Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||24. Kolkata Uttar|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).
In the 2011 elections, Shashi Panja of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Jiban Prakash Saha of AIFB.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shyampukur |
|AITMC||Dr. Shashi Panja||72,904||57.96||13.24|
|Forward Bloc||Jiban Saha||45,868||36.47||-16.06|
|Independent||Sushil Kumar Roy||575|
|Independent||Sunil Kumar Sonkar||404|
|AITMC gain from Forward Bloc||Swing|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||6|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10
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.
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.
In 1951 there was a seat at Kumartuli. It was won by Nepal Chandra Roy of Forward Bloc (MG).
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