Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mathurapur (SC)|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. While Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a new constituency, Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 134 Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Mathurapur II community development block and Abad Bhagawanpur, Debipur, Krishnachandrapur, Lalpur, Shankarpur and Nalua gram panchayats of Mathurapur I community development block.
In the 2011 election, Debasree Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raidighi |
|CPI(M)||Kanti Bhusan Gangopadhyay||83||47.12||-2.33|
|BSP||Dulal Chand Ghorami||1,245|
|AITMC gain from CPI(M)||Swing||6.48#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, for the now-defunct Mathurapur constituency in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)
- "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25.
- "Raidighi". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30.