Uluberia Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Uluberia Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Uluberia Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Uluberia Dakshin
Uluberia Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°28′00″N 88°07′00″E / 22.46667°N 88.11667°E / 22.46667; 88.11667Coordinates: 22°28′00″N 88°07′00″E / 22.46667°N 88.11667°E / 22.46667; 88.11667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No. 178
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 26. Uluberia
Electorate (year) 174,463 (2011)

Uluberia Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Uluberia South) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 178 Uluberia Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Uluberia I community development block, and Belari, Dhandali, Balichaturi and Nabagram gram panchayats of Shyampur I community development block.[1]

Uluberia Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Uluberia Dakshin [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Pulak Roy 73,734 49.48 +8.25#
Forward Bloc Sk. Kutubuddin Ahmad 61,902 41.54 -1.17
BJP Goutam Mukherjee 5,775 3.88
BSP Shrinath Yadav 2,149
Indian Unity Centre Sakila Begum 1,734
People’s Democratic Conference of India Aah Soban Khan 1,448
Independent Dipak Kumar Mondal 1,429
Independent Sk. Aorangjeb 858
Turnout 149,029 85.42
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 9.42#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections, Rabindra Ghosh of Forward Bloc won the Uluberia South assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals Pulak Roy of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Bani Kumar Singha of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Pulak Roy of Congress in 1996, and Amar Banerjee of Congress in 1991. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Amar Banerjee of Congress defeated Rabindra Ghosh of Forward Bloc in 1987. Rabindra Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Minati Adhikari of Congress in 1982. Aurobindo Ghosal of Forward Bloc defeated Abani Basu, Independent in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Rabindra Ghosh, Independent, won in 1972. Bata Krishna Das of CPI(M) won in 1971. Biswanath Das Ghosh of Forward Bloc won in 1969 and 1967. Abani Kumar Basu won in 1962. In 1957 and 1951 Uluberia had a double seat. In 1957 Abani Kumar Basu of Congress and Bijoy Bhusan Mondal of Forward Bloc won. Bijoy Mondal and Bibhuti Bhusan Ghosh, both of All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar) won in 1951.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Uluberia Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Uluberia Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Uluberia Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "171 - Uluberia South Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.