Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Khardaha
Constituency
for the West Bengal Legislative Assembly
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
StateWest Bengal
Electorate168,586 (2011)
Lok Sabha Constituency16. Dum Dum
Current constituency
Created1957
PartyAll India Trinamool Congress
MLAAmit Mitra
Constituency No.109
Last election2016
Ex MLAAsim Dasgupta (CPI(M))
Most Successful PartyCommunist Party of India (Marxist) (10 times)

Khardaha (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. 109 Khardaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Khardaha municipality, Ward Nos.15, 18 to 21 and 35 of Panihati municipality, and Bandipur, Bilkanda I, Bilkanda II and Patulia gram panchayats of Barrackpore II community development block.[1]

Khardaha (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
1957 Khardaha Satkari Mitra Praja Socialist Party[2]
1962 Gopal Banerjee Communist Party of India[3]
1967 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1969 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1971 Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1972 Sisir Kumar Ghosh Communist Party of India[7]
1977 Kamal Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Kamal Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2001 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2006 Dr. Asim Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2011 Amit Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2016 Amit Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

1952

The Khardaha constituency did not exist in 1952.

1957–1972

Satkari Mitra of PSP won in 1957.[2] Gopal Banerjee of CPI won in 1962.[3] Sadhan Kumar Chakraborty of CPI(M) won in 1967,[4] 1969[5] and 1971.[6] Sisir Kumar Ghosh of CPI won in 1972.[7]

1977–2006

In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections, Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M), won the Khardaha seat defeating his nearest rivals Mahadeb Basak of BJP in 2006,[14] Ranjit Kumar Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[13] Chinmoy Chatterjee of Congress in 1996,[12] Sipta Bishnu of Congress in 1991[11] and Sudhir Banerjee of Congress in 1987.[10] Kamal Sarkar of CPI(M) had won this seat in 1982 and 1977 defeating Nirmal Ghosh of Congress in 1982[9] and Harshadhari Bhattacharya of Congress in 1977.[8][17]

2011

In the 2011 elections, Amit Kumar Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Asim Dasgupta of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Khardaha constituency[15][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Amit Kumar Mitra 83,608 56.49
CPI (M) Dr. Asim Dasgupta 57,454 38.82
BJP Anadi Kumar Biswas 3,673 2.48
BSP Sampa Biswas 1,813
PDS Jay Prakash Pandey 1,470
Turnout 148,018 87.8
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing

Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat 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)


2016

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Khardaha constituency[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Amit Mitra 83,680 49.65 –6.84
CPI (M) Dr. Asim Dasgupta 62,488 37.07 –1.75
BJP Mahadeb Basak 16,321 9.68 +7.2
NOTA 3,169 1.88
BSP Samar Das 1,568 0.93 –0.29
PDS Paritosh Sengupta 1,322 0.78 –0.21
Turnout 168,556 85%
Majority 83,688 49.65 –6.84

2021

West Bengal assembly elections, 2021: Khardaha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Shilbhadra Dutta
AITC Kajal Sinha
CPI (M) Debojyoti Das
Turnout
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

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, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2016, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  17. ^ "134 - Khardah Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khardah. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
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