Sujapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sujapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sujapur is located in West Bengal
Sujapur
Sujapur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°03′31″N 88°07′14″E / 25.05861°N 88.12056°E / 25.05861; 88.12056Coordinates: 25°03′31″N 88°07′14″E / 25.05861°N 88.12056°E / 25.05861; 88.12056
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Constituency No 53
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 8. Maldaha Dakshin
Electorate (year) 171,340 (2011)
Area code(s) 732206

Sujapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt as Suzapur) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 53 Sujapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Alipur I, Alipur II, Bamongram Mashimpur, Gayeshbari, Jalalpur, Jalua Badhal, Kalia Chak II, Mozampur, Naoda Jadupur, Silampur I, Silampur II and Sujapur gram panchayats of Kaliachak I community development block.[1]

Sujapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Malda (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Sujapur Manoranjan Mishra Independent[2]
1962 Ashadulla Choudhury Indian National Congress[3]
1967 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[4]
1969 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[5]
1971 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[6]
1972 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[7]
1977 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress [8]
1982 Humayoun Chowdhury Indian National Congress[9]
1987 Humayoun Chowdhury Indian National Congress[10]
1991 Rubi Noor Indian National Congress[11]
1996 Rubi Noor Indian National Congress[12]
2001 Rubi Noor Indian National Congress[13]
2006 Rubi Noor Indian National Congress[14]
2009 Bye election1 Mausam Noor Indian National Congress[15]
2009 Bye election2 Abu Nasar Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[16]
2011 Abu Nasar Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[17]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Abu Naser Khan Chowdhury of Congress defeated his nearest rival Sekh Ketabuddin of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sujapur constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Abu Nasar Khan Choudhury 70,640 52.75
CPI(M) Haji Ketabuddin Sk. 53,279 39.79
Muslim League Kerala State Committee Md. Ezaruddin 4,788 3.58
BJP Tutul Saha 3,429 2.56
BSP Abdur Rouf Ansari 1,778
Turnout 133,914 78.16
INC hold Swing
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2009[edit]

In the bye-election held in 2009, subsequent to the election of the sitting MLA Mausam Noor from Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency), Abu Nasar Khan Choudhury of Congress won the seat. In an earlier bye-election held in the same year, caused by the death of the sitting MLA, Rubi Noor, Mausam Noor of Congress defeated Haji Ketabuddin of CPI(M).[15][19][20] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned.

In the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991, Rubi Noor of Congress won the Suzapur assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals Hamidur Rahman of CPI(M) in 2006,[14] Abdur Rauf of CPI(M) in 2001[13] and 1996,[12] and Kowsar Ali of CPI(M) in 1991.[11] Humayoun Chowdhury of Congress defeated Kowsar Ali of CPI(M) in 1987[10] and Mamtaz Begum of CPI(M) in 1982.[9] A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury of Congress defeated Habibur of CPI(M) in 1977.[8][21]

1957–1972[edit]

A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury of Congress won in 1972,[7] 1971,[6] 1969[5] and 1967.[4] Ashadulla Choudhury of Congress won in 1962.[3] Manoranjan Mishra, Independent, won in 1957.[2] Prior to that the Sazapur seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "Late Ghani Khan, ailing Priya Ranjan relevant in Bengal election". News Track India. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  16. ^ "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sujapur. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "West Bengal State Assembly Byelections 2009". Indian Election Affairs. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  20. ^ "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  21. ^ "48 - Suzapur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.