Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Santipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Santipur is located in West Bengal
Santipur
Santipur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°15′0″N 88°26′0″E / 23.25000°N 88.43333°E / 23.25000; 88.43333Coordinates: 23°15′0″N 88°26′0″E / 23.25000°N 88.43333°E / 23.25000; 88.43333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 86
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Ranaghat (SC)
Electorate (year) 190,227 (2011)

Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Shantipur) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 86 Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Shantipur municipality, and Babla, Baganchra, Belgoria I, Belgoria II Gayeshpur and Haripur gram panchayats of Santipur community development block.[1]

Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1] It was earlier part of Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Santipur Sashi Bhusan Khan Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Haridas Dey Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Kanai Pal Independent[5]
1967 K.Pal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 M.Makshed Ali Revolutionary Communist Party of India[7]
1971 Bimalananda Mukherjee Revolutionary Communist Party of India[8]
1972 Asamanja De Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Bimalananda Mukherjee Independent[10]
1982 Bimalananda Mukherjee Revolutionary Communist Party of India[11]
1987 Bimalananda Mukherjee Revolutionary Communist Party of India[12]
1991 Ajoy Dey Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Ajoy Dey Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Ajoy Dey Indian National Congress[15]
2006 Ajoy Dey Indian National Congress[16]
2011 Ajoy Dey Indian National Congress[17]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Ajoy Dey of Congress defeated his nearest rival Yar Mullick of RCPI.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Santipur constituency [17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Ajoy Dey 98,902 57.77 +10.09
RCPI Yar Mullick 60,744 35.48 -11.18#
BJP Kanoj Biswas 11,543 6.74
Turnout 171,189 89.99
INC hold Swing +21.27

.# Swing calculated on CPI(M)'s vote percentage in 2006.

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]

In the 2006,[16]2001,[15]1996[14]and 1991[13]state assembly elections, Ajoy Dey of Congress won the Santipur seat, defeating his nearest rivals Sanatanu Chakrabarti of CPI (M), Badal Basak, Independent, Bimalananda Mukherjee of RCPI (R), and Asim Ghosh of RCPI in respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1987,[12]1982[11]and 1977,[10]Bimalananda Mukherjee, RCPI/Independent candidate defeated Ajay Dey, Asamanja De (both of Congress) and Jnanendra Nath Pramanik of Janata Party in the respective years.[19]

1951-1972[edit]

Asamanja De of Congress won in 1972.[9]Bimalananda Mukherjee of RCPI won in 1971.[8]M.Makshed Ali of RCPI won in 1969.[7]K.Pal of CPI(M) won in 1967.[6]Kanai Pal, Independent, won in 1962.[5]Haridas Dey of Congress won in 1957.[4]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Sashi Bhusan Khan of Congress won the Santipur seat.[3]

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 "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 "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "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". Santipur. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "78 - Santipur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.