Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||8. Maldaha Dakshin|
Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area – Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 52 Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kaliachak II community development block, and Alinagar and Kaliachak I gram panchayats of Kaliachak I community development block.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|2011||Mothabari||Sabina Yasmin||Indian National Congress|
In the 2011 election, Sabina Yasmin of Congress defeated her nearest rival Naimuddin Sheikh of CPI(M).
|BJP||Nandan Kumar Ghosh||6,340||5.89|
|Paschim Banga Rajya Muslim League||Md. Faruque Hossain||1,738|
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Rajab Ali||1,034|
The Independent candidate, Shehnaz Quadery, was a rebel candidate from the family of A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury. Although her name was proposed by the local Congress, she was refused a ticket by the Congress high command.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||8||4|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||5|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)
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- "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "Rebel in Malda Cong family refuses to bend". The Telegraph, 5 April 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2011.