Maldah (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||7. Maldaha Uttar|
|Electorate (year)||169,354 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 50 Maldaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Old Maldaha municipality, Maldaha community development block, Narhatta gram panchayat of English Bazar community development block, and Aiho, Rishipur and Sreerampur gram panchayats of Habibpur community development block.
In the 2011 election, Bhupendranath Halder of Congress defeated his nearest rival Rahul Ranjan Das of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Maldaha |
|Congress||Bhupendra Nath Halder||68,155||46.55||+3.43#|
|CPI(M)||Rahul Ranjan Das||57,400||39.21||-1.94|
|Congress gain from CPI(M)||Swing||+5.37#|
.# Swing based on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||8||4|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||5|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)
In 2006 and 2001 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. Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress defeated Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) in 1982. Subhendu Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Phani Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1977.
Mahammad Gafurur Rahaman of Congress won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. S.Mia of Congress won in 1967. Dharanidhar Sarkar of CPI won in 1962. Malda was a joint seat in 1957 and 1951. Nikunja Behari Gupta and Matla Murmu, both of Congress, won in 1957. Nikunja Behari Gupta of Congress and Raipada Das, Independent, won in independent India’s first election in 1951.
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