Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Singur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Singur is located in West Bengal
Singur
Singur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°49′00″N 88°14′00″E / 22.81667°N 88.23333°E / 22.81667; 88.23333Coordinates: 22°49′00″N 88°14′00″E / 22.81667°N 88.23333°E / 22.81667; 88.23333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 188
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 28. Hooghly
Electorate (year) 205,434 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 188 Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Anandanagore, Bagdanga Chinamore, Baruipara Paltagarh, Beraberi, Bighati, Bouichipota, Bora, Borai Pahalampur, Gopalnagore, Mirzapur-Bankipur, Nasibpur, Singur I and Singur II gram panchayats of Singur community development block and Begampur, Kapasaria and Panchghora gram panchayats of Chanditala II community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Singur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Rabindranath Bhattacharjee 100,869 57.61 +4.29#
CPI(M) Dr. Asit Das 66,058 37.73 -8.95
BJP Souren Patra 8,158 4.66
Turnout 175,085 85.23
AITMC hold Swing 13.24#

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


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

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Rabindranath Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress won the Singur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Srikanta Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) and Bidyut Kumar Das of CPI(M) respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bidyut Kumar Das of CPI(M) defeated Dwijaprosad Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996, Chandra Sekhar Back of Congress in 1991 and Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress in 1987. Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress defeated Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1982. Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Ajit Kumar Basu of CPI won in 1972 and 1971. Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) won in 1969. Probhakar Pal of Congress won in 1967, 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Singoor (as spelt then) had a double seat. It was won by Sourendra Nath Saha and Ajit Kumar Basu, both of CPI.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Singur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Singur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Singur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "183 - Singur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.