Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Malatipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Malatipur is located in West Bengal
Malatipur
Malatipur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°49′12″N 88°03′31″E / 24.82000°N 88.05861°E / 24.82000; 88.05861Coordinates: 24°49′12″N 88°03′31″E / 24.82000°N 88.05861°E / 24.82000; 88.05861
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Constutuency No 47
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Electorate (year) 151,763 (2011)

Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, 47 Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Chanchal II community development block and Maharajpur, Peerganj, Sreepur I and Sreepur II gram panchayats of Ratua II community development block.[1]

Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 7. Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Abdur Rahim Boxi of RSP defeated his nearest rival Al-beruni (Independent).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Malatipur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Abdur Rahim Boxi 54,794 43.18
Independent Al-Beruni 48,093 37.90
AITMC Gautam Chakraborti 15,674 12.35
BJP Harendra Nath Paul 4,070 3.21
BSP Tahida Khatun 1,853
Independent Abdul Khaleque 1,652
Turnout 126,889 83.61

Al-Beruni, contesting as an Independent candidate, was a Congress Zilla Parishad member.[5]

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Malatipur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Malatipur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  4. ^ "List of Contesting Candidates, Phase I". West Bengal Assembly Election 2011. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-31. 
  5. ^ "Rebel in Malda Cong family refuses to bend". The Telegraph, 5 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-08.