Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||8. Maldaha Dakshin|
|Electorate (year)||172,496 (2011)|
Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area – Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). BJP won the 2016 assembly elections in Baisnabnagar.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|2011||Baisnabnagar||Ishaque Khan Chowdhury||Indian National Congress|
|2016||Swadhin Kumar Sarkar||Bharatiya Janata Party|
For MLAs from the area in previous years see Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
In the 2016 election, Swadhin Kumar Sarkar of the BJP defeated Azizul Haque of the INC-CPI(M) alliance.
|BJP||Swadhin Kumar Sarkar||70,185||38.20||+24.12|
|Trinamool Congress||Asit Bose||40,262||21.91||N/A|
|Shiv Sena||Dhaneshyam Das||1,528||0.83||N/A|
|BSP||Nikhil Chandra Mondal||1,525||0.83||N/A|
|Independent||Suresh Chandra Sarkar||1,301||0.70||N/A|
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Md. Ebrahim Sheikh||713||0.38||N/A|
|NOTA||None of the above||2,520||1.37||N/A|
|BJP gain from INC||Swing||+8.43|
In the 2011 election, Ishaque Khan Chowdhury of Congress defeated his nearest rival Bishwanath Ghosh of CPI(M).
|INC||Ishaque Khan Choudhury||62,589||43.02|
|BJP||Swadhin Kumar Sakar||20,483||14.08|
|JD(U)||Manjur Alahi Munshi||1,415|
|INC win (new seat)|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||8||4|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||5|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)
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- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baisnabnagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.