Nandigram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Nandigram
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Nandigram is located in West Bengal
Nandigram
Nandigram
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°01′N 87°59′E / 22.017°N 87.983°E / 22.017; 87.983Coordinates: 22°01′N 87°59′E / 22.017°N 87.983°E / 22.017; 87.983
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 210
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Electorate (year) 195,187 (2011)

Nandigram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: নন্দীগ্রাম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Extent[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 210 Nandigram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Nandigram I & Nandigram II community development blocks.[1]

Nandigram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Firoza Bibi of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Paramananda Bharati of CPI.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Nandigram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Firoja Bibi 103,300 61.21 +12.41#
CPI Paramananda Bharati 59,660 35.35 -13.36#
BJP Bijan Das 5,813 1.72
People’s Democratic Conference of India Mehedi Masud Sekh 2,898
Turnout 168,756 86.46
AITMC hold Swing 25.77#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI vote percentage, in 2006. Data for comparison not available for the 2009 by-election.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3

1977-2009[edit]

In the bye election, necessitated by the resignation of the sitting MLA Illiyas Mahammad Sk. on corruption charges, held in January 2009 in the background of Nandigram violence, Firoza Bibi of Trinamool Congress defeated Paramananda Bharati of CPI.[5] [6]


In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Illiyas Mahammad Sk. of CPI won the 206 Nandigram assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Sk. Supian of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and Sunil Baran Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Debisankar Panda of Congress defeated Sakti Bal of CPI in 1996. Sakti Bal of CPI defeated Debi Sankar Panda of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Bhupal Chandra Panda of CPI defeated Ramesh Chandra Gharai of Congress in 1982. Prabir Jana of Janata Party defeated Bhupal Chandra Panda of CPI in 1977.[7]

1967-1972[edit]

Bhupal Chandra Panda of CPI won in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967. Prior to that Nandigram had two seats, Nandigram North and Nandigram South.[8]

1951-1962 Nandigram North[edit]

Subodh Chandra Maity of Congress won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[8]

1951-1962 Nandigram South[edit]

Prabir Chandra Jana of Congress won in 1962. Bhupal Chandra Panda of CPI won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Prabir Chandra Jana of Congress won the Nandigram South seat.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Nandigram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Nandigram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Nandigram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "State By-Elections 2009 - Trinamool Congress wins Nandigram bypoll". The Hindu, 9 January 2009. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  6. ^ "CPI MLA from Nandigram resigns over bribery charge". The Indian Express, 11 September 2008. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  7. ^ "206 - Nandigram Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  8. ^ a b c "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.