Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mathurapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mathurapur is located in West Bengal
Mathurapur
Mathurapur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°07′18″N 88°24′19″E / 22.12167°N 88.40528°E / 22.12167; 88.40528Coordinates: 22°07′18″N 88°24′19″E / 22.12167°N 88.40528°E / 22.12167; 88.40528
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Mathurapur

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

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission, Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) will cover most of Mathurapur community development block.[1]

Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was part of Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Mathurapur Bhusan Chandra Das Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
Brindaban Gayen Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Bhusan Chandra Das Indian National Congress[3]
Brindaban Gayen Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Mathurapur South East Bhusan Chandra Das Indian National Congress[4]
Mathurapur North West Brindaban Gayen Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Mathurapur H.Haldar Bangla Congress[5]
1969 Renupada Haldar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[6]
1971 Renupada Haldar Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[7]
1972 Birendranath Halder Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Satya Ranjan Bapuli Indian National Congress[9]
1982 Satya Ranjan Bapuli Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Satya Ranjan Bapuli Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Satya Ranjan Bapuli Indian National Congress[12]
1996 Satya Ranjan Bapuli Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Kanti Ganguly Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Kanti Ganguly Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]

Note: For MLAs from the area in subsequent years, see Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[15]and 2001[14]state assembly elections Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M) won the 123 Mathurapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Satya Ranjan Bapuli of Trinamool Congress. Satya Ranjan Bapuli representing Congress had won the seat five times in a row defeating Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M) in 1996[13]and 1991,[12]Brindaban Bhandari of CPI(M) in 1987[11] and 1982,[10] and Robin Mondal of SUC in 1977.[9][16]

1951-1972[edit]

Birendra Nath Halder of Congress won in 1972.[8]Renupada Haldar of SUC won in 1971[7]and 1969.[6]H.Haldar of Bangla Congress won in 1967.[5]In 1962[4] Mathurapur had two seats. Bhusan Chandra Das of Congress won the Mathurapur South East seat. Brindaban Gayen of Congress won the Mathurapur North West (SC) seat. In 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951 Mathurapur was a joint seat. Bhusan Chandra Das and Brindaban Gayen, both of Congress won in 1957.[3]Bhusan Chandra Das of KMPP and Brindaban Gayen of Congress won in 1951.[2]

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 c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "123 - Mathurapur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.