Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Falta
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Falta Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Falta is located in West Bengal
Falta
Falta
Location in West Bengal
Falta is located in India
Falta
Falta
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°18′07″N 88°07′42″E / 22.3020°N 88.1284°E / 22.3020; 88.1284Coordinates: 22°18′07″N 88°07′42″E / 22.3020°N 88.1284°E / 22.3020; 88.1284
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.144
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Electorate (year)182,592 (2011)

Falta (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, Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:[1]

  • Falta community development block
  • Bhadura Haridas and Kalatalahat gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II community development block

Falta (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 Falta Jyotish Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Khagendra Nath Das Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Khagendra Nath Das Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Jyotish Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Jyotish Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Jyotish Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Mohini Mohan Parui Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Nimai Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Nimai Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Arati Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Arati Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sudhir Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Chandana Ghosh Dastidar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2016 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Falta[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Tamonash Ghosh 86,966 55.99 +1.69
CPI (M) Ardhendu Sekhar Bindu 59,295 38.17 -7.53
BJP Avijit Kumar Halder 5,389 3.47
Independent Gautam Dalui 2,886
BSP Chittaranjan Malik 1,839
Turnout 155,328 85.07
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 9.22
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] Chandana Ghosh Dastidar of CPI(M) won the Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) defeating her nearest rival Tamonash Ghosh of AITC. Tamonash Ghosh of AITC defeated Malina Mistry of CPI(M) in 2001.[14] Sudhir Bhattacharya of INC defeated Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) defeated Sudhir Bhattacharya of INC in 1991[12] and Dinabandhu Halder of INC in 1987.[11] Nimai Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Asraf Ali of INC in 1982[10] and Mohini Mohan Parui of INC in 1977.[9][19]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1952-1972

Mohini Mohan Parui of INC won in 1972.[8] Jyotish Chandra Roy of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Khagendra Nath Das of INC won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] Jyotish Chandra Roy of CPI 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". Falta. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  18. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
  19. ^ "118 - Falta Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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