Kasba, Kolkata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

Encyclopedia from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kasba
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Kasba Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Kasba is located in Kolkata
Kasba
Kasba
Location in Kolkata
Kasba is located in West Bengal
Kasba
Kasba
Location in West Bengal
Kasba is located in India
Kasba
Kasba
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°31′03″N 88°23′02″E / 22.5176°N 88.3840°E / 22.5176; 88.3840Coordinates: 22°31′03″N 88°23′02″E / 22.5176°N 88.3840°E / 22.5176; 88.3840
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No149
MLAAhmed Javed Khan
Lok Sabha constituency23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electorate (year)222,966 (2021)

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

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 149 Kasba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 66, 67, 91, 92, 107 and 108 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Kasba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Kasba Ahmed Javed Khan All India Trinamool Congress
2016 Kasba Ahmed Javed Khan All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results

2016

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Kasba constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Ahmed Javed Khan 91,679 47.40
CPI (M) Shatarup Ghosh 79,795 41.30
BJP Bikash Debnath 17,550 9.10
BSP Lakkhi Yadab (Roy) 1,356 0.70
LJP Krishna Maity 618 0.30
Independent Somnath Dam 596 0.30
Independent Tapas Kumar Dey 575 0.30
Independent Susanta Kumar Biswas 486 0.30
Independent Arunansu Kumar Sarkar 365 0.20
Independent Jayanta Debnath 353 0.20
Majority 11,884 6.1%
Turnout 1,93,373 74.4%
AITC hold Swing {{{swing}}}

2011

In the 2011 elections, Javed Ahmed Khan of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Shatarup Ghosh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kasba constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Ahmed Javed Khan 92,460 53.81
CPI (M) Shatarup Ghosh 72,564 42.23
BJP Bikash Debnath 3,066 1.78
Independent Satyajeet Roy 1,401
BSP Susanta Kumar Biswas 1,167
Independent Arindam Bhowmick 725
Independent Jayanta Debnath 449
Turnout 171,839 77.07
AITC win (new seat)
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]


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. ^ a b "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, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kasba. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
Original content from Wikipedia, shared with licence Creative Commons By-Sa - Kasba, Kolkata (Vidhan Sabha constituency)