Maldaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Maldaha
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Maldaha is located in West Bengal
Maldaha
Maldaha
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°02′N 88°08′E / 25.033°N 88.133°E / 25.033; 88.133Coordinates: 25°02′N 88°08′E / 25.033°N 88.133°E / 25.033; 88.133
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Maldah
Constituency No 50
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 7. Maldaha Uttar
Electorate (year) 169,354 (2011)

Maldaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (spelt by Election Commission of India as "Maldaha" and earlier spelt as Malda) is a assembly constituency in Maldah 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. 50 Maldaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Old Maldah municipality, Old Malda (Community development block), Narhatta gram panchayat of English Bazar community development block, and Aiho, Rishipur and Sreerampur gram panchayats of Habibpur community development block.[1]

Maldah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 7 Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Malda (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Maldaha Nikunja Behari Gupta Indian National Congress[2]
1951 Raipada Das Independent[2]
1957 Nikunja Behari Gupta Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Matia Murmu Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Dharanidhar Sarkar Communist Party of India[4]
1967 S. Mia Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Mahammad Gafurur Rahman Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Mahammad Gafurur Rahman Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Mahammad Gafurur Rahman Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Subhendu Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Phani Bhusan Roy Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Subhendu Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Subhendu Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Phani Bhusan Roy Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Subhendu Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Subhendu Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Bhupendra Nath Halder Indian National Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Bhupendranath Halder of Congress defeated his nearest rival Rahul Ranjan Das of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Maldaha (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Bhupendra Nath Halder 68,155 46.55 +3.43#
CPI(M) Rahul Ranjan Das 57,400 39.21 -1.94
BJP Kusum Roy 13,180 9.00
Independent Niren Rajbanshi 3,066
Independent Debashis Sarkar 2,352
BSP Haridas Karmakar 2,256
INC gain from CPI(M) Swing +5.37#
Turnout 146,409 86.45

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

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)


1977–2006[edit]

In 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections, Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) won the Malda (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Bhupendra Nath Halder of Congress and Phani Bhusan Roy of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress defeated Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress defeated Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) in 1982.[10] Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Mahammad Gafurur Rahaman of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] S.Mia of Congress won in 1967.[5] Dharanidhar Sarkar of CPI won in 1962.[4] Malda was a joint seat in 1957 and 1951. Nikunja Behari Gupta and Matla Murmu, both of Congress, won in 1957.[3] Nikunja Behari Gupta of Congress and Raipada Das, Independent, won in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Maldaha. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "45 - Malda (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.