Rashbehari Avenue (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Rashbehari
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Rashbehari is located in Kolkata
Rashbehari
Rashbehari
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′05″N 88°21′32″E / 22.51806°N 88.35889°E / 22.51806; 88.35889Coordinates: 22°31′05″N 88°21′32″E / 22.51806°N 88.35889°E / 22.51806; 88.35889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 160
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral system First past the post

Rashbehari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: রাসবিহারী বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 160 Rashbehari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 81, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90 and 93 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Rashbehari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency) .[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Rashbehari Avenue Sunil Das Praja Socialist Party[2]
1962 Bejoy Kumar Banerjee Independent[3]
1967 Bejoy Kumar Banerjee Independent[4]
1969 Bejoy Kumar Banerjee Independent[5]
1971 Rashbehari Lakshmi Kanta Basu Indian National Congress[6]
1972 Lakshmi Kanta Bose Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Rashbehari Avenue Ashok Mitra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Hoimi Basu Indian National Congress[9]
1987 Hoimi Bosu Indian National Congress[10]
1991 Hoimi Basu Indian National Congress[11]
1996 Hoimi Basu Indian National Congress[12]
Bye-Election,1998 Sovandeb Chattopadhyay West Bengal Trinamool Congress[12]
2001 Sovandeb Chattopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[13]
2006 Sovandeb Chattopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2011 Rashbehari Sovandeb Chattopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[15]

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Rashbehari constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sovandeb Chattopadhyay 60,857 44.23
INC Ashutosh Chatterjee 46,304 33.65
BJP Samir Banerjee 23,381 16.99
SUCI(C) Swati Ghosh 1,335 0.97
BSP Omprakash Prajapati 968 0.70
Independent Uttam Kumar Das 587 0.42
Independent Tarulata Dutta 553 0.40
NOTA None of the above 3,872 2.81
Majority 14,553 10.58
Turnout 137,587
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Santanu Bose of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Rashbehari constituency[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sovandeb Chattopadhyay 88,892 65.60
CPI(M) Santanu Bose 38,992 28.80
BJP Jiban Sen 5,108 3.80
LJP Mita Biswas 1,059 0.80
Independent Deb Kumar Das 983 0.70
Independent Ashim Halder 563 0.43
Majority 49,894 36.8
Turnout
Trinamool Congress hold Swing


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10


2006[edit]

In the 2006 election, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Mala Roy of INC.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Rashbehari constituency[14][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sovandeb Chattopadhyay 34,747 54.50
INC Mala Roy 12,917 20.20
NCP Tarun Kumar Bandyopadhyay 12,882 20.20
Independent Shibajee Dey 2,029 3.20
Independent Dipankar Naskar 347 0.5
Independent Shankar Das 309 0.3
Independent Kajal Das 295 0.2
Independent Pranab Bhattacharjee 292 0.2
Majority 21,883 34.3
Turnout 63851
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

.# Swing calculated on CPIM+NCP vote percentages taken together in 2006.

2001[edit]

In the 2001 election, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sitaram Behani of JD(S).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2001: Rashbehari constituency[13][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sovandeb Chattopadhyay 41,562 64.33
JD(S) Sitaram Behani 14,174 21.94
BJP Samir Chatterjee 4,882 7.56
PDS Sankar Banerjee 1,555 2.41
Independent Dipankar Naskar 1,442 2.23
Independent Kundan Kumar Das 991 1.53
Turnout 64606 52.11
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress+Congress vote percentages taken together in 2001.

1998 Bye-election[edit]

A bye-election was held on 1998 following the death of Congress MLA of Rashbehari Avenue,Hoimi Basu and resignation of the sitting Congress MLA of Baruipur, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay who was switched to Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 1998: Rashbehari Avenue constituency [19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sovandeb Chattopadhyay 31,979 53.44
CPI(M) Biplab Chatterjee 18,446 30.83
INC Soumyadeep Basu 9,052 15.13
Independent Kanika Mukherjee 117 0.20
Independent Amalendu Ghosh 105 0.18
Independent Kalyan Kumar Rakshit 74 0.12
Independent Samir Guha 44 0.12
Independent Mridula Mukherjee 24 0.12
Turnout 60,583 50.05
Trinamool Congress gain from INC Swing

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress+BJP vote percentages taken together in 1998.

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[14] and 2001[13] state assembly elections, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay of Trinamool Congress won the Rashbehari Avenue assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Mala Roy of Congress and Sitaram Behani of JD(S) respectively. Hoimi Basu of Congress defeated Ranjan Banerjee of CPI(M) in 1996,[12] Ashim Chatterjee of CPI(M) in 1991,[11] Arun Prokas Chatterjee of CPI(M) in 1987,[10] and Ashok Mitra of CPI(M) in 1982.[9]Ashok Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Ashoke Kumar Mukhopadhyay of Janata Party in 1977. [8][20]

1957-1972[edit]

Lakshmi Kanta Bose of Congress defeated Sachin Sen of CPI(M) in 1972[7]and 1971.[6] Bejoy Kumar Banerjee, Independent, defeated Harendranath Ghosh of Congress in 1969,[5]G.Mukherjee of Congress and Sunil Das of PSP in 1967[4] and Priya Ranjan Sen of Congress and Sunil Das of PSP in 1962.[3]Sunil Das of PSP defeated Priya Ranjan Sen of Congress, Debajyoti Barman, Independent, and others in 1957.[2]Prior to that the Rashbehari Avenue seat was not there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 148. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 116. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 138. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 138. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 138. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 138. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
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  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  13. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  14. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 149. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 160. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Rashbehari. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2006". Rashbehari. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2006. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2001". Rashbehari. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2006. 
  19. ^ Cite error: The named reference vidhansabha2004by was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  20. ^ "149 - Rashbehari Avenue Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.