Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly Constituency

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Kakdwip
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Kakdwip Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Kakdwip is located in West Bengal
Kakdwip
Kakdwip
Location in West Bengal
Kakdwip is located in India
Kakdwip
Kakdwip
Location in India
Coordinates: Coordinates:
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.131
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyMathurapur (SC)
Electorate (year)179,904 (2011)

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

Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a part of No. 20 Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Kakdwip Maya Banerjee Indian National Congress[2]
1962 Maya Banerjee Indian National Congress[3]
1967 Hansadhwaj Dhara Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Hansadhwaj Dhara Indian National Congress[5]
1971 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1972 Basudeb Sautya Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Hrishikesh Maity Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Ashok Giri Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2001 Manturam Pakhira All India Trinamool Congress[13]
2006 Ashok Giri Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2011 Manturam Pakhira All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2016 Manturam Pakhira All India Trinamool Congress

Election results

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Kakdwip[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Manturam Pakhira 84,483 51.46 +2.40
CPI (M) Milan Bhattacharya 73,980 45.07 -4.57
BJP Nirmal Kumar Das 3,329 2.03
People’s Democratic Conference of India Kazi Nasiruddin Baidya 1,225
Independent Himanshu Sekhar Patra 1,142
Turnout 164,159 91.25
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 6.77
 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]


 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%
Indian National Congress 66[17] 42 Increase21 9.09%
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 213 40 Decrease136 30.08%
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,[14] Ashok Giri of CPI(M) won the Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) defeating Manturam Pakhira of AITC. Manturam Pakhira of AITC won in 2001[13] defeating Ashok Giri of CPI(M). In 1996,[12] Ashok Giri of CPI(M) defeated Manturam Pakhira of INC. Hrishikesh Maity of CPI(M) won in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977 defeating Gourishankar Bhattacharya of INC in 1991[11] and 1987,[10] and Basudev Sautya of INC in 1982[9] and 1977.[8][18]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1957-1972

Basudeb Sautya of INC won in 1972.[7] Hrishikesh Maity of CPI(M) won in 1971.[6] Hansadhwaj Dhara of INC won in 1969[5] and 1967.[4] Maya Banejee of INC won in 1962[3] and 1957.[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, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  16. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kakdwip. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  17. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
  18. ^ "126 - Kakdwip Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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