Ranaghat Uttar Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Ranaghat Uttar Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ranaghat Uttar Paschim is located in West Bengal
Ranaghat Uttar Paschim
Ranaghat Uttar Paschim
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°11′0″N 88°35′0″E / 23.18333°N 88.58333°E / 23.18333; 88.58333Coordinates: 23°11′0″N 88°35′0″E / 23.18333°N 88.58333°E / 23.18333; 88.58333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 87
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Ranaghat (SC)
Electorate (year) 210,844

Ranaghat Uttar Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 87 Ranaghat Uttar Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ranaghat municipality, Taherpur notified area, Birnagar municipality, and Ramnagar I, Barasat, Kalinarayanpur-Paharpur and Khisma gram panchayats of Ranaghat I community development block, and Arbandi I, Arbandi II, and gram panchayats of Santipur community development block, and Fulia Township.[1]

Ranaghat Uttar Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]Ranaghat East and West were earlier part of Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Ranaghat Bijoy Krishna Sarkar Indian National Congress[3]
Keshab Chandra Mitra Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Benoy Kumar Chatterjee Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India[5]
1967 Ranaghat East Nitai Pada Sarkar Communist Party of India[6]
Ranaghat West Benoy Kumar Chatterjee Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Ranaghat East Nitai Pada Sarkar Communist Party of India[7]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Ranaghat East Naresh Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Ranaghat East Nitaipada Sarkar Communist Party of India[9]
Ranaghat West Naresh Chandra Chaki Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Ranaghat East Satish Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Ranaghat East Satish Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Ranaghat West Subhaas Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Ranaghat West Shankar Singha Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Ranaghat East Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Ranaghat West Shankar Singha Indian National Congress[15]
2006 Ranaghat East Debendra Nath Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Ranaghat West Aloke Kumar Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Ranaghat Uttar Paschim Partha Sarathi Chatterjee All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Partha Sarathi Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Meena Bhattacharya of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ranaghat Uttar Paschim constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Partha Sarathi Chatterjee 101,395 54.41 +7.88#
CPI(M) Meena Bhattacharya 74,051 39.74 -10.59#
BJP Megh Lal Karmaker 6,769 3.63
BSP Sulata Roy (Pramanik) 4,122 2.21
Turnout 186,337 88.38
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +18.47#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as CPI(M)'s vote percentage, in 2006 for the Ranaghat East seat.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

Till 2006, Ranaghat had two Vidhan Sabha constituencies Ranaghat East and Ranaghat West. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned.

Ranaghat East[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16]Debendra Nath Biswas of CPI(M) won the Ranaghat East (SC) assembly constituency defeating his nearest rival Nilima Nag (Mallick) of Trinamool Congress. Asim Bala of CPI(M) defeated Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[15] Binay Krishna Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Akhil Kumar Majumdar of Congress in 1996[14]and 1991,[13]and Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas of Congress in 1987.[12]Satish Chandra Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Nitai Pada Sarkar, Independent, in 1982[11]and Sushil Kumar Ray of Congress in 1977.[10][19]

Ranaghat West[edit]

In the 2006[16]state assembly elections, Aloke Kumar Das of CPI(M) won the Ranaghat West assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Shankar Singha of Congress. Shankar Singha of Congress defeated Jyotirmoyee Sikdar in 2001[15]and Sourendra Nath Nag of CPI(M) in 1996.[14]Subhaas Basu of CPI(M) defeated Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress in 1991.[13]Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI(M) defeated Saradindu Biswas of Congress in 1987,[12]Benoy Chatterjee of Congress in 1982,[11]and Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress in 1977.[10][20]

1967-1972[edit]

Ranaghat East[edit]

Nitaipada Sarkar of CPI won in 1972.[9]Naresh Chandra Biswas of CPI(M) won in 1971.[8]Nitai Pada Sarkar of CPI won in 1969[7]and 1967.[6]

Ranaghat West[edit]

Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress won in 1972.[9]Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI(M) 1971[8]and 1969.[7] Benoy Kumar Chatterjee of Congress won in 1967.[6]

1951-1962 Ranaghat[edit]

In 1962 and 1957, there was a single seat for Ranaghat. Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI won in 1962.[5]Benoy Kumar Chatterjee of Congress won in 1957.[4]In independent India’s first election in 1951,[3]Ranaghat was a joint seat. Bijoy Krishna Sarkar and Keshab Chandra Mitra, both of Congress, won the Ranaghat seat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "General Elections, Inda, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ranaghat Uttar Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "80 - Ranaghat East (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  20. ^ "81 - Ranaghat West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.