Murshidabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Murshidabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Murshidabad is located in West Bengal
Murshidabad
Murshidabad
Murshidabad is located in India
Murshidabad
Murshidabad
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°11′N 88°16′E / 24.183°N 88.267°E / 24.183; 88.267Coordinates: 24°11′N 88°16′E / 24.183°N 88.267°E / 24.183; 88.267
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 64
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 11. Murshidabad
Electorate (year) 188,147 (2011)

Murshidabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 64 Murshidabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Murshidabad municipality, Jiaganj Azimganj municipality and Murshidabad Jiaganj community development block[1]

Murshidabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Murhidabad Durgapada Sinha Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Durgapada Sinha Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Birendra Narayan Roy Independent[4]
1967 S.K.A. Mirza Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Mohammad Idris Ali Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Mohammad Idris Ali Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Mohammad Idris Ali Indian National Congress [8]
1977 Chhaya Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[9]
1982 Chhaya Ghosh All India Forward Bloc [10]
1987 Abdul Mannan Hossain Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Chhaya Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[12]
1996 Mazammel Haque Independent[13]
2001 Chhaya Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[14]
2006 Bivas Chakraborty All India Forward Bloc[15]
2011 Shaoni Singha Roy Indian National Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Shaoni Singha Roy of Congress defeated her nearest rival Bibhas Chakraborty of Forward Bloc.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Murshidabad constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Shaoni Singha Roy 75,441 46.03 #
Forward Bloc Bibhas Chakraborty 69.089 42.15 -6.83
BJP Ranajit Kumar Das 9,946 6.07
Independent Shyamal Krishna Das 4,495
PDS Md. Kashimuddin Shaikh 2,753
SUCI Gulshenara Iva 2,169
Turnout 163,893 87.11
INC gain from Forward Bloc Swing

.# Congress did not contest the seat in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Bivas Chakraborty of Forward Bloc won the Murshidabad assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Joyanta Roy of IPFB. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Abdul Mannan Hossain, Independent, in 2001.[14] Mazammel Haque, Independent, defeated Abdul Ohab Mondal of Congress in 1996,[13] Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Asak Ali of Congress in 1991.[12] Abdul Mannan Hossain of Congress defeated Madan Mohan Ray, Independent, in 1987.[11] Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Dedar Bakshi of ICS in 1982[10] and Syed Nawab Jani Meerza of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Mohammad Idris Ali of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] S.K.A.Mirza of Congress won in 1967.[5] Birendra Narayan Ray, Independent, won in 1962.[4] Durgapada Sinha of Congress won in 1957[3] and in independent India's first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Murshidabad. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "58 - Murshidabad Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.