Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Panchla
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Panchla is located in West Bengal
Panchla
Panchla
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°32′00″N 88°08′00″E / 22.53333°N 88.13333°E / 22.53333; 88.13333Coordinates: 22°32′00″N 88°08′00″E / 22.53333°N 88.13333°E / 22.53333; 88.13333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 175
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 206,646 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 175 Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Panchla community development block and Gobindapur, Islampur, Laskarpur, Polegustia gram panchayats of Jagatballavpur community development block.[1]

Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Panchla was earlier part of Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Panchla [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Gulshan Mallick 76,628 45.76 -6.54#
Forward Bloc Doli Roy 64,510 38.53 -9.27
Independent Mohit Lal Ghanti 14,487
BJP Shyamal Kumar Adak 7,523
BSP Sakirul Islam Sekh 1,870
Independent Shyamal Mondal 1,637
People’s Democratic Conference of India Mohiuddin Mollah 785
Turnout 167,440 81.03
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 2.83#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Doli Roy of Forward Bloc won the Panchla assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Abul Kassem Molla of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc defeated Sk. Nazrul Islam of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Gulshan Mullick of Congress defeated Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc in 1996. Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc defeated Prafulla Santra of Congress in 1991, and Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress in 1987. Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress defeated Santosh Kumar Das of Forward Bloc in 1982. Santosh Kumar Das of Forward Bloc defeated Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress in 1977.[6]

1962-1972[edit]

Sk Anwar Ali of Congress won in 1972. Asoke Kumar Ghosh of CPI(M) won in 1971. Kanai Lal Bhattacharya of Forward Bloc won in 1969. A.P.Mukhopadhyay of Congress won in 1967. Apurba Lal Majumdar of Forward Bloc won in 1962.[7]The Panchla seat did not exist prior to that.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Panchla". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panchla. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panchla. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  6. ^ "168 - Panchla Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.