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.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|2011||Raidighi||Debasree Roy||All India Trinamool Congress|
Note: For MLAs from the area in previous years see Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
In the 2011 election, Debasree Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raidighi constituency|
|CPI(M)||Kanti Bhusan Gangopadhyay||87,683||47.12||-2.33|
|BSP||Dulal Chand Ghorami||1,245|
|AITMC win (new seat)|
.# 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". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
- "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.