Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Diamond Harbour
ডায়মন্ড হারবার বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Diamond Harbour is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°12′00″N 88°12′00″E / 22.20000°N 88.20000°E / 22.20000; 88.20000Coordinates: 22°12′00″N 88°12′00″E / 22.20000°N 88.20000°E / 22.20000; 88.20000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 143
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Electorate (year) 164,210 (2011)

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 143 Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:Diamond Harbour municipality, Basuldanga, Bolsiddhi Kali Nagar, Derak, Harindanga, Kanpur Dhanaberia, Mashat and Parulia gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour I community development block, and Kamarpol, Khordo, Mathur, Nurpur, Patra and Sarisa gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II community development bloc.[1]

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Diamond Harbour Charu Chandra Bhandari Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
1957 Ramanuj Haldar Praja Socialist Party[3]
1962 Jagadish Chandra Halder Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Daulat Ali Sheikh Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sheikh Daulat Ali Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Rishi Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Rishi Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Dipak Kumar Halder All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

Dipak Kumar Halder of Trinamool Congress won the Diamond Harbour seat in 2011 defeating his nearest rival Subhra Sau of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Diamond Harbour constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dipak Kumar Halder 87,645 53.37 +7.05
CPI(M) Subhra Sau 66,871 40.72 -6.78
BJP Krishna Baidya 4,946 3.01
PDS Mousumi Maitra 2,951
Indian Unity Centre Md. Shamsut Touhid Purkait 1,797
Turnout 164,210 85.36
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.83
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections, Rishi Halder of CPI(M) won the 119 Diamond Harbour assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subhashis Chakraborty of Trinamool Congress and Amjad Ali Sardar of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sheikh Daulat Ali of Congress defeated Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) defeated Nazrul Islam Molla of Congress in 1991,[12]Monoranjan Kayal of Congress in 1987,[11] Dibakar Ghosh of Congress in 1982,[10] and Sankari Prasad Mondal of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Daulat Ali Sheikh of Congress won in 1972.[8]Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7]1969[6]and 1967.[5]Jagadish Chandra Halder of Congress won in 1962.[4]Ramanuj Haldar of PSP won in 1957.[3]Charu Chandra Bhandari of KMPP won in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Diamond Harbour. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "119 - Diamond Harbour Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.