Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Shyampukur
including Colootola and Kumartuli
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shyampukur including Colootola and Kumartuli is located in Kolkata
Shyampukur including Colootola and Kumartuli
Shyampukur
including Colootola and Kumartuli
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°35′56″N 88°22′08″E / 22.59889°N 88.36889°E / 22.59889; 88.36889Coordinates: 22°35′56″N 88°22′08″E / 22.59889°N 88.36889°E / 22.59889; 88.36889
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 166
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Kolkata Uttar
Electoral system First past the post

Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: শ্যামপুকুর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. This page also contains information about the defunct Colootola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Kumartuli (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 166 Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24 and 26 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Shyampukur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Shyampukur Hemanta Kumar Basu All India Forward Bloc[3]
Colootola Nepal Chandra Roy Forward Bloc (MG)[3]
1957 Shyampukur Hemanta Kumar Basu All India Forward Bloc[4]
1962 Hemanta Kumar Basu All India Forward Bloc[5]
1967 G.C.Dey Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Hemanta Kumar Basu All India Forward Bloc[7]
1971 ? [8]
1972 Barid Baran Das Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Nalini Kanta Guha All India Forward Bloc[10]
1982 Kiron Chowdhury Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Kiron Chowdhury Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Santi Ranjan Ganguly All India Forward Bloc[13]
1996 Santi Ranjan Ganguly All India Forward Bloc[14]
2001 Subrata Bose All India Forward Bloc[15]
2004-By Jiban Prakash Saha All India Forward Bloc[16]
2006 Jiban Prakash Saha All India Forwad Bloc[17]
2011 Dr. Sashi Panja All India Trinamool Congress[18]

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Shyampukur constituency[18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Dr. Shashi Panja 53,507 45.80 -12.16
Forward Bloc Piyali Paul 40,352 34.54 -1.93
BJP Som Mandal 18,378 15.73 +12.08
SUCI(C) Subir Samanta 619 0.52
Independent Tarkesh Rai 473 0.40
Independent Sampa Basu 262 0.22
Independent Bikash Dey 203 0.17
Independent Ashim Das 173 0.14
Independent Chhaya Ghosh 149 0.12
NOTA None of the above 2,700 2.31
Majority 13,155 11.26
Turnout 116,816
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


2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Shashi Panja of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Jiban Prakash Saha of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shyampukur constituency[18][20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Dr. Shashi Panja 72,904 57.96 13.24
Forward Bloc Jiban Saha 45,868 36.47 -16.06
BJP Ganesh Dhanania 4,598 3.65
Independent Sushil Kumar Roy 575
Independent Bikash Dey 521
Independent Sumanta Saha 420
Independent Sunil Kumar Sonkar 404
Independent Mithu Dey 296
Independent Sanjoy Biswas 180
Turnout 125766
Trinamool Congress gain from Forward Bloc 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


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 general elections and 2004 by-elections Jiban Prakash Saha of Forward Bloc won the Shyampukur assembly defeating his nearest rivals, Samik Bhattacharya of BJP in 2006 and Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress in 2004. The by-election was necessitated by the election of the sitting MLA, Subrata Bose, to parliament from Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency). In 2001, Subrata Bose of Forward Bloc defeated Pulak Chandra Das of Trinamool Congress. Santi Ranjan Ganguly of Forward Bloc won the seat defeating Samir Chakraborty of Congress in 1991 and Shyamal Banerjee of Congress in 1996. Kiron Chowdhury of Congress defeated Nalini Kanta Guha of Forward Bloc in 1987 and 1982. Nalini Kanta Guha of Forward Bloc won the seat in 1977 defeating Benoy Sircar of Janata Party.[21][22]

1951-1972[edit]

Barid Baran Das of Congress won in 1972. Hemanta Kumar Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1969. G.C.Dey of Congress won in 1967. Hemanta Kumar Basu of Forward Bloc won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[3]


Kumartuli[edit]

In 1951 there was a seat at Kumartuli. It was won by Nepal Chandra Roy of Forward Bloc (MG).[3]

References[edit]

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  11. ^ "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "AC Bye election Shyanpur 2004". India Votes. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  18. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2016". Shyampukur. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  20. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shyampukur. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  21. ^ "141 - Shyampukur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  22. ^ "By-elections in Kolkata end peacefully". Times of India, 19 July 2007. 2004-10-10. Retrieved 15 November 2010.