Memari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Memari
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Memari is located in West Bengal
Memari
Memari
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.200°N 88.117°E / 23.200; 88.117Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.200°N 88.117°E / 23.200; 88.117
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 265
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 38. Bardhaman Purba
Electorate (year) 203,280 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 265 Memari assembly constituency covers Memari municipality, Memari I community development block, and Kuchut, Satgachhia II gram panchayats of Memari II community development block. Barapalason-I, Barapalason-II, Bohar-I, Bohar-II, Bijur-I, Bijur-II and Satgachhia-I gram panchayats of Memari II community development block are part of Manteswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[1]

Memari assembly segment was earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Memari [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Abul Hasan Mondal 89,083 48.24 +12.89#
CPI(M) Debasis Ghosh 85,905 46.52 -14.11
BJP Biswajit Poddar 3,138 1.70
JMM Ananda Mohan Biswas 2,036
JDP Sukumar Saren 1,936
People’s Democratic Conference of India Radharani Murmu 1,578
BSP Mukul Biswas 989
Turnout 184,665 90.84
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +27.00#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

Sandhya Bhattacharya of CPI(M) won the Memari assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Sk. Mohammad Ismile of Trinamool Congress in the 2006 assembly elections. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001 and 1996, Tapas Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Syed Mustaq Murshed of Trinamool Congress and Naba Kumar Chatterjee of Congress in the respective years. In 1991, 1987 and 1982, Maharani Konar of CPI(M) defeated Abdul Ohidmolla, Naba Kumar Chatterjee and Sabyasachi Samanta, all of Congress, in the respective years. In 1977, Benoy Konar of CPI(M) defeated Surya Narayan Pal of Janata Party.[5]

1962-1972[edit]

Naba Kumar Chatterjee of Congress won in 1972. Benoy Krishna Konar of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. P.Bishayee won in 1967. In 1962, Suchand Soren of CPI won the Memari seat reserved for scheduled tribes.[6]Prior to that the seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Memari". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Memari. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2013". Memari. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  5. ^ "275 – Memari Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-30.