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Gangarampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

 

Gangarampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Gangarampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Gangarampur is located in West Bengal
Gangarampur
Gangarampur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Constituency No 41
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 6. Balurghat
Electorate (year) 159,401 (2011)

Gangarampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 41 Gangarampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Gangarampur municipality, Belbari I, Damdama, Gangarampur and Nandanpur gram panchayats of Gangrampur community development block, and Ajmatpur, Autina, Gurail, Hazratpur, Ramchandrapur and Rampara Chenchra gram panchayats of Tapan community development block.[1]

Gangarampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 6 Balurghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Gangarampur Satindra Nath Basu Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Lakshman Chandra Hansda Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Satindra Nath Basu Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Mangla Kisku Communist Party of India[4]
1967 K. Sayed Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Ahindra Sarkar Communist Party of India[6]
1971 Ahamed Moslihuddin Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Ahamed Moslihuddin Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Ahindra Sarkar Communist Party of India[9]
1982 Ahamed Moslihuddin Indian National Congress (Socialist)[10]
1987 Minati Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Minati Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marrxist)[12]
1996 Minati Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Narayan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Narayan Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Satyendra Nath Roy All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Satyenda Nath Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Nandalal Hazra of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Gangarampur (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Satyendra Nath Roy 65,666 45.85 +1.38#
CPI(M) Nandalal Hazra 64,998 45.38 -6.82
BJP Dipankar Roy 4,432 3.09
Independent Akshay Sarkar 2,127
Independent Sreepada Barman 1,915
BSP Uttam Kumar Barman 1,267
Independent Susen Chandra Barman 1,121
Independent Sukla Bhuimali 858
Independent Kanak Sarkar 835
Turnout 143,219 89.85
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 7.20#

Shukla Bhuimali, contesting as an Indepependent, belonged to CPI(ML).[18]

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 5 Increase5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease2

Note: New constituency – 1 (See for details)


1977–2006

In 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections Narayan Biswas of CPI(M) won the Gangarampur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Biplab Mitra of Trinamool Congress. Minati Ghosh of CPI(M) defeated Asish Majumdar of BJP in 1996,[13] Biplab Mitra of Congress in 1991[12] and Ahamed Moslihuddin of Congress in 1987.[11] Ahamed Moslihuddin representing ICS defeated Arabinda Chakrabarty of CPI(M) in 1982.[10] Ahindra Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Ahamed Moslihuddin of Congress in 1977.[9][19]

1951–1972

Ahamed Moslihuddin of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Ahindra Sarkar of CPI(M) won in 1969.[6] K. Sayed of Congress won in 1967.[5] Mangla Kisku of CPI won in 1962.[4] Lakshman Chandra Hansda and Satindra Nath Basu, both of Congress, won in 1957,[3] when Gangarampur was a joint seat. Satindra Nath Basu of Congress won in independent India’s first election in 1951.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Gangarampur. Empowering India. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  18. ^ "Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal, 41 Gangarampur". West Bengal Assembly Election 2011. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  19. ^ "35 - Gangarampur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
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