Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Raghunathganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raghunathganj is located in West Bengal
Raghunathganj
Raghunathganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°28′N 88°04′E / 24.467°N 88.067°E / 24.467; 88.067Coordinates: 24°28′N 88°04′E / 24.467°N 88.067°E / 24.467; 88.067
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 59
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Electorate (year) 168,484

Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Aurangabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in the area ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area – Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 59 Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Raghunathganj II community development block, Nurpur gram panchayat of Suti I community development block and Maiya gram panchayat of Lalgola community development block.[1]

Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 9 Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Raghunathganj Akhruzzaman Indian National Congress[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Akhruz Zaman of Congress defeated his nearest rival Abul Hasnat of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raghunathganj constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Akhruzzaman 74,683 50.99
RSP Abul Hasnat 59,143 40.38
SDPI Md. Jakir Hossain 6,093 4.16
BJP Sougata Singha Roy 4,066 2.78
SUCI Rabiul Alam 2,493
Turnout 146,478 86.94
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raghunathganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.