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Baranagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Baranagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baranagar is located in Kolkata
Baranagar
Baranagar
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 113
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 185,955 (2011)

Baranagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 113 Baranagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Baranagar municipality and Ward Nos.17 to 20 of Kamarhati municipality.[1]

Baranagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Baranagar Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India[3]
1962 Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India[4]
1967 Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Jyoti Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Shiba Pada Bhattacharjee Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Matish Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1982 Matish Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1987 Matish Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1991 Matish Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
1996 Amar Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2001 Amar Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
2006 Amar Chaudhuri Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
2011 Tapas Roy All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 elections, Tapas Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sukumar Ghosh of RSP.
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baranagar constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Tapas Roy 89,883 60.58 +15.09#
RSP Sukumar Ghosh 53,055 35.76 -15.78
BJP Bijoy Sankar Agarwal 3,581 2.41
Independent Sovan Bhattacharya 1,853
Turnout 148,372 79.79
AITMC gain from RSP Swing 30.87 #
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See for details)


1977-2006

In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Amar Chaudhuri of RSP won the Baranagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Atin Ghosh of Trinamool Congress in 2006[15]and 2001,[14]and Silbhadra Dutta of Congress in 1996.[13]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Matish Roy of RSP defeated Ajoy Ghoshal of Congress in 1991,[12]Pranab Kanti Ghosh of Congress in 1987,[11]Sambhu Nath Dutta of Congress in 1982,[10]and Kumud Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972

Shiba Pada Bhattacharjee of CPI defeated Jyoti Basu of CPI(M) in 1972.[8]Jyoti Basu, representing CPI(M) from 1967 onwards and undivided CPI prior to that, won the Baranagar seat in 1971,[7]1969,[6]1967,[5]1962,[4]1957[3]and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baranagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "137 - Baranagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
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