Sandeshkhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sandeshkhali
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sandeshkhali is located in West Bengal
Sandeshkhali
Sandeshkhali
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°22′00″N 88°54′00″E / 22.36667°N 88.90000°E / 22.36667; 88.90000Coordinates: 22°22′00″N 88°54′00″E / 22.36667°N 88.90000°E / 22.36667; 88.90000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No 123
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Electorate (year) 172,352 (2011)

Sandeshkhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled tribes from 2011. Earlier the seat was reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, 123 Sandeshkhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is composed of the following: Bayermari I, Bayermari II, Hathgachhi, Nazat I, Nazat II, Sarberia, Agarhati, Sohara Radhanagar and Kalinagar gram panchayats of Sandeshkhali I community development block, and Beramajur I, Beramajur II, Durgamandap, Jeliakhali, Korakati, Manipur and Sandeshkhali gram panchayats of Sandeshkhali II community development block.[1]

Sandeshkhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is part of 18. Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]It was earlier part of Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Haroa Sandeshkhali Jyotish Chandra Roy Sardar Indian National Congress[3]
Hemanta Kumar Ghoshal Communist Party of India[3]
1957 Sandeshkhali Haran Chandra Mondal Independent[4]
1962 Ananta Kumar Baidya Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Debendra Nath Sinha Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Sarat Sarder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Sarat Sarder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Debendra Nath Sinha Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Kumud Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Kumud Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Kumud Ranjan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Dhiren Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Kanti Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Kanti Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2006 Abani Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Nirapada Sardar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sandeshkhali (ST) constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Nirapada Sardar 66,815 43.21 -10.76
AITMC Padma Mahato 62,583 40.47 +0.44#
BJP Sukumar Sardar 17,425 11.27
Independent Harish Chandra Sardar 2,745
JMM Anita Sardar 1,979
Independent Madhusudan Mahata 1,267
People’s Democratic Conference of India Swapan Kumar Sardar 1,253
Independent Nirendra Nath Sardar 566
Turnout 154,633 89.72
CPI(M) hold Swing -11.20#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 assembly elections,[16]Abani Roy of CPI(M) won the 98 Sandeshkhali (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Gita Mondal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kanti Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Ranjit Kumar Das of Trinamool Congress/Congress in 2001[17]and 1996.[14]Dhiren Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Krishna Pada Patra of Congress in 1991.[13]Kumud Ranjan Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Ranjit Kumar Das of Congress in 1987[12]and 1977,[10]and Ananata Kumar Bera of Congress in 1982.[11][19]

1951-1972[edit]

Debendra Nath Sinha of Congress won in 1972.[9]Sarat Sarder of CPI(M) won in 1971[8] and 1969.[7]Debendra Nath Sinha of Congress won in 1967.[6]Ananta Kumar Baidya of Congress won in 1962.[5]Haran Chandra Mondal, Independent, won in 1957.[4]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Jyotish Chandra Roy Sardar of Congress and Hemanta Kumar Ghoshal of CPI won the Haroa Sandeshkhali joint seat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  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 8 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  15. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  17. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sandeshkhali. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "98 - Sandeshkhali (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.