4.97
People's Democratic Conference of India Abdullah Shaikh 2,247
Independent Khajer Mondal 2,209
BSP Ranendra Nath Mali 1,296
Turnout 132,550 89.1
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 5.96#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 5 Increase5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease2

Note: New constituency – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[12] and 2001[11] state assembly elections, Mahfuza Khatun of CPI(M) won the Kumarganj assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals Ahmad Ali Sardar and Nani Gopal Roy, both of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dwijendra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Parinita Singha Roy of Congress in 1996[10] and Prabodh Kumar Singha Roy of Congress in 1991.[9] Dwijendra Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Afrabuddin Sarkar of Congress in 1987.[8] Dwijendra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Sekhar Kumar Dasgupta of Congress in 1982.[7] Jamini Kishore Mojumdar of CPI(M) defeated Khalil Sayed of Congress in 1977.[6][15]

1967–1972[edit]

Probodh Kumar Singha Roy of Congress won 1972[5] and 1971.[4] Abinash Basu of Bangla Congress won in 1969.[3] M.Bose of Congress won in 1967.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kumarganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "37 - Kumarganj Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.