Mayureswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mayureswar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mayureswar is located in West Bengal
Mayureswar
Mayureswar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°59′N 87°46′E / 23.983°N 87.767°E / 23.983; 87.767Coordinates: 23°59′N 87°46′E / 23.983°N 87.767°E / 23.983; 87.767
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Constituency No. 290
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 41. Bolpur (SC)
Electorate (year) 182,600 (2011)

Mayureswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an open seat now but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 290 Mayureswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Mayureswar I and Mayureswar II community development blocks.[1]

Mayureswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Ashok Kumar Ray of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Jatil Mondal of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mayureswar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Ashok Kumar Ray 67,478 42.31 -18.71
AITMC Jatil Mondal 60,958 38.23 #
BJP Dudh Kumar Mondal 31,031 19.46 -7.57
Turnout 159,467 87.33
CPI(M) hold Swing #

Trinamool Congress did not contest the seat in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Birbhum district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 6 Increase5
Indian National Congress 2 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease4
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Sadhu Charan Bagdi of CPI(M) won the Mayureswar (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Subhas Chandra Mandal of BJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bishnu Let of CPI(M) defeated Kestopada Bagdi of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Arjun Saha of BJP in 1996, Ajay Saha of BJP in 1991, Kamalakant Mondal of Congress/ ICS 1987 and 1982. Panchanan Let of CPI(M) defeated Gunakar Mandal of Janata Party in 1977. [5]

1962–1972[edit]

Lalchand Fulamali of CPI won in 1972 and 1971. Panchanan Let of CPI(M) won in 1969. Kanai Lal Saha of Congress won in 1967. Gobardhan Das of CPI won in 1962. Prior to that the constituency was not there.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Mayreswar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Muyreswar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mayureswar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  5. ^ "290 – Mayureswar (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01.