Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Khardaha
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Khardaha is located in West Bengal
Khardaha
Khardaha
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.38333°E / 22.71667; 88.38333Coordinates: 22°43′0″N 88°23′0″E / 22.71667°N 88.38333°E / 22.71667; 88.38333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 109
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 168,586 (2011)

Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 109 Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Khardaha municipality, Ward Nos.15, 18 to 21 and 35 of Panihati municipality, and Bandipur, Bilkanda I, Bilkanda II and Patulia gram panchayats of Barrackpore II community development block.[1]

Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Khardaha Satkari Mitra Praja Socialist Party[2]
1962 Gopal Banerjee Communist Party of India[3]
1967 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1969 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1971 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1972 Sisir Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India[7]
1977 Kamal Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Kamal Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2001 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2006 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2011 Amit Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2016 Amit Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Khardaha constituency[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Amit Mitra 83,688 49.65 –6.84
CPI(M) Dr. Asim Dasgupta 62,488 37.07 –1.75
BJP Mahadeb Basak 16,321 9.68 +7.2
NOTA 3,169 1.88
BSP Samar Das 1,568 0.93 –0.29
PDS Paritosh Sengupta 1,322 0.78 –0.21
Turnout 168,556
Majority 83,688 49.65 –6.84

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Amit Kumar Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Khardaha constituency[15][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Amit Kumar Mitra 83,608 56.49
CPI(M) Dr. Asim Dasgupta 57,454 38.82
BJP Anadi Kumar Biswas 3,673 2.48
BSP Sampa Biswas 1,813
PDS Jay Prakash Pandey 1,470
Turnout 148,018 87.8
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat in 2006

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections, Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M), won the Khardaha seat defeating his nearest rivals Mahadeb Basak of BJP in 2006,[14] Ranjit Kumar Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[13] Chinmoy Chatterjee of Congress in 1996,[12] Sipta Bishnu of Congress in 1991[11] and Sudhir Banerjee of Congress in 1987.[10] Kamal Sarkar of CPI(M) had won this seat in 1982 and 1977 defeating Nirmal Ghosh of Congress in 1982[9] and Harshadhari Bhattacharya of Congress in 1977.[8][18]

1957-1972[edit]

Sisir Kumar Ghosh of CPI won in 1972.[7] Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty of CPI(M) won in 1971,[6] 1969[5] and 1967.[4] Gopal Banerjee of CPI won in 1962,[3] Satkari Mitra of PSP won in 1957.[2] Prior to that the Khardaha seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2016, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khardah. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "134 - Khardah Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.