Bardhaman Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bardhaman Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bardhaman Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Bardhaman Dakshin
Bardhaman Dakshin
Bardhaman Dakshin is located in India
Bardhaman Dakshin
Bardhaman Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°51′E / 23.250°N 87.850°E / 23.250; 87.850Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°51′E / 23.250°N 87.850°E / 23.250; 87.850
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 260
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 39. Bardhaman-Durgapur
Electorate (year) 213,910 (2011)
For other uses, see Bardhaman (disambiguation).

Bardhaman Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Burdwan South) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

Bardhaman had two state assembly seats – Burdwan North and Burdwan South, both of which were earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency).

As per order of the Delimitation Committee, the Brdhaman assembly constituencies were renamed Bardhaman Dakshin and Bardhaman Uttar. No. 260 Bardhaman Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Bardhaman municipality. No. 266 Bardhaman Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) assembly seat covers Burdwan II community development block and Belkash, Bandul I, Rayan I, Rayan II, Saraitikar, Baghar I and Baghar II gram panchayats of Burdwan I community development block. Both Bardhaman Dakshin and Bardhaman Uttar assembly segments are part of No. 39 Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1951- Benoy Choudhuri, Communist Party of India
1957- Benoy Choudhuri, Communist Party of India
1962- Radharani Mahtab, Congress
1967- S.B.Chowdhury, Congress
1969- Benoy Choudhuri, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1971- Benoy Choudhuri, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1972- Pradip Bhattacharya, Indian National Congress
1977- Kaustav Roy, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 51.84%
1982- Kaustav Roy, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 51.13%
1987- Nirupam Sen, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 53.6%
1991- Shyamaprosad Bose, Communist Party of India(Marxist) 46.78%
1996- Shyamaprosad Bose, Communist Party of India(Marxist) 50.58%
2001- Nirupam Sen, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 53.35%
2006- Nirupam Sen, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 56.63%
2011- Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay. Trinamool Congress 57.7%

Bardhaman Dakshin constituency 2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Nirupam Sen of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bardhaman Dakshin [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay 107,520 57.7 +14.23#
CPI(M) Nirupam Sen 70,604 37.89 -18.64
BJP Sandip Nandi 5,621 3.02
BSP Md. Harun 2,593 1.39
Turnout 186,338 87.11
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing +32.87

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, in 2006, for Burdwan South constituency.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)


Burdwan South constituency 1967-2006[edit]

Nirupam Sen of CPI (M) won the Burdwan South assembly seat in 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections defeating his nearest rivals Samir Kumar Roy and Paresh Chandra Sarkar (both of Trinamool Congress) in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1996 and 1991, Shyamaprosad Bose of CPI (M) defeated Sadhan Kumar Ghosh and Shyamadas Banerjee (both of Congress) in respective years. In 1987, Nirupam Sen of CPI (M) defeated Pradip Bhattacharya of Congress. In 1982 and 1977, Kaustav Roy of CPI (M) defeated Shyamadas Banerjee and Pradip Bhattacharya (both of Congress) in the respective years.[5] Pradip Bhattacharya of Congress won the seat in 1972. Benoy Choudhury of CPI (M) won the seat in 1971 and 1969. S.B.Chowdhury of Congress won the seat in 1967. Prior to that there was a single Bardhaman seat.[6]

Burdwan constituency 1951-1962[edit]

Radharani Mahtab of Congress won the Burdwan seat in 1962. Benoy Choudhuri representing CPI won the seat in 1957 and 1951.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Bardhaman Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bardhaman Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Bardhaman Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "271 – Burdwan South Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29.