Nakashipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||12. Krishnanagar|
|Electorate (year)||187,119 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 81 Nakashipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bethua Dahari I and Bethua Dahari II, Billwa Gram, Birpur I, Birpur II, Dharmada, Dogachhia, Majher Gram, Muragachha, Nakasipara and Patikabari gram panchayats of Nakashipara community development block, and Palit Begia and Rajarampur Ghoraikhetra gram panchayats of Kaliganj community development block.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Nakashipara |
|Trinamool Congress||Kallol Khan||79,644||48.91||+0.63#|
|CPI(ML)(L)||Pradip Dutta Gupta||1,606|
|Trinamool Congress hold||Swing||+7.90#|
Anil Barai, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Congress candidate.
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||8|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Kallol Khan of Trinamool Congress won the Nakashipara seat defeating his nearest rivals S.M. Sadi of CPI(M) in 2006 and Shaikh Khabiruddin Ahmed of CPI(M) in 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Shaikh Khabiruddin Ahmed of CPI(M) defeated Dhrubajyoti Ghosh of Congress in 1996, and Kallol Khan representing Congress in 1991. Santosh Kumar Sinha of CPI(M) defeated Kallol Khan of Congress in 1987. Mir Fakir Mohammad of CPI(M) defeated Nil Kamal Sarkar of Congress in 1982 and S.M.Badaruddin of Congress in 1977.
Between 1967 and 1972 the Nakashipara seat was reserved for scheduled castes. Nil Kamal Sarkar of Congress won in 1972. Govindo Chandra Mondal, Independent, won in 1971. Nil Kamal Sarkar of Congress won in 1969. M.C.Mondal of Bangla Congress won in 1967. In 1962 S.M.Fazlur Rahman of Congress won the Nakasipara open seat. In 1957 Nakashipara was a joint seat with one seat reserved for SC. Mahananda Haldar and S.M.Fazlur Rahman, both of Congress, won from Nakashipara. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Jagannath Mazumdar of Congress won the Nakshipara open seat.
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