Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Raiganj|
|Electorate (year)||182,504 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 32 Karandighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Altapur I, Altapur II, Dalkhola I, Dalkhola II, Domhana, Karandighi I, Karandighi II, Lahutara I, Lahutara II, Raniganj, Rasakhowa I and Rasakhowa II gram panchayats of Karandighi community development block
In the 2011 elections, Gokul Behari Roy of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Subhas Goswami of Congress.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Karandighi |
|Forward Bloc||Gokul Behari Roy||57,023||37.99||-7.08|
|Independent||Md. Hafizul Iqbal||24,272||16.17|
|BSP||Nirod Bandhu Biswas||4,355||2.90|
|JD(U)||Hem Ranjan Mandal||1,605|
|Independent||Binoy Kumar Das||1,124|
|Independent||Dinesh Chandra Singha||972|
|Independent||Purna Chandra Singha||815|
|Forward Bloc hold||Swing||1.05|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||3||2|
|Independent/ Rebel Congress||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||2|
|Communist Party of India||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 2 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Gokul Roy of Forward Bloc won the Karandighi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc defeated Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress in 1996. Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress defeated Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc in 1991. Suresh Chandra Singha of Forward Bloc defeated Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress defeated Amarendra Nath Singha of Janata Party in 1977.
Haji Sajjad Hussain of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Suresh Chandra Sinha of Forward Bloc won in 1969. H.S.Hussain of PSP won in 1967. Phanis Chandra Sinha of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India's first election in 1951 the area was part of Bihar and Mohinuddin Mokhtar of Congress won the Karandighi seat.
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