Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mahestala
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mahestala is located in West Bengal
Mahestala
Mahestala
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°30′58″N 88°13′41″E / 22.51611°N 88.22806°E / 22.51611; 88.22806Coordinates: 22°30′58″N 88°13′41″E / 22.51611°N 88.22806°E / 22.51611; 88.22806
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 155
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 21. Diamond Harbour
Elecorate (year) 214,525 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 155 Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 8 and 11 to 35 of Maheshtala municipality.[1]

Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Mahestala Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India[3]
1962 Ahammad Ali Mufti Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Bhupen Bijali Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Sudhir Chandra Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Mir Abdus Sayeed Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Abul Basar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Abul Basar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Mursalin Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Mursalin Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Mursalin Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Kasturi Das All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In 2001 Kasturi Das of Trinamool Congress defeated Sk' Md. Ismail of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mahestala constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Kasturi Das 92,211 52.71 +4.10#
CPI(M) Sk. Md. Israil 67,928 38.83 -11.16
Independent Ramani Naskar 7,971
BJP Sisir Kumar Mukhopandhyay 3,689
MLKSC Sagirauddin Laskar 1,882
PDS Debashish Bose 1,168
Independent Monoranjon Naskar 80
Turnout 174,942 81.55
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing 15.26#

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

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)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Mursalin Molla of CPI(M) won the Mahestala assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Dulal Das of Congress in 2006,[15] Biman Banerjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001[14] and Gouranga Mukherjee of Congress in 1996.[13] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Abul Basar of CPI(M) defeated Malay Chowdhury of Congress in 1991[12] and Habibur Rahman of Congress in 1987.[11] Mir Abdus Sayeed of CPI(M) defeated Dilip Ghose, Independent, in 1982.[10] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI(M) defeated Mali Safiuddin of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Bhupen Bijali of Congress won in 1972.[8] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Ahammad Ali Mufti of Congress won in 1962.[4] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI won in 1957[3] and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mahestala. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "115 - Maheshtala Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.