Shibpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Shibpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shibpur is located in West Bengal
Shibpur
Shibpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°34′00″N 88°19′00″E / 22.56667°N 88.31667°E / 22.56667; 88.31667Coordinates: 22°34′00″N 88°19′00″E / 22.56667°N 88.31667°E / 22.56667; 88.31667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 172
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 197,161 (2011)

Shibpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 172 Shibpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 8, 9, 21 to 23, 43 and 47 to 50 of Howrah municipal corporation.[1]

Shibpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah.[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shibpur[2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Jatu Lahiri 100,739 61.83 +10.93#
Forward Bloc Dr. Jagannath Bhattacharya 54,335 33.35 -13.04
BJP Prabir Ray 3,967 2.43
BSP Asgar Ali 1,850
Independent Bidyut Rakshit 1,119
Independent Anup Chowdhury 913
Turnout 162,923 82.63
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 23.97#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Dr. Jagannath Bhattacharya of Forward Bloc won the 165 Shibpur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Jatu Lahiri of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jatu Lahiri of Trinamool Congress defeated Nepal Kanti Bhattacharjee of Forward Bloc in 2001. Jatu Lahiri of Congress defeated Prabir Kumar Banerjee of Forward Bloc in 1996 and Satyendra Nath Ghose of Forward Bloc in 1991. Satyendra Nath Ghose of Forward Bloc defeated Mrigen Mukherjee of Congress in 1987. Kanailal Bhattacharya of Forward Bloc defeated Utpal Bhowmick of Congress in 1982 and Mrigendra Mukherjee of Congress in 1977.[5]

1967–1972[edit]

Mrigendra Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972. Harisadhan Mitra of Communist Party of India (Marxist) won in 1971. M.Banerjee of Congress won in 1967.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Shibpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shibpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shibpur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "165 – Shibpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 November 2010.