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Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ballygunge is located in Kolkata
Location in Kolkata
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 161
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral system First past the post

Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বালিগঞ্জ বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Election results 2
    • 2011 2.1
    • 1977-2006 2.2
    • 1951-1972 2.3
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 161 Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 60, 61, 64, 65, 68, 69 and 85 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Ballygunge (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


In the 2011 elections, Subrata Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Fuad Halim of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ballygunge [2][3] [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Subrata Mukherjee 88,194 60.65
CPI(M) Dr. Fuad Halim 47,009 32.32
BJP Shatorupa 5,188 3.56
Independent Moloy Prokash Mitra 1,538
BSP Tirath Kaul 1,510
AIMF Syed Md Wasim Raza 1,030
JD(U) Md. Ibrahim Khan 487
Independent Amitava Dutta 458
Turnout 145,414
AITMC hold Swing
 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


In the 2006 state assembly elections Ahmed Javed Khan of Trinamool Congress won the Balluginge assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Rabin Deb of CPI(M). Rabin Deb of CPI(M) defeated Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Dibyendu Biswas of Congress in 1996, and Susobhan Basu of Congress in 1991. Sachin Sen of CPI(M) defeated Susobhan Basu of Congress in 1987, Rathin Talukdar of Congress in 1982, and Subrata Mukherjee of Congress in 1977.[5]


Subrata Mukhopadhyay of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Jyoti Bhusan Bhattacharya of WPI won in 1969 and 1967. Anil Maitra of Congress won in 1962. Jnedra Mazumdar of CPI won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Baniapukur-Ballygunge was a joint seat. Pulin Behari Khatia and Jogesh Chandra Gupta, both of Congress, won the seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Ballygunge". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ballugunge. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ballygunge. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "152 - Ballygunge Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
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