Tollyganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jadavpur|
|Electorate (year)||232,396 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 152 Tollyganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 94, 95, 97, 98, 100, 111 to 114 of Kolkata municipal corporation.
In the 2011 election, Aroop Biswas defeated his nearest rival Partha Pratim Biswas of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tollyganj |
|Trinamool Congress||Aroop Biswas||102,743||56.17||+3.48#|
|CPI(M)||Partha Pratim Biswas||75,063||41.04||-8.76|
|BJP||Bibekananda Sinha Roy||2,931||1.60|
|Independent||Koyel Basu Thakur||765|
|Trinamool Congress hold||Swing||12.18#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Aroop Biswas of Trinamool Congress won the Tollygunge seat defeating his nearest rival Partha Pratim Biswas of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Pankaj Banerjee of Trinamool Congress defeated Goutam Banerjee of CPI(M) in 2001, and Ashis Roy of CPI(M) in 1996. Prasanta Sur of CPI(M) defeated Pankaj Banerjee of Congress in 1991 and 1987, Asim Dutta of Congress in 1982, and Pankaj Banerjee of Congress in 1977.
Jyotish Joarder, Independent, won in 1972. Satya Priya Roy of CPI(M) won in 1971. Niranjan Sengupta of CPI(M)/CPI won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. Haridas Mitra of PSP won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Tollygunge had two seats. Priya Ranjan Sen of Congress won from Tollygunge (North) constituency and Ambica Chakraborty of CPI won from Tollygunge (South) constituency.
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