Uttarpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Uttarpara
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Uttarpara is located in West Bengal
Uttarpara
Uttarpara
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°40′01″N 88°20′24″E / 22.66694°N 88.34000°E / 22.66694; 88.34000Coordinates: 22°40′01″N 88°20′24″E / 22.66694°N 88.34000°E / 22.66694; 88.34000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 185
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 216,312 (2011)

Uttarpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 185 Uttarpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Uttarpara-Kotrang municipality, Konnagar municipality Nabagram, Kanaipur, Raghunathpur gram panchayats of Sreerampur-Uttarpara community development block.[1]

Uttarpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 27 Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Uttarpara [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Anup Ghosal 104,753 59.77 +11.91#
CPI(M) Srutinath Praharaj 61,560 35.12 -13.32
BJP Pranab Chakraborty 6,161 3.52
JD(U) Rishikesh Singh 2,794 1.59
Turnout 175,268 81.03
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 25.23#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Prof. Dr. Srutinath Praharaj of CPI(M) won the Uttarpara assembly seat defeating Sudpita Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Prof. Swaraj Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress defeated Jyoti Krishna Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 2001. Jyoti Krishna Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Pabitra Gupta of Congress in 1996. Santasri Chatterjee of CPI(M) defeated Jagat Chatterjee of Congress 1991 and 1987, Sukumar Ghosh of Congress in 1982, and Kashinath Banerjee of Janata Party in 1977.[5]

1951-1972[edit]

Santasri Chatterjee of CPI(M) won in 1972 and 1971. Monoranjan Hazra of CPI(M) won 1969, 1967, 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Uttarpara". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Uttarpara. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Uttarpara. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "179 - Uttarpara Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.