Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Bhabanipur
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Bhabanipur Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Bhabanipur is located in Kolkata
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in Kolkata
Bhabanipur is located in West Bengal
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in West Bengal
Bhabanipur is located in India
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 88°20′35″E / 22.53000°N 88.34306°E / 22.53000; 88.34306Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 88°20′35″E / 22.53000°N 88.34306°E / 22.53000; 88.34306
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Constituency No159
Lok Sabha constituency23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral systemFirst past the post
Government
 • MLASovandeb Chattopadhyay
 • PartyAll India Trinamool Congress

Bhabanipur Vidhan Sabha constituency, also spelt Bhawanipur or Bhowanipore, is an assembly constituency in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 159 Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 63, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77 and 82 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election Year Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1952 Mira Dutta Gupta Indian National Congress[2][3]
1957 Siddhartha Shankar Ray
1962 Independent[4]
1967 Beva Mitra Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Sadhan Gupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Rathin Talukdar Indian National Congress[7][8]
1972
Constituency did not exist
2011 Subrata Bakshi All India Trinamool Congress
Bye-election, 2011 Mamata Banerjee
2016
2021 Sovandeb Chattopadhyay

Election results

2021

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sovandeb Chattopadhyay
BJP Rudranil Ghosh
INC Md. Shadab Khan
NOTA None of the Above
Majority
Turnout
AITC hold Swing

2016

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Mamata Banerjee 65,520 47.67 Decrease29.79
INC Deepa Dasmunshi 40,219 29.26 New
BJP Chandra Kumar Bose 26,299 19.13 New
NOTA None of the Above 2,461 1.79 New
Majority 25,301 18.41 Decrease38.62
Turnout 137,475 66.83 Increase22.11
AITC hold Swing Decrease29.79

Bye-election, 2011

The bypoll to the Bhowanipore seat was necessitated after sitting MLA of Trinamool Congress Subrata Bakshi resigned to make way for the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to contest. She had not contested the state assembly elections earlier. She had to become a member of the state assembly within six months of her assuming office as Chief Minister as per the rules of the Constitution of India.[9]

Bye-election, 2011: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Mamata Banerjee 73,635 77.46 Increase12.69
CPI (M) Nandini Mukherjee 19,422 20.43 Decrease7.55
Majority 54,213 57.03 Increase20.24
Turnout 95,064 44.72 Decrease19.05
AITC hold Swing Increase12.69

2011

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Subrata Bakshi 87,903 64.77
CPI (M) Narayan Prasad Jain 37,967 27.98
BJP Ram Chandra Jaiswal 5,078 3.74
Majority 49,936 36.79
Turnout 135,716 63.77
AITC win

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 179. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 146. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 115. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Mamata Banerjee wins assembly bypoll". PTI, 28 September 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
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