Sonarpur Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sonarpur Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sonarpur Uttar is located in West Bengal
Sonarpur Uttar
Sonarpur Uttar
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 151
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 196,980 (2011)

Sonarpur Uttar (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. 151 Sonarpur Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1 to 7 and 25 to 33 of Rajpur Sonarpur municipality, and Banhooghly I, Banhooghly II, Kamrabad, Kheyadaha I and Kheyadaha II gram panchayats of Sonarpur community development block.[1]

Sonarpur Uttar (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 Uttar [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Firdousi Begum 89,841 55.4
CPI(M) Shyamal Naskar 63,817 39.36
BJP Debasish Purkait 3,618
BSP Ranjan Kumar Haldar 1,290
Independent Shyamal Naskar 1,276
Independent Fakir Mahammed Laskar 1,141
Independent Manoj Kumar Dutta 747
Independent Bhusan Mondal 42
Turnout 162,155 82.32
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 Uttar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sonarpur Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sonarpur Uttar. 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.