Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Singur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Singur is located in West Bengal
Singur
Singur
Singur is located in India
Singur
Singur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°49′00″N 88°14′00″E / 22.81667°N 88.23333°E / 22.81667; 88.23333Coordinates: 22°49′00″N 88°14′00″E / 22.81667°N 88.23333°E / 22.81667; 88.23333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 188
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 28. Hooghly
Electorate (year) 205,434 (2011)

Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 188 Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Anandanagore, Bagdanga Chinamore, Baruipara Paltagarh, Beraberi, Bighati, Bouichipota, Bora, Borai Pahalampur, Gopalnagore, Mirzapur-Bankipur, Nasibpur, Singur I and Singur II gram panchayats of Singur community development block and Begampur, Kapasaria and Panchghora gram panchayats of Chanditala II community development block.[1]

Singur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Singoor Sourendra Nath Saha Communist Party of India[2]
Ajit Kumar Basu Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Singur Provakar Pal Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Provakar Pal Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Provakar Pal Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Gopal Bandopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Ajit Kumar Basu Communist Party of India[7]
1972 Ajit Kumar Basu Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Gopal Bandopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Tarapada Sadhukhan Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Bidyut Kumar Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Bidyut Kumar Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Bidyut Kumar Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Rabindranath Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Rabindranath Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2011 Rabindranath Bhattacharjee All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Singur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Rabindranath Bhattacharjee 96,212 50.0%
CPI(M) Rabin Deb 75,885 39.50%
BJP Souren Patra 14,264 7.40%
Independent Dwijaprasad Bhattacharya 2,606 1.40%
PDS Uma Das (Paul) 1,712 0.90%
SUCI Shankar Jana 1,667 0.90%
Majority 20,327 (10.6%)
Turnout 1,92,346 (84.8%)
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Singur constituency[16][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Rabindranath Bhattacharjee 100,869 57.61 +4.29#
CPI(M) Dr. Asit Das 66,058 37.73 -8.95
BJP Souren Patra 8,158 4.66
Turnout 175,085 85.23
Trinamool Congress hold Swing 13.24#

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


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections, Rabindranath Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress won the Singur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Srikanta Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) and Bidyut Kumar Das of CPI(M) respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bidyut Kumar Das of CPI(M) defeated Dwijaprosad Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996,[13] Chandra Sekhar Back of Congress in 1991[12] and Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress in 1987.[11] Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress defeated Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1982.[10] Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Tarapada Sadhukhan of Congress in 1977.[9][19]

1951-1972[edit]

Ajit Kumar Basu of CPI won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Gopal Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) won in 1969.[6] Provaakar Pal of Congress won in 1967,[5] 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951[2] Singoor (as spelt then) had a double seat. It was won by Sourendra Nath Saha and Ajit Kumar Basu, both of CPI.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No ?. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislativer Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  16. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2016". Sreerampur. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Singur. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  19. ^ "183 - Singur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 December 2010.