Kalyani (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kalyani
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kalyani is located in West Bengal
Kalyani
Kalyani
Kalyani is located in India
Kalyani
Kalyani
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°59′0″N 88°26′0″E / 22.98333°N 88.43333°E / 22.98333; 88.43333Coordinates: 22°59′0″N 88°26′0″E / 22.98333°N 88.43333°E / 22.98333; 88.43333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 92
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 14. Bangaon (SC)
Electorate (year) 197,604 (2011)

Kalyani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. This constituency was constituted in 2011, as per orders of the Delimitation Commission.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 92 Kalyani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Kalyani municipality, Gayespur municipality, and Chanduria II, Kanchrapara, Madanpur I, Madanpur II, Saguna, Sarati and Simurali gram panchayats of Chakdaha community development block.[1]

Kalyani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 14 Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Kalyani Ramendranath Biswas All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Ramendranath Biswas of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Jyotsna Sikdar of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kalyani (SC) constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Ramendranath Biswas 92,322 51.55
CPI(M) Jyotsna Sikdar 76,632 42.79
BJP Dipali Bharati 4,478 2.50
PDS Mithu Podder 2,995
BSP Pranita Roy 2,681
Turnout 179,108 90.64
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kalyani. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.