Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Saptagram
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Saptagram is located in West Bengal
Saptagram
Saptagram
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°58′00″N 88°23′00″E / 22.96667°N 88.38333°E / 22.96667; 88.38333Coordinates: 22°58′00″N 88°23′00″E / 22.96667°N 88.38333°E / 22.96667; 88.38333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 193
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 28. Hooghly
Electorate (year) 186,561 (2011)

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Committee Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011 and a new constituency comes into being at Saptagram.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 193 Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bansberia municipality, Aknna, Amnan, Goswami Malipara, Harit and Mahanad gram panchayats of Polba-Dadpur community development block, and Mogra II and Saptagram gram panchayats of Chinsurah-Mogra community development block.[1]

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Saptagram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Tapan Dasgupta 90,289 56.51 +10.11#
CPI(M) Ashutosh Mukhopadhaya 59,421 37.19 -22.38#
CPI(ML) Liberation Sadhan Mal 3,612 2.26
BJP Kartick Chandra Paul 3,559 2.23
ABHM Priyatosh Majumdar 1,866
JDP Meghnath Tudu 1,040
Turnout 159,787 85.65
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 32.49#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006 in the now defunct Bansberia constituency.


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Saptagram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saptagram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Saptagram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 

See also[edit]

Saptagram – once a major port, the chief city and sometimes capital of southern Bengal, in ancient and medieval times