Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Basanti
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Basanti Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Basanti is located in West Bengal
Basanti
Basanti
Location in West Bengal
Basanti is located in India
Basanti
Basanti
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°11′54″N 88°42′50″E / 22.1983°N 88.7139°E / 22.1983; 88.7139Coordinates: 22°11′54″N 88°42′50″E / 22.1983°N 88.7139°E / 22.1983; 88.7139
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.128
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituencyJaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year)182,614 (2011)

Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a Legislative Assembly constituency of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is reserved for Scheduled Castes.

Overview

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the Delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:[1]

  • Amjhara, Basanti, Bharatgarh, Phulmalancha, Jharkhali, Jyotishpur, Kanthalberia, Nafarganj, Ramchandrakhali, Uttar Mokam Baria and Charavidya gram panchayats of Basanti community development block
  • Atharbanki gram panchayat of Canning II community development block

Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Basanti Shakila Khatun Indian National Congress[2]
1967 Shakila Khatun Indian National Congress[3]
1969 Ashok Chaudhury Revolutionary Socialist Party[4]
1971 Panchanan Sinha Indian National Congress[5]
1972 Panchanan Sinha Indian National Congress[6]
1977 Kalipada Burman Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
1982 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[8]
1987 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1996 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2006 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2011 Subhas Naskar Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
2016 Gobinda Chandra Naskar All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Basanti[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Subhas Naskar 72,772 49.07 -17.27
INC Arnab Roy 66,636 44.87
BJP Amal Kanti Roy 5,676 3.82
People’s Democratic Conference of India Samir Das 3,333 2.24
Turnout 148,516 81.33
RSP hold Swing
e • d 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
SUCI(C) 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8[a]


e • d Summary of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2011 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share Swing
Trinamool Congress 226 184 Increase154 38.93%
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 213 40 Decrease136 30.08%
Indian National Congress 66[16] 42 Increase21 9.09%
All India Forward Bloc 34 11 Decrease12 4.80%
Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) 23 7 Decrease13 2.96%
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha 3 3 Increase3 0.72%
Communist Party of India 14 2 Decrease6 1.84
Samajwadi Party 5 1 Increase1 0.74%
Socialist Unity Centre of India (C) 30 1 Decrease1 0.44%
Democratic Socialist Party 2 1 Increase1 0.35%
Independents 2 Decrease4 3.13%
Bharatiya Janata Party 289 0 Steady 4.06%
 
Trinamool and allies 227 Increase192
Left Front 62 Decrease168
Total 294
Turnout:
Source: Election Commission of India


Legislative Assembly Elections 1977-2006

Subhas Naskar of RSP won the Basanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) from 1982 to 2006, defeating Amal Kanti Roy of BJP in 2006,[13] Jayanta Sarkar of AITC in 2001[12] and 1996,[11] Bipin Behari Sardar of INC in 1991[10] and 1987,[8] and Jnanendranath Majumdar of INC in 1982.[9] Kalipada Barman of RSP defeated Chittaranjan Naskar of INC in 1977.[7][17]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1962-1972

Panchanan Sinha of INC won in 1972[6] and 1971.[5] Ashok Chaudhuri of RSP won in 1969.[4] Shakila Khatun of INC won in 1967[3] and 1962.[2] The seat did not exist prior to that.

References

Notes

  1. ^ Five constituencies were totally abolished in 2011 in Dakshin 24 Parganas district. These were: Mathurapur, Garden Reach, Dhakuria, Kabitirtha and Alipore. Totally new constituencies created numbered three: Raidighi, Kasba and Metiaburuz. Baruipur (single constituency) was replaced by two new constituencies – Baruipur Purba and Baruipur Paschim. Sonarpur (single constituency) was replaced by two new constituencies – Sonarpur Uttar and Sonarpur Dakshin. Bishnupur (single constituency) replaced two old constituencies – Bishnupur East and Bishnupur West. A number of constituencies were renamed.

Citations

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Basanti. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  16. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
  17. ^ "101 - Basanti (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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