Tehatta (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Tehatta
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Tehatta is located in West Bengal
Tehatta
Tehatta
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°42′52″N 88°32′34″E / 23.71444°N 88.54278°E / 23.71444; 88.54278Coordinates: 23°42′52″N 88°32′34″E / 23.71444°N 88.54278°E / 23.71444; 88.54278
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 78
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 12. Krishnanagar
Electorate (year) 199,128 (2011)

Tehatta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The Tehatta seat was there from 1951-1972 and was revived in 2011 as per orders of the Delimitation Commission.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 78 Tehatta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Betai I, Betai II, Chhitka, Kanainagar, Natna, Patharghata I, Raghunathpur, Shyamnagar and Tehatta gram panchayats of Tehatta I community development block and Dighal, Kandi, Nandanpur, Narayanpur I and Narayanpur II gram panchayats of Karimpur II community development block.[1]

Tehatta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 12 Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Tehatta Raghunandan Biswas Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Shankardas Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Shankardas Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Shankardas Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Surat Ali Khan Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Madhabendu Mohanta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Kartik Chandra Biswas Indian National Congress[8]
2011 Ranjit Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]

The Tehatta assembly seat was not there between 1977 and 2006. Palashipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) existed in the area.

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Ranjit Mondal of Communist Party of India (Marxist) defeated his nearest rival Tapas Kumar Saha, Independent

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tehatta constituency[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Ranjit Mondal 75,445 42.78
Independent Tapas Kumar Saha 56,248 31.90
AITMC Gouri Sankar Dutta 35,127 19.92
BJP Asutosh Paul 7,067 4.01
BSP Tapan Bala 2,458
Turnout 176,345 88.56

Tapash Kumar Saha, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Trinamool Congress candidate.[11]

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

The Tehatta assembly seat was not there between 1977 and 2006. Palashipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) existed in the area.

1951–1972[edit]

Kartik Chandra Biswas of Congress won in 1972.[8]Madhabendu Mohanta of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7]Surat Ali Khan of Congress won in 1969.[6]Shankardas Bandopadhyay of Congress won in 1967,[5]1962[4]and 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Raghunandan Biswas of Congress won the Tehatta seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tehatta. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  11. ^ The Rebel Candidates in the Fray on April 23, The Telegraph (print edition) 23 April 2011