Satgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Satgachhia
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Satgachhia is located in West Bengal
Satgachhia
Satgachhia
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°35′57″N 88°10′56″E / 22.59917°N 88.18222°E / 22.59917; 88.18222Coordinates: 22°35′57″N 88°10′56″E / 22.59917°N 88.18222°E / 22.59917; 88.18222
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 145
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Electorate (year) 214,972 (2011)

Satgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 145 Satgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bishnupur II community development block, and Chak Manik, Burul, Gaja-Poyali, Kamrabad, Naskarpur, Rania and Satgachhia gram panchayats of Budge Budge II community development block.[1]

Satgachia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Satgachia [2][3] [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sonali Guha 93,902 49.59 -3.16#
CPI(M) Barun Kumar Naskar 75,792 40.03 -2.91
BJP Subrata Samanta 7,517 3.97
Independent Tirthankar Ghosh 1,930
CPI(ML) Liberation Dilip Pal 1,658
Independent Gofran Molla 1,619
Independent Asit Baran Kumar 1,070
Turnout 189,347 88.08
AITMC hold Swing -0.25#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Sonali Guha of Trinamool Cogress won the 117 Satgachia assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals Kabita Kayal and Gokul Bairagi, both of CPI(M), respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jyoti Basu of CPI(M) defeated Chittaranjan Bag of Congress in 1996, Amar Bhattacharya of Congress in 1991, Sardar Amjad Ali of Congress in 1987, Dinabandhu Bairagi of Congress in 1982 and Jumman Ali Mollah of Congress in 1977.[5]Prior to that the Satgachhia seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Satgachia". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Satgachia. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Satgachia. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "117 - Satgachia Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.