Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Samserganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Samserganj is located in West Bengal
Samserganj
Samserganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°41′N 87°57′E / 24.683°N 87.950°E / 24.683; 87.950Coordinates: 24°41′N 87°57′E / 24.683°N 87.950°E / 24.683; 87.950
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 56
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 8. Maldaha Dakshin
Electorate (year) 152,473 (2011)

Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Aurangabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in the area ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area - Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 56 Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Dhulian municipality and Bhasaipaikar, Bogdadnagar, Chachanda, Dogachhi, Napara, Nimtita, Pratapganj and Tinpukuria gram panchayats of Samserganj community development block.[1]

Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Samserganj Touab Ali Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Toab Ali of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Mousumi Begum of Congress,

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Samserganj constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Touab Ali 61,138 46.43
INC Mousumi Begum 53,349 40.52
BJP Sasthi Charan Ghosh 6,031 4.58
SDPI Md Affan Ali 4,256
BSP Jaydeb Goswami 2,411
Independent Seikh Samshul 1,966
Indian Unity Centre Omar Khayam 1,430
SUCI Tipu Sultan 1,090
Turnout 131,671 86.36
CPI(M) win (new seat)
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)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Samserganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.