Kushmandi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kushmandi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kushmandi is located in West Bengal
Kushmandi
Kushmandi
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°31′20″N 88°21′26″E / 25.52222°N 88.35722°E / 25.52222; 88.35722Coordinates: 25°31′20″N 88°21′26″E / 25.52222°N 88.35722°E / 25.52222; 88.35722
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Constituency No 37
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 6. Balurghat
Electorate (year) 155,709 (2011)

Kushmandi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 37 Kushmandi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Kushmandi community development block and Belbari II, Jahangirpur and Sukdebpur gram panchayats of Gangarampur community development block.[1]

Kushmandi (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
1962 Kushmandi Khalil Sayed Communist Party of India[2]
1967 Jatindra Mohan Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1969 Jatindra Mohan Roy Indian National Congress[4]
1971 Jatindra Mohan Roy Indian National Congress[5]
1972 Jatindra Mohan Roy Indian National Congress[6]
1977 Dhirendra Nath Sarkar Indian National Congress[7]
1982 Dhirendra Nath Sarkar Indian National Congress[8]
1987 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1996 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2006 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2011 Narmada Chandra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Narmada Chandra Roy of RSP defeated Partha Sarathi Sarkar of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kushmandi (SC) constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Narmada Chandra Roy 66,368 47.42 +0.46
INC Parthasarathi Sarkar 62,725 44.82 -1.46#
BJP Ranjit Kumar Roy 5,286 3.78
Independent Raghunath Sarkar 2,306
BSP Prasanta Mandal 1,295
CPI(ML) Liberation Subesh Sarkar 1,057
Independent Gouranga Barman 915
Turnout 139,952 89.88
RSP hold Swing 2.02#

.# 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,[13] 2001,[12] 1996,[11] 1991[10] and 1987[9] state assembly elections Narmada Chandra Roy of RSP won the 33 Kushmandi (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Rajib Lochan Sarkar of Congress, Jitendra Nath Sarkar of Trinamool Congress, Krishna Chandra Sarkar of Congress, Jitendra Nath Sarkar of Congress and Dhirendra Nath Sarkar of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dhirendra Nath Sarkar of Congress defeated Narmada Chandra Roy of RSP in 1982[8] and Jogendra Nath Roy of RSP in 1977.[7][16]

1962–1972[edit]

Jatindra Mohan Roy of Congress won in 1972,[6] 1971,[5] 1969[4] and 1967.[3] Khalil Sayed of CPI won in 1962.[2] The seat did not exist prior to that.

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, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kushmandi. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  16. ^ "33 - Kushmandi (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.