Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Howrah Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Howrah Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Howrah Dakshin
Howrah Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°34′00″N 88°17′00″E / 22.56667°N 88.28333°E / 22.56667; 88.28333Coordinates: 22°34′00″N 88°17′00″E / 22.56667°N 88.28333°E / 22.56667; 88.28333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 173
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 233,869 (2011)

Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: হাওড়া দক্ষিন বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) (earlier called Howrah South) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 173 Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 35, 38 to 41 and 44 to 46 of Howrah municipal corporation, and Duila, Jorhat, Panchpara and Thanamakua gram panchayats of Sankrail community development block.[1]

Howrah South (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Howrah North Biren Banerjee Communist Party of India[2]
Howrah South Beni Charan Dutta Indian National Congress[2]
Howrah West Bankim Chandra Kar Indian National Congress[2]
Howrah East Saila Kumar Mukhopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Howrah North Samar Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[3]
Howrah South Kanai Lal Bhattacharya All India Forward Bloc[3]
Howrah West Bankim Chandra Kar Indian National Congress[3]
Howrah East Beni Charan Dutta Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Howrah North Saila Mukherjee Indian National Congress[4]
Howrah South Kanai Lal Bhattacharya All India Forward Bloc[4]
Howrah West Anadi Dass Independent[4]
Howrah East Bejoy Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Howrah South B,K.Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Pralay Talukdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Santi Kumar Dasgupta Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Santi Kumar Dasgupta Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Pralay Talukdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Pralay Talukdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Mrityunjoy Banerjee Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Pralay Talukdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Pralay Talukdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Badal Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Krishna Kisor Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Howrah Dakshin Brojo Mohan Mazumdar All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Howrah Dakshin constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Broja Mohan Majumdar 101,066 56.06 #
CPI(M) Krishna Kishor Roy 69,644 38.63 -9.43
BJP Pramila Singh 4,256 2.36
Independent Sekh Abdul Momin 1,803
Independent Biswanath Mete 828
JD(U) Bedar Bakht 824
Independent Samir Bachar 598
PDS Subhrajit Bhaduri 558
Independent Uttam Dey 395
Independent Asok Krishna Das 299
Turnout 180,271 77.08
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing #

.# Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Krishna Kisor Ray of CPI(M) won 164 Howrah South assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Amitava Dutta of JD(U). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Badal Basu of CPI(M) defeated Arup Ray of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[14] Pralay Talukdar of CPI(M) defeated Arup Roy of Congress in 1996[13]and Mrityunjoy Banerjee of Congress in 1991.[12] Mrityunjoy Banerjee of Congress defeated Pralay Talukdar of CPI(M) in 1987.[11] Pralay Talukdar of CPI(M) defeated Amiya Kumar Dutta of Congress in 1982[10] and Ambica Banerjee of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Santi Kumar Dasgupta of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Pralay Talukdar of CPI(M) won in 1969.[6] B.K.Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1967.[5] Kanai Lal Bhattacharya of Forward Bloc won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] Beni Charan Dutta of Congress won 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 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No ?. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Howrah Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "164 - Howrah South Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 November 2010.