Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Burwan
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Burwan is located in West Bengal
Burwan
Burwan
Burwan is located in India
Burwan
Burwan
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°56′27″N 87°56′06″E / 23.94083°N 87.93500°E / 23.94083; 87.93500Coordinates: 23°56′27″N 87°56′06″E / 23.94083°N 87.93500°E / 23.94083; 87.93500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 67
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 10. Baharampur
Electorate (year) 169,017 (2011)

Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Barwan) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. It was an open seat earlier.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 67 Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Biprasekhar, Burwan I, Burwan II, Kharjuna, Kuli, Kurunnorun, Panchthupi, Sabaldaha, Sabalpur, Sahora and Sundarpur gram panchayats of Burwan community development block and Gadda, Jajan and Gundiria gram panchayats of Bharatpur I community development block.[1]

Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 10 Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Burwan Khargram Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik Indian National Congress[2]
Burwan Khargram Sudhir Mondal Indian National Congress[2]
1957 No seat [3]
1962 No seat [4]
1967 Burwan Amalendra Lal Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[5]
1969 Amalendra Lal Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[6]
1971 Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik Indian National Congress [8]
1977 Amalendra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1982 Amalendra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1987 Amalendra Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1991 Debabrata Banerjee Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
1996 Debabrata Banerjee Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2001 Amalendralal Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
2006 Biswanath Banerjee Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
2011 Protima Rajak Indian National Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Protima Rajak of Congress defeated her nearest rival Binoy Sarkar of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Burwan (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Protima Rajak 66,304 47.09 -1.60#
RSP Binoy Sarkar 65,688 46.65 -1.36
BJP Sukhnen Kumar Bagdi 8,809 6.26
Turnout 140,801 83.31
INC gain from RSP Swing -0.24#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. Considering the Congress vote percentage alone in 2006, the swing was +5.37%.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Biswanath Banerjee of RSP won the Barwan assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Arit Majumdar of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Amalendralal Roy of RSP defeated Tapas Dasgupta of Congress in 2001.[14] Debabrata Banerjee of RSP defeated Ali Hossain Mondal of Congress in 1996,[13] and Sudip Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress in 1991.[12] Amalendra Roy of RSP defeated Gadadar Ghosh of Congress in 1987,[11] Ali Hossain Mondal of Congress in 1982,[10] and Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Amalendra Lal Roy of RSP won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] The Burwan seat was not there in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951 Burwan Khargram was a joint seat Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik and Sudhir Mondal, both of Congress, jointly won the Burwan Khargram seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Burwan. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "67 - Barwan Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.