Tollyganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Tollyganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Tollyganj is located in West Bengal
Tollyganj
Tollyganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°30′00″N 88°21′00″E / 22.50000°N 88.35000°E / 22.50000; 88.35000Coordinates: 22°30′00″N 88°21′00″E / 22.50000°N 88.35000°E / 22.50000; 88.35000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 152
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 232,396 (2011)

Tollyganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Tollygunge) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Tollyganj is a neighborhood in Kolkata.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 152 Tollyganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 94, 95, 97, 98, 100, 111 to 114 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

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

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Aroop Biswas defeated his nearest rival Partha Pratim Biswas of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tollyganj [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Aroop Biswas 102,743 56.17 +3.48#
CPI(M) Partha Pratim Biswas 75,063 41.04 -8.76
BJP Bibekananda Sinha Roy 2,931 1.60
Independent Debashis Das 959
Independent Koyel Basu Thakur 765
LJP Indrasish Dutta 456
Turnout 182,917 78.71
AITMC hold Swing 12.18#

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

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)

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Aroop Biswas of Trinamool Congress won the Tollygunge seat defeating his nearest rival Partha Pratim Biswas of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Pankaj Banerjee of Trinamool Congress defeated Goutam Banerjee of CPI(M) in 2001, and Ashis Roy of CPI(M) in 1996. Prasanta Sur of CPI(M) defeated Pankaj Banerjee of Congress in 1991 and 1987, Asim Dutta of Congress in 1982, and Pankaj Banerjee of Congress in 1977.[6]

1951-1972[edit]

Jyotish Joarder, Independent, won in 1972. Satya Priya Roy of CPI(M) won in 1971. Niranjan Sengupta of CPI(M)/CPI won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. Haridas Mitra of PSP won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Tollygunge had two seats. Priya Ranjan Sen of Congress won from Tollygunge (North) constituency and Ambica Chakraborty of CPI won from Tollygunge (South) constituency.[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. ^ "Tollyganj". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tollyganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tollyganj. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  6. ^ "150 - Tollygunge 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.