Egra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Egra
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Egra is located in West Bengal
Egra
Egra
Location in West Bengal
Egra is located in India
Egra
Egra
Egra (India)
Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.900°N 87.533°E / 21.900; 87.533Coordinates: 21°54′N 87°32′E / 21.900°N 87.533°E / 21.900; 87.533
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
Constituency No.218
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyMedinipur
Electorate (year)219,092 (2011)

Egra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: এগরা বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission No. 218, Egra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Egra municipality, Egra I community development blocks, and Basudevpur, Deshbandhu, Dubda, Manjusree, Paniparul, Sarbaday and Bibekananda gram panchayats of Egra II community development block.[1]

Egra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 34 Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Contai (Lok Sabha constituency).

Results

2016

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Egra [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Samares Das 113,334 52.00
DSP(PC) Shaikh Mahmud Hossain 87,378 40.10
BJP Minati Sur 13,002 6.00
Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist) Jagadis Sau 2,340 1.10
Samajwadi Party Gourishankar Raymahapatra 1,829 0.80
Turnout 2,17,883 (84.7%)
AITC hold Swing

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Egra [2][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Samares Das 99,178 51.57 +1.46#
DSP(PC) Hrisikesh Paria 83,225 43.27 -3.61
BJP Minati Sur 6,358 3.31
Independent Durga Pada Mishra 3,565
Turnout 192,326 87.78
AITC hold Swing 5.07#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. 2009 by election not taken into consideration because of lack of sufficient data.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


2009 bye election

The bypoll to the Serampore occurred due to resignation of the sitting MLA of AITC, Sisir Adhikari, who was elected to the Indian Parliament from Kanthi on 16 May 2009.

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2009: Egra constituency[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Samares Das 72,403
DSP(PC) Prabodh Chandra Sinha 66,453
Turnout 138,856 86.46
AITC hold Swing

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the DSP vote percentage, in 2006. Data for comparison not available for the 2009 by-election.

2006

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Egra [2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sisir Kumar Adhikari 67,786 48.00
DSP(PC) Prabodh Chandra Sinha 66,196 46.90
INC Samsul Alam Khan 2,964
Independent Jagadish Sau 2,921
SPI Ratan Sheet 1,334
Majority 1,590 (1.1%)
Turnout 1,41,278 (89.8%)
AITC gain from DSP(PC) Swing

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

1977-2009

In the 2009 byelection, necessitated by the election of the sitting MLA Sisir Adhikari to Parliament from Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency), Samaresh Das of Trinamool Congress defeated Prabodh Chandra Sinha.[10][11]

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Sisir Adhikari of Trinamool Congress won the 213 Egra assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Prabodh Chandra Sinha of DSP (PC). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Prabodh Chandra Sinha, contesting as Independent or on CPI(M) symbol, won the Egra seat between 1982 and 2001, defeating Tapan Kanti Kar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Sohan Jyoti Maiti of Congress in 1996, Tapan Kanti Kar of Congress in 1991, Kshitindra Mohan Sahoo of Congress in 1987 and Khan Samsul Alam of Congress in 1982. Prabodh Chandra Sinha representing Janata Party defeated Anandi Nandan Das of CPI(M) in 1977.[12]

1957-1972

Khan Samsul Alam of Congress won in 1972. Prabodh Chandra Sinha of PSP won in 1971. Bibhuti Pahari of PSP won in 1969 and 1967. Hrishikesh Chakraborty of Congress won in 1962. Bhuban Chandra Kar Mahapatra won in 1957.[13]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Egra". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Egra. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Egra. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Egra. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  6. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Egra. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  7. ^ "Mamata Banerjee wins assembly bypoll". PTI, 28 September 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  8. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Egra. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  9. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Egra. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  10. ^ "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
  11. ^ "Trinamool Blooms with Green". Contai Royals. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 12 December 2010.
  12. ^ "213 - Egra Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  13. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
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