Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bowbazar
বৌবাজার বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র
Bahu Bazar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bow Bazar
Bowbazar is located in Kolkata
Bowbazar
Bowbazar
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°34′12″N 88°21′32″E / 22.57000°N 88.35889°E / 22.57000; 88.35889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Calcutta North West
Calcutta North

Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Bowbazar Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Dr.Bidhan Chandra Roy Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Abul Hasan Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Abdul Rauf Ansari Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Nayana Bandyopadhyay West Bengal Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Sudip Bandyopadyay Indian National Congress[16]
2009by-election Swarna Kamal Saha All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Results[edit]

1977-2009[edit]

2009 Bye-election[edit]

A bye-election was held on 18 August 2009 following the resignation of the sitting MLA, Sudip Banerjee who was elected as MP In Parliament from Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2009: Bowbazar constituency [17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Swarna Kamal Saha 26,271
Independent Minati Gomez 4,851
BJP Ajay Kumar Bajpayee 2,366
Turnout 39,650 27.69 -6.7
Swing to Trinamool Congress from INC Swing +21.27

2006[edit]

In the 2006 election, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Coongress defeated his nearest rival Rekha Singh of CPIM.

West Bengal state assembly election, 2006: Bowbazar constituency [16][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 21,451 40.3
CPI(M) Rekha Singh 15,309 28.8
Trinamool Congress Sultan Ahmed 15,135 28.4
Independent Sudipto Kumar Roy 391 0.7
Independent Sanjib Mukherjee 207 0.4
Independent Akbar Ali 196 0.4
Independent Md. Muslim 168 0.3
Independent Sajal Bandyopadhyay 165 0.3
Independent Sailen Auddy 107 0.2
Independent Barin Dutta 106 0.2
Majority 6,142 11.5
Turnout 53,236 54.4%
INC gain from Trinamool Congress Swing

2001[edit]

In the 2001 election, Nayna Bandyopadhyay of Trinamool Coongress defeated his nearest rival Ajit Pandey of CPIM.

West Bengal state assembly election, 2001: Bowbazar constituency [16][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Nayna Bandyopadhyay 27,840 55.1
CPI(M) Ajit Pandey 15,891 31.5
Independent Syed Sahid Imam 3,039 6.0
Bharatiya Janata Party Arun Kumar Hazra 2,726 5.4
Independent Dilip Kumar Dutta 330 0.7
Independent Sumanta Bhowmick 281 0.6
Independent Subrata Singha 162 0.3
Independent Rathindar Nath Bhattacharya 130 0.3
Independent Khurshid Ali Afzal 96 0.2
Majority 11,949 23.7%
Turnout 50,504 43.3%
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

1998 Bye-election[edit]

A bye-election was held on 3 June 1998 following the resignation of the sitting MLA, Sudip Bandyopadhyay who was elected as MP In Parliament from Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 1998: Bowbazar constituency [20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Ajit Pandey 19,902 36.73
Trinamool Congress Nayna Bandyopadhyay 18,021 33.25
INC Abdur Rauf Ansari 15,711 28.99
RJD Prof. Syed Haider Hasan Kazimi 329 0.61
Independent Ajit Kumar Das 89 0.16
Independent Sujan Mukherjee 50 0.09
Independent Bablu Singh 45 0.08
Independent Aloke Chatterjee 28 0.05
Independent Ramen Pandey 16 0.03
Turnout 39,650 27.69 -6.7
CPI(M) gain from INC Swing

1996[edit]

In the 1996 election, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Coongress defeated his nearest rival Sujit Mandal of Janata Dal.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 1996: Bowbazar constituency [16][21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 36,579 59.4
Janata Dal Sujit Mandal 17,181 27.9
BJP Rajendra Kumar Gupta 3,039 8.9
Independent Shyamal Kumar Dutta 542 0.9
IC(T) Bratindra Naskar 364 0.6
Independent Joseph Rozario 284 0.5
Independent Pinaki Das 227 0.4
Independent Habul Mukherjee (Tarak) 207 0.3
Independent Md. Kasim 188 0.3
ABHM Saroj Bhattacharjee 110 0.2
Independent Bibekananda Paul 108 0.2
Independent Gautam Das Gupta 90 0.2
Social Action Party S.M. Mustafa 71 0.1
Independent Brindaban Chandra Dey 63 0.1
Independent Kamal Kumar Roy 42 0.1
Independent Narayan Chandra Ghosh 38 0.1
Independent Md. Saifuddin 36 0.1
Majority 19,398 30.6%
Turnout 63,365 56.8%
INC hold Swing

