Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Shyampukur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shyampukur is located in Kolkata
Shyampukur
Shyampukur
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°35′56″N 88°22′08″E / 22.59889°N 88.36889°E / 22.59889; 88.36889Coordinates: 22°35′56″N 88°22′08″E / 22.59889°N 88.36889°E / 22.59889; 88.36889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 166
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Kolkata Uttar
Electoral system First past the post

Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: শ্যামপুকুর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 166 Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 7 to 10, 17 to 21, 24 and 26 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Shashi Panja of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Jiban Prakash Saha of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shyampukur [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Shashi Panja 72,904 57.96 13.24
Forward Bloc Jiban Saha 45,868 36.47 -16.06
BJP Ganesh Dhanania 4,598 3.65
Independent Sushil Kumar Roy 575
Independent Bikash Dey 521
Independent Sumanta Saha 420
Independent Sunil Kumar Sonkar 404
Independent Mithu Dey 296
Independent Sanjoy Biswas 180
Turnout 125766
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 general elections and 2004 by-elections Jiban Prakash Saha of Forward Bloc won the Shyampukur assembly defeating his nearest rivals, Samik Bhattacharya of BJP in 2006 and Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress in 2004. The by-election was necessitated by the election of the sitting MLA, Subrata Bose, to parliament from Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency). In 2001, Subrata Bose of Forward Bloc defeated Pulak Chandra Das of Trinamool Congress. Santi Ranjan Ganguly of Forward Bloc won the seat defeating Samir Chakraborty of Congress in 1996 and Shyamal Banerjee of Congress in 2001. Kiron Chowdhury of Congress defeated Nalini Kanta Guha of Forward Bloc in 1987 and 1982. Nalini Kanta Guha of Forward Bloc won the seat in 1977 defeating Benoy Sircar of Janata Party.[6][7]

1951-1972[edit]

Barid Baran Das of Congress won in 1972. Hemanta Kumar Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1969. G.C.Dey of Congress won in 1967. Hemanta Kumar Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[8]

Kumartuli[edit]

In 1951 there was a seat at Kumartuli. It was won by Nepal Chandra Roy of Forward Bloc (MG).[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Shyampukur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shyampukur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shyampukur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  6. ^ "141 - Shyampukur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  7. ^ "By-elections in Kolkata end peacefully". Times of India, 19 July 2007. 2004-10-10. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  8. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15.