Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Maheshtala
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Maheshtala is located in West Bengal
Maheshtala
Maheshtala
Location in West Bengal
Maheshtala is located in India
Maheshtala
Maheshtala
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°30′43″N 88°15′04″E / 22.5120°N 88.2510°E / 22.5120; 88.2510Coordinates: 22°30′43″N 88°15′04″E / 22.5120°N 88.2510°E / 22.5120; 88.2510
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.155
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Electorate (year)214,525 (2011)

Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a Legislative Assembly constituency of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the Delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:[1]

Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1952 Maheshtala 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]
2016 Kasturi Das All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results[edit]

Legislative Assembly Election 2011[edit]

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Maheshtala[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Kasturi Das 92,211 52.71 +4.10
CPI (M) Sheikh Mohammed Israil 67,928 38.83 -11.16
Independent Ramani Naskar 7,971
BJP Sisir Kumar Mukherjee 3,689
IUML Sagirauddin Laskar 1,882
PDS Debashish Bose 1,168
Independent Monoranjan Naskar 80
Turnout 174,942 81.55
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 15.26
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)


e • d Summary of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2011 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share Swing
Trinamool Congress 184 Increase154
Indian National Congress 65[template reference 1] 42 Increase21
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 40 Decrease136
All India Forward Bloc 11 Decrease12
Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) 7 Decrease13
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha 3 Increase3
Communist Party of India 2 Decrease6
Samajwadi Party 1 Increase1
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 17 1 Decrease1
Democratic Socialist Party (Prabodh Chandra) 1 Increase1
Independents 2 Decrease4
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 Steady
 
Trinamool and allies 227 Increase192
Left Front 62 Decrease168
Total - 294 -
Turnout:
Source: Election Commission of India


Legislative Assembly Elections 1977-2006[edit]

In 2006, 2001 and 1996, Mursalin Molla of CPI(M) won the Maheshtala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) defeating his nearest rivals Dulal Das of INC in 2006,[15] Biman Banerjee of AITC in 2001[14] and Gouranga Mukherjee of INC in 1996.[13] Abul Basar of CPI(M) defeated Malay Chowdhury of INC in 1991[12] and Habibur Rahman of INC in 1987.[11] Mir Abdus Sayeed of CPI(M) defeated Dilip Ghose, Independent politician, in 1982.[10] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI(M) defeated Mali Safiuddin of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1952-1972[edit]

Bhupen Bijali of INC won in 1972.[8] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Ahammad Ali Mufti of INC won in 1962.[4] Sudhir Chandra Bhandari of CPI won in 1957[3] and 1952.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.