Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Kulpi
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Kulpi Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Kulpi is located in West Bengal
Kulpi
Kulpi
Location in West Bengal
Kulpi is located in India
Kulpi
Kulpi
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°04′53″N 88°14′42″E / 22.0815°N 88.2449°E / 22.0815; 88.2449Coordinates: 22°04′53″N 88°14′42″E / 22.0815°N 88.2449°E / 22.0815; 88.2449
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.133
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyMathurapur (SC)
Electorate (year)164,663 (2011)

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

  • Kulpi community development block

Kulpi (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
1952 Kulpi Nalini Kanta Halder Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party[2]
Pran Krishna Kumar Bharatiya Jana Sangha[2]
1957 Hansdwhaj Dhara Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Hrishikesh Halder Independent politician[4]
1967 N.K.Halder Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Murari Mohan Halder Bangla Congress[6]
1971 Mukunda Ram Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Santosh Kumar Mondal Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Krishnadhan Halder Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sakuntala Paik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Jogaranjan Halder All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Sakuntala Paik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Jogaranjan Halder All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2016 Jogaranjan Halder All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Kulpi[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Jogaranjan Halder 76,693 53.75 +2.40
CPI (M) Sakuntala Paik 58,414 40.94 -4.89
BJP Swapan Halder 3,624 2.54
People’s Democratic Conference of India Syed Sadrul Anam 1,523
BSP Arup Kumar Halder 1,451
Independent Bidhan Naskar 978
Turnout 142,683 86.65
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 7.29
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] Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) won the Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) defeating her nearest rival Jogaranjan Halder of AITC. Jogaranjan Halder of AITC defeated Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) in 2001.[14] Sakuntala Paik of CPI(M) defeated Kirtibas Sardar of INC in 1996,[13] Krishnadhan Halder of CPI(M) defeated Jogaranjan Halder of INC in 1991,[12] Kirtibas Sardar of INC in 1987,[11] and Santosh Kumar Mondal of INC in 1982[10] and 1977.[9][19]

Legislative Assembly Elections 1952-1972

Santosh Kumar Mondal of INC won in 1972.[8] Mukunda Ram Mondal of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7] Murari Mohan Halder of Bangla Congress won in 1969.[6] N.K.Halder of INC won in 1967.[5] Hrishikesh Halder, Independent politician, won in 1962.[4] Hansadhwaj Dhara of INC won in 1957.[3] In 1952, Kulpi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) had a joint seat. Nalini Kanta Halder of KMPP and Pran Krishna Kumar of BJS 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 c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kulpi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  18. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
  19. ^ "124 - Kulpi (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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