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Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency)

 

Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency)

Katwa
Existence 1962-2009
Reservation None
State West Bengal
Assembly Constituencies As of 2004:
Balagarh (SC)
Pandua
Kalna
Nadanghat
Manteswar
Purbasthali
Katwa

Katwa Lok Sabha constituency was a Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal state in eastern India, which was abolished following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008.

Overview

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, this parliamentary constituency ceased to exist and constituent assembly segments are now part of either of the two new constituencies: Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) or Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Assembly segments

Katwa Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  • Balagarh (SC) (assembly constituency no. 188)
  • Pandua (assembly constituency no. 189)
  • Kalna (assembly constituency no. 276)
  • Nadanghat (assembly constituency no. 277)
  • Manteswar (assembly constituency no. 278)
  • Purbasthali (assembly constituency no. 279)
  • Katwa (assembly constituency no. 280)

Members of Parliament

Lok Sabha Duration Constituency Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Kalna-Katwa Janab Abdus Sattar Indian National Congress [3]
Second 1957-62 No seat[4]
Third 1962-67 Katwa Saradish Roy Communist Party of India[5]
Fourth 1967-71 D.Sen Indian National Congress[6]
Fifth 1971-77 Saroj Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
Sixth 1977-80 Dhirendranath Basu Indian National Congress[8]
Seventh 1980-84 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
Eighth 1984-89 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marist)[10]
Ninth 1989-91 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Tenth 1991-96 Saifuddin Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Eleventh 1996-98 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Twelfth 1998-99 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist) [14]
Thirteenth 1999-04 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Fourteenth 2004-06 Mahboob Zahedi Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2006-09 Abu Ayesh Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]

For Members of Parliament from this area in subsequent years see Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency) and Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results

2006 Bye-election

A bye-election was held on 16 September 2006 following the death of the sitting MP, Mahboob Zahedi In 8 April,2006.
Indian Parliamentary bye election, 2006: Katwa constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Majority 1,85,334 89.99
Turnout 96,650 47.69 -6.7

General election 2004

Indian general elections, 2004: Katwa[18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Turnout 9,66,263 81.31
Majority 108,384[20] 9.14


General elections 1951-2004

Most of the contests were multi-cornered. However, only winners and runners-up are mentioned below:
Year Voters Voter Turnout Winner Runners up
%age Candidate %age Party Candidate %age Party
1951 185,672 49.22 Janab Abdus Sattar 39.15 INC Asutosh Lahiri 27.36 Hindu Mahasabha[3]
1957 No seat
1962 277,329 53.40 Saraish Roy 56.57 CPI Anil Kumar Chanda 43.43 INC[4]
1967 334,989 68.94 D.Sen 49.82 INC S.K.Mukherjee 46.44 CPI(M)[5]
1971 382,733 72.16 Saroj Mukherjee 56.91 CPI(M) Dwaipayan Sen 38.39 INC[7]
1977 369, 900 64.30 Dhirendra Nath Basu 49.84 INC Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah 46.64 CPI (M)[8]
1980 549,370 77.00 Saifuddin Choudhury 59.37 CPI (M) Dhirendra Nath Basu 37.41 INC (I)[9]
1984 662, 480 82.75 Saifuddin Choudhury 53.75 CPI (M) Chowdhury Siddiquallah 46.55 INC[10]
1989 811, 640 83.68 Saifuddin Choudhury 52.41 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 38.76 INC[11]
1991 819.630 81.15 Saifuddin Choudhury 50.24 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 31.02 INC[12]
1996 960,920 86.20 Mahboob Zahedi 50.46 CPI (M) Nurul Islam 39.19 INC[13]
1998 965,240 83.46 Mahboob Zahedi 49.47 CPI (M) Swapan Debnath 34.89 AITC[14]
1999 933,090 78.83 Mehboob Zahedi 50.25 CPI (M) Amal Kumar Dutta 38.45 AITC[15]
2004 967,460 82.72 Mahboob Zahedi 51.20 CPI (M) Sultan Ahmed 36.36 AITC[16]
2006 Abu Ayesh Mondal CPI(M) Susanta Ghosh AITC[17]

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
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