Sonarpur Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sonarpur Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sonarpur Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Sonarpur Dakshin
Sonarpur Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°25′00″N 88°25′00″E / 22.41667°N 88.41667°E / 22.41667; 88.41667Coordinates: 22°25′00″N 88°25′00″E / 22.41667°N 88.41667°E / 22.41667; 88.41667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 147
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 202,334 (2011)

Sonarpur Dakshin (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. 147 Sonarpur Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos 8 to 24 of Rajpur Sonarpur municipality, and Kalikapur I, Kalikapur II, Langalberia, Poleghat, Pratapnagar and Sonarpur II gram panchayats of Sonarpur community development block.[1]

Sonarpur Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 22 Jadavpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] Sonarpur was earlier part of Calcutta South (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sonarpur Dakshin [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Jiban Mukhopadhyay 100,243 59.37
CPI Tarit Chakraborty 62,469 37.00
BJP Hasi Singha Roy 2,926 1.73
Independent Manoj Kumar Barman 1,687
BSP Subrata Haldar 1,081
Independent Prasanta Majumdar 713
Rashtriya Janasachetan Party Jyoshikanta Joddar 372
Peoples Party of India (Secular) Paul Sanpui 325
Turnout 168,842 83.45
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing
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)


Earlier Sonarpur had a single seat.

1977-2006 Sonarpur[edit]

In the 2006 elections to the state assembly Shyamal Naskar of CPI(M) won the Sonarpur assembly seat reserved for scheduled castes defeating his nearest rival Nirmal Chandra Mandal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, Nirmal Chandra Mandal of Trinamool Congress defeated Abha Mandal of CPI(M). Bhadreswar Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Nirmal Mandal of Congress in 1996 and 1991, and Sovaranjan Sardar of Congress in 1986. Gangadhar Naskar of CPI(M) defeated Ramkanta Mandal of ICS in 1982 and Gourhari Sardar of Congress in 1977.[6]

1962-1972 Sonarpur[edit]

Kansari Haldar of CPI won in 1972. Gangadhar Naskar of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969, and 1967. Khagendra Kumar Roy Choudhury of CPI won in 1962[7]

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. ^ "Sonarpur Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sonarpur Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sonarpur Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  6. ^ "109 - Sonarpur (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.