Amta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Amta
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Amta is located in West Bengal
Amta
Amta
Location in West Bengal
Amta is located in India
Amta
Amta
Amta (India)
Coordinates: 22°34′16″N 88°00′32″E / 22.57111°N 88.00889°E / 22.57111; 88.00889Coordinates: 22°34′16″N 88°00′32″E / 22.57111°N 88.00889°E / 22.57111; 88.00889
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHowrah
Constituency No.181
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency26. Uluberia
Electorate (year)206,691 (2011)

Amta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 181 Amta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Amta II community development block, and Bainan, Baksirhat, Kalyanpur and Sabsit gram panchayats of Bagnan I community development block.[1] | Amta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Amta South Arabinda Roy Indian National Congress[2]
Amta Central Tarapada Pramanick Indian National Congress[2]
Amta North Alamohan Das Independent[2]
1957 Amta East Gobinda Charan Maji Praja Socialist Party[3]
Amta West Arabinda Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Amta Tarapada Pramanick Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Nitai Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Nitai Bhandari Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Barindranath Koley Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Aftabuddin Mondal Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Barindranath Koley Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Barindranath Koley Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Barindranath Koley Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Barindranath Koley Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Pratyush Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Pratyush Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Pratyush Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Asit Mitra Indian National Congress[16]
2016 Asit Mitra Indian National Congress

Election results

2021

In the 2021 election, Sukanta Kumar Paul of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Debtanu Bhattacharjee of Bharatiya Janata Party.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2021: Amta constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sukanta Kumar Paul 102445 49.06 +2.0
BJP Debtanu Bhattacharjee 76240 36.51 +30.68
INC Asit Mitra 25109 12.02 -32.65
NOTA None of the above 1302 0.62
Independent Ratan Chandra Malick 1,379 0.73
SUCI(C) Sanjib Santra 1139 0.55
Independent Dilip Kumar Hait 674 0.36 -0.13
Turnout 208810 79.86 -2.55
AITC hold Swing

2016

In the 2016 election, Asit Mitra of Indian National Congress defeated his nearest rival Tushar Kanti Sil of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Amta constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Asit Mitra 89,149 47.05 -4.77
AITC Tushar Kanti Sil 84,645 44.67
BJP Suman Sarkar 11,045 5.83 +3.61
NOTA None of the above 1,794 0.95
Independent Ratan Chandra Malick 1,379 0.73
SUCI(C) Sanjib Santra 789 0.42
Independent Dilip Kumar Hait 674 0.36 -0.13
Turnout 189,475 79.86 -2.55
INC hold Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Asit Mitra of Congress defeated his nearest rival Rabindra Nath Mitra of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Amta constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Asit Mitra 88,264 51.82 +6.58#
CPI (M) Rabindra Nath Mitra 74,545 43.76 -8.17
BJP Sanat Hazra 3,781 2.22
Independent Ratan Chandra Malick 1,757
Independent Asit Sengupta 1,155
Independent Dilip Kumar Hait 835 0.49
Turnout 170,337 82.41
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing 14.57#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


1977-2006

In 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections Pratyush Mukherjee of CPI(M) won the Amta assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Ashok Maji of Trinamool Congress in 2006[15] and 2001,[14] and Prasun Bakuly of Congress in 1996.[13] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Barindranath Koley of CPI(M) defeated Aftabuddin Mondal of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987,[11] Ainuddin Sk. of Congress in 1982,[10] and Aftabuddin Mondal of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972

Aftabuddin Mondal of Congress won in 1972.[8] Barindranath Koley of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7] Nitai Bhandari of CPI(M) won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Tarapada Pramanick of Congress won in 1962.[4] In 1957[3] Amta had two seats. Gobinda Charan Maji of PSP won the Amta East seat. Arabinda Roy of Congress won the Amta West seat. In 1951[2] Amta had three seats. Arabinda Roy of Congress won the Amta South seat. Tarapada Pramanick of Congress won the Amta Central seat. Alamohan Das, Independent, won the Amta North seat.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No ?. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Amta. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  18. ^ "175 - Amta Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 November 2010.
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