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Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Kulpi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kulpi is located in West Bengal
Kulpi
Kulpi
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 133
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Mathurapur (SC)
Electorate (year) 164,663 (2011)

Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The Kulpi seat was earlier reserved for scheduled castes but is an open seat from 2011.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 133 Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kulpi community development block.[1]

Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 20 Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kulpi Nalini Kanta Halder Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
Pran Krishna Kumar Bharatiya Jana Sangha[2]
1957 Hansdwhaj Dhara Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Hrishikesh Halder Independent[4]
1967 N.K.Haldar Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Murari Mohan Halderl Bangla Congress[6]
1971 Mukunda Ram Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Santosh Kumar Mondal Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sakuntala Paik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Jogaranjan Haldar All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Sakuntala Paik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Jogaranjan Haldar All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In 2011 Jogaranjan Haldar of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M).
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kulpi constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Jogaranjan Haldar 76,693 53.75 +2.40#
CPI(M) Sakuntala Paik 58,414 40.94 -4.89
BJP Swapan Halder 3,624 2.54
People’s Democratic Conference of India Syed Sadrul Anam 1,523
BSP Arup Kumar Halder 1,451
Independent Bidhan Naskar 978
Turnout 142,683 86.65
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 7.29#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See for details)


1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) won the 124 Kulpi (SC) assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Jagaranjan Haldar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jagaranjan Haldar of Trinamool Congress defeated Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) in 2001.[14] Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) defeated Kirtibas Sarder of Congress in 1996,[13]Krishnadhan Halder of CPI(M) defeated Jogranjan Halder of Congress in 1991,[12]Kirtibas Sarder of Congress in 1987,[11] and Santosh Kumar Mondal of Congress in 1982[10]and 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972

Santosh Kumar Mondal of Congress won in 1972.[8]Mukunda Ram Mondal of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7]Murari Mohan Halder of Bangla Congress won in 1969.[6]N.K.Haldar of Congress won in 1967.[5]Hrishikesh Halder, Independent, won in 1962.[4] Hansadhwaj Dhara of Congress won in 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951 Kulpi had a joint seat. Nalini Kanta Halder of KMPP and Pran Krishna Kumar of Bharatiya Jana Sangh won the Kulpi seat.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kulpi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "124 - Kulpi (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
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