1991[edit]

In the 1991 election, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Congress defeated his nearest rival Joytilak Guharoy of CPIM.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 1991: Bowbazar constituency [16][22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 29,405 59.4
CPI(M) Joytilak Guha Roy 17,672 32.5
BJP Sanat Kumar Datta 6,573 12.1
All India Dalit Muslim Minorities Suraksha Mahasangh Salauddin 323 0.6
Lok Dal Raju Anthony 121 0.2
Independent Indranil Kumar 69 0.1
Independent Bikram Sur 62 0.1
Independent Khurshid Ali Afzal 57 0.1
Independent Md. Zakir 48 0.1
Independent Bhuban Bhowmick 26 0.1
Independent Onkar Majumdar 9 0.0
Majority 11,733 21.2%
Turnout 55,471 53.4%
INC hold Swing

1987[edit]

In the 1987 election, Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Congress defeated his nearest rival Md. Ismail of CPIM.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 1987: Bowbazar constituency [16][23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sudip Bandyopadhyay 30,333 56.7
CPI(M) Md. Ismail 19,591 36.6
Independent S. M. Shahabuddin Haider 1,871 3.5
Bharatiya Janata Party Anindya Gopal Mitra 694 1.3
Janata Party Chandra Deep Giri 553 1.0
Independent Mohammed Musa 143 0.3
Independent Ashok Chakraborty 120 0.2
Independent Satya Deo Mishra 82 0.2
Independent Maniruddin 68 0.1
Independent Anil Kumar Sen 49 0.1
Independent Shakir Hussain 36 0.1
Majority 10,742 19.6%
Turnout 54,791 60.3%
INC hold Swing

1982[edit]

In the 1982 election, Abdul Rauf Ansari of Congress defeated his nearest rival Abul Hasan of CPIM.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 1982: Bowbazar constituency [16][24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Abdul Rauf Ansari 26,001 51.4
CPI(M) Abul Hasan 22,615 44.7
BJP Anindya Gopal Mitra 1,602 3.2
Independent Ramendra Bhusan Singh 252 0.5
Independent Md. Salim Khan 161 0.3
Majority 3,386 6.5%
Turnout 51,725 58.8%
INC gain from CPI(M) Swing

1977[edit]

In the 1977 election, Abul Hasan of CPIM defeated his nearest rival Bijoy Krishna Dhandhania of Janata Party.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 1977: Bowbazar constituency [16][25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Abul Hasan 26,001 51.4
Janata Party Bijoy Krishna Dhandhania 11,670 32.1
INC Abdul Rauf Ansari 8,168 22.5
Independent Manabendra Ghosh 1,611 4.4
Independent Prakash Shaw 556 1.5
Independent K. B. Roy 182 0.5
Independent Hrishikesh Tewari 68 0.2
Independent Anindya Kumar Mitra 68 0.5
Majority 14,331 6.3%
Turnout 36,901 40.4%
CPI(M) gain from INC Swing

In the 2009 by-election, necessitated by the election of sitting MLA, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, to the Parliament from the Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency), Swarnakamal Saha of Trinamool Congress won the 145 Bowbazar assembly seat.[17][26] In 2006,[16] the seat was won by Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Congress defeating Rekha Singh of CPI(M). In 2001,[15] the seat was won by Nayana Bandopahyay of Trinamool Congress defeating Ajit Pandey of CPI(M). Sudip Bandopadhyay of Congress won the seat defeating Sujit Mandal of JD in 1996,[14]Joytilak Guha Roy of JD in 1991[13]and Md. Ismail of CPI(M) in 1987.[12] In 1982,[11]Abdul Rauf Ansari of Congress defeated Abul Hasan of CPI(M). In 1977, Abul Hasan of CPI(M) won the seat defeating Bijoy Krishna Dhandhania of Congress.[10][27]

1951-1972[edit]

Bijay Singh Nahar of Congress won the seat defeating Hashim Abdul Halim of CPI(M) in 1972[9]and 1971,[8]D.C.Bhowmick of Forward Block in 1969,[7]S.Gupta of Forward Bloc and H,Chatterjee and CPI(M) in 1967[6]and Md. Ismail of CPI in 1962.[5]Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy won the seat in 1957[4]defeating Md. Ismail of CPI by a narrow margin of 540 votes and Satyapriya Banerjee of Forward Bloc (Marxists) in independent India’s first election in 1951.[3]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 22°34′12″N 88°21′32″E / 22.570°N 88.359°E / 22.570; 88.359