Kasba, Kolkata (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kasba
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kasba is located in Kolkata
Kasba
Kasba
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′11″N 88°22′34″E / 22.51972°N 88.37611°E / 22.51972; 88.37611Coordinates: 22°31′11″N 88°22′34″E / 22.51972°N 88.37611°E / 22.51972; 88.37611
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 149
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electorate (year) 222,966 (2011)

Kasba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kasba is a neighbourhood in Kolkata.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 149 Kasba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 66, 67, 91, 92, 107 and 108 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Kasba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Kasba Ahmed Javed Khan All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Kasba constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Ahmed Javed Khan 91,679 47.40
CPI(M) Shatarup Ghosh 79,795 41.30
BJP Bikash Debnath 17,550 9.10
BSP Lakkhi Yadab (Roy) 1,356 0.70
LJP Krishna Maity 618 0.30
Independent Somnath Dam 596 0.30
Independent Tapas Kumar Dey 575 0.30
Independent Susanta Kumar Biswas 486 0.30
Independent Arunansu Kumar Sarkar 365 0.20
Independent Jayanta Debnath 353 0.20
Majority 11,884 6.1%
Turnout 1,93,373 74.4%
All India Trinamool Congress hold Swing {{{swing}}}
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
SUCI(C) 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)


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2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Javed Ahmed Khan of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Shatarup Ghosh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kasba constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Ahmed Javed Khan 92,460 53.81
CPI(M) Satarup Ghosh 72,571 42.23
BJP Bikash Debnath 3,066 1.78
Independent Satyajeet Roy 1,401
BSP Susanta Kumar Biswas 1,167
Independent Arindam Bhowmick 725
Independent Jayanta Debnath 449
Turnout 171,839 77.07
Trinamool Congress win (new seat)
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
SUCI(C) 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)


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, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kasba. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.