Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Kamarhati
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kamarhati is located in West Bengal
Kamarhati
Kamarhati
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°40′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.66667°N 88.36667°E / 22.66667; 88.36667Coordinates: 22°40′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.66667°N 88.36667°E / 22.66667; 88.36667
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.112
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyDum Dum
Electorate (year)160,967 (2011)
Government
 • MLAMadan Mitra
 • PartyAll India Trinamool Congress

Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 112 Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1 to 16 and 21 to 35 of Kamarhati municipality.[1]

Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Kamarhati Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1969 Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1971 Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1972 Pradip Kumar Palit Indian National Congress[5]
1977 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Santi Ghatak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Santi Ghatak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
2001 Manas Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2006 Manas Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2011 Madan Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[13]
2016 Manas Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2021 Madan Mitra All India Trinamool Congress

Election results

2021

West Bengal assembly elections, 2021: Kamarhati
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Madan Mitra 73491 51.17
BJP Anindya Raju Banerjee 38235 26.64
CPI (M) Sayandeep Mitra 28138 19.62
Turnout
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing

2016

In the 2016 election, Manas Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Kamarhati constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Manas Mukherjee 62,194 45.09 +6.18
AITC Madan Mitra 57,996 42.04 -15.92
BJP Krishanu Mitra 10,797 +7.83 6.50
NOTA None of the above 2,623 1.90 +1.90
Independent Manas Mukherjee 1,009 0.73
Independent Subhojit Dutta 923 0.67
BSP Rekha Devi 848 0.61
CPI(ML)L Archana Ghatak 399 0.29
PDS Santanu Chatterjee 352 0.26
Turnout 1,37,943 74.85 -4.59
CPI (M) gain from AITC Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Manas Mukherjee of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kamarhati constituency[13][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Madan Mitra 74,112 57.96 +17.25#
CPI (M) Manas Mukherjee 49,758 38.91 -17.49
BJP Shikha Sarkar 1,699 1.33
Independent Sushanta Dey 1,079
CPI(ML)L Nabendu Dasgupta 739
PDS Tarak Bhadra 479
Turnout 127,866 79.44
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 34.74#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Manas Mukherjee of CPI(M), won from the Kamarhati assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subhrangshu Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress in 2006[12] and Chittaranjan Bag of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[11] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Santi Ghatak of CPI(M) had won it in 1996[10] and in 1991[9] defeating his nearest rivals Sambhunath Dutta of Congress in 1996 and Salil Biswas of Congress in 1991. Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee of CPI(M) had won this seat in 1987, 1982, and in 1977defeating Ajoy Ghosal of Congress in 1987,[8] Purnendu Bimal Dutta of Congress in 1982[7] and Jayanta Chandra Sen of Congress in 1977.[6][16]

1967-1972

Pradip Kumar Palit of Congress won in 1972.[5] Radhika Ranjan Banerjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[4] 1969[3] and in 1967.[2] Prior to that the Kamarhati seat did not exist.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  13. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  14. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kamarhati. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kamarhati. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  16. ^ "136 - Kamarhati Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
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