Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly Constituency

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Diamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Diamond Harbour Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Diamond Harbour is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour is located in India
Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°11′28″N 88°11′26″E / 22.1910091°N 88.1904741°E / 22.1910091; 88.1904741Coordinates: 22°11′28″N 88°11′26″E / 22.1910091°N 88.1904741°E / 22.1910091; 88.1904741
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.143
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Electorate (year)164,210 (2011)

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a Legislative Assembly constituency of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.

Overview

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

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1952 Diamond Harbour Charu Chandra Bhandari Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
1957 Ramanuj Halder Praja Socialist Party[3]
1962 Jagadish Chandra Halder Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Daulat Ali Sheikh Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Abdul Quiyom Molla Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sheikh Daulat Ali Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Rishi Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Rishi Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Dipak Kumar Halder All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2016 Dipak Kumar Halder All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Diamond Harbour[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Dipak Kumar Halder 87,645 53.37 +7.05
CPI (M) Subhra Sau 66,871 40.72 -6.78
BJP Krishna Baidya 4,946 3.01
PDS Mousumi Maitra 2,951
Indian Unity Centre Shamsut Touhid Purkait 1,797
Turnout 164,210 85.36
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 13.83
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[18] 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

In 2006[15] and 2001,[14] Rishi Halder of CPI(M) won the Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) defeating his nearest rivals Subhashis Chakraborty of AITC and Amjad Ali Sardar of AITC respectively. Sheikh Daulat Ali of INC defeated Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) defeated Nazrul Islam Molla of INC in 1991,[12] Monoranjan Kayal of INC in 1987,[11] Dibakar Ghosh of INC in 1982,[10] and Sankari Prasad Mondal of Janata Party in 1977.[9][19]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1952-1972

Daulat Ali Sheikh of INC won in 1972.[8] Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Jagadish Chandra Halder of INC won in 1962.[4] Ramanuj Halder of PSP won in 1957.[3] Charu Chandra Bhandari of KMPP won in 1952.[2]

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, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Diamond Harbour. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  18. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
  19. ^ "119 - Diamond Harbour Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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