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Rejinagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Rejinagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Rejinagar is located in West Bengal
Rejinagar
Rejinagar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 70
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 10. Baharampur
Electorate (year) 189,100 (2011)

Rejinagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It came into existence in 2011, as per orders of the Delimitation Commission.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 70 Rejinagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Beldanga II community development block, and Begunbari, Kapasdanga and Mirjapur I gram panchayats of Beldanga I community development block.[1]

Rejinagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 10 Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Rejinagar Humayun Kabir Indian National Congress[2]
2013 Bye election Rabiul Alam Chowdhury Indian National Congress[3]

Election results

2013 bye election

The 2013 by-election was necessitated by the switch-over of sitting Congress MLA Humayun Kabir to Trinamool Congress.[3]

West Bengal legislative assembly bye election, 2013: Rejinagar constituency[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Rabiul Alam Chowdhury 66,876 39.08 -10.66
RSP Sirajul Islam Mondal 55,154 32.23 -11.89
AITMC Humayun Kabir 40,911 23.9 +23.9
BJP Arabinda Biswas 3,720 2.17 -2.15
Independent Humayun Kabir 1,295 0.75
Independent Seikh Nur Mohammad 1,182
Independent Sirajul Islam Mondal 602
IUML Jiyaur Rahman 533
Independent Kazi Rabiul Islam 447
Independent Sirajul Sk 390
Turnout 171110
INC hold Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Humayun Kabir of Congress defeated his nearest rival Serajul Islam Mondal of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Rejinagar constituency[2][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Humayun Kabir 77,542 49.74
RSP Sirajul Islam Mondal 68,781 44.12
BJP Arabindu Biswas 6,733 4.32
JD(U) Fulchand Sk. 2,831
Turnout 155,887 82.44
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See for details)


References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of Indi. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Congress retains Rejinagar seat, loses Nalhati". PTI, 28 February 2013. moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Form 21E Return of Elections". 70 Rejinagar Assembly Constituency. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2013 (Bye election)". Rejinagar (70). Empowering India. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Rejinagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
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