Jamalpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Jamalpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jamalpur is located in West Bengal
Jamalpur
Jamalpur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°04′N 87°59′E / 23.067°N 87.983°E / 23.067; 87.983Coordinates: 23°04′N 87°59′E / 23.067°N 87.983°E / 23.067; 87.983
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 262
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman Purba (SC)
Electorate (year) 187,502 (2011)

Jamalpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 262 Jamalpur (SC) assembly constituency covers Jamalpur community development block and Mugura gram panchayat of Raina I community development block.[1]

Jamalpur assembly segment was earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jamalpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Ujjal Pramanik 84,434 48.73 +15.38#
MFB Samar Hazra 81,891 47.27 -16.34
BJP Subrata Mallick 3,102 1.79
People’s Democratic Conference of India Rabindranath Bag 1,721
JDP Pratap Malik 1,149
BSP Suranjan Halder 958
Turnout 173,255 92.4
Trinamool Congress gain from MFB Swing +31.72#

Samar Hazra contested on CPI(M) symbol

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

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)

1977-2006, 1962[edit]

In 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991, Samar Hazra, Independent/ CPI(M) won the Jamalpur (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Shankar Chandra Mallick of Trinamool Congress, Ajay Pramanik of Trinamool Congress, Baidyanath Das of Congress and Ajay Pramnik of Congress, in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1987, 1982 and 1977, Sunil Santra, Independent/ MFB, defeated Puranjoy Pramanik of Congress/ ICS.[5]

Prior to that Jamalpur was marked as an assembly constituency only in 1962. Mrityunjoy Pramanik of Congress won the seat that year.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Jamalpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jamalpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Jamalpur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "274 – Jamalpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29.