Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||40. Asansol|
|Electorate (year)||203,289 (2011)|
Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It covers most of the area earlier under Hirapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, there are two constituencies, namely Asansol Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). No. 281 Asansol Uttar covers ward nos. 1 to 8, 10 to 17, 19, 21 to 33 of Asansol municipal corporation. No. 280 Asansol Dakshin covers ward nos. 9, 18, 20, 34 to 50 of Asansol municipal corporation and Amrasota, Egra, Ballavpur, Jemari and Tirat gram panchayats of Raniganj community development block.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Asansol Dakshin |
|CPI(M)||Ashok Kumar Mukherjee||61,104||38.00||-9.13|
|BJP||Pawan Kumar Singh||6,706||4.17|
|AITMC gain from CPI(M)||Swing||+20.57#|
.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) vote percentages in 2006, in Hirapur constituency.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||8||13|
|Marxist Forward Bloc||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)
- "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
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- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Asansol Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-09.