Patashpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Patashpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Patashpur is located in West Bengal
Patashpur
Patashpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°01′45″N 87°33′13″E / 22.02917°N 87.55361°E / 22.02917; 87.55361Coordinates: 22°01′45″N 87°33′13″E / 22.02917°N 87.55361°E / 22.02917; 87.55361
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 212
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Electorate (year) 182,460 (2011)

Patashpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: পটাশপুর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Extent[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 212 Patashpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Patashpur I community development block; Khargram, Panchet, Pataspur, South Khanda and Sreerampur gram panchayats of Patashpur II community development block.[1]

Patashpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 31 Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]It was earlier part of Midnapore (Lok Sabha constituency).

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Patashpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Jyotirmoy Kar 84,452 49.93 +0.32#
CPI Makhan Nayek 77,802 46.00 -4.39
BJP Asish Das 4,104 2.43
Independent Mohan Rana 1,113
Independent Prafulla Kumar Kar 981
Independent Shyamapada Bera 701
Turnout 169,153 92.71
AITMC gain from CPI Swing 4.71#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

Kamakshya Nandan Das Mahapatra of CPI won the Patashpur assembly seat six times in a row, defeating Tapan Kanti Kar of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Mrinal Kanti Das of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Paresh Chandra Bhunia of Congress in 1996, Sunil Pal of Congress in 1991, Pradyot Kumar Mahanti of Congress in 1987 and Radha Nath Das Adhikary of Congress in 1982. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Janmejoy Ojha of Janata Party defeated Barendra Nath Patra of Congress in 1977. [5]

1951-1972[edit]

Prafulla Maity of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. K.D.Mahapatra of CPI won in 1969 and 1967. Radhanath Das Adhikari of Congress won in 1962. Sisir Kumar Das of PSP won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Janardan Sahu of BJS won the Pataspur assembly seat. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Patashpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Patashpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Patashpur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "215 - Pataspur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.