Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Raidighi
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Raidighi Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Raidighi is located in West Bengal
Raidighi
Raidighi
Location in West Bengal
Raidighi is located in India
Raidighi
Raidighi
Location in India
Coordinates: Coordinates:
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No.134
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituencyMathurapur (SC)
Electorate (year)207,140 (2011)

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

  • Abad Bhagabanpur, Debipur, Krishna Chandrapur, Lalpur, Sankarpur and Nalua gram panchayats of Mathurapur I community development block
  • Mathurapur II community development block

Raidighi (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
2011 Raidighi Debashree Roy All India Trinamool Congress[2]
2016 Debashree Roy All India Trinamool Congress

Election Results

Legislative Assembly Election 2016

Legislative Assembly Election, 2016: Raidighi[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Debashree Roy 1,01,161 46.48
CPI (M) Kanti Ganguly 99,932 45.92
BJP Sanghamitra Chaudhuri 7,699 03.54
SUCI(C) Gunasindhu Haldar 4,520 02.08
BSP Rajendra Naskar 916 00.42
LJP Prasanta Mondal 191 00.09
Independent Purnendu Shekhar Mondal 789 00.36
Independent Amiya Gangopadhyay 373 00.17
Independent Arun Kumar Gayen 338 00.16
NOTA None Of The Above 1,710 00.79 ---
Majority 1,229 00.56
Turnout 2,17,640 89.30
AITC hold Swing

Legislative Assembly Election 2011

Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Raidighi[2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Debashree Roy 93,236 50.11
CPI (M) Kanti Ganguly 87,683 47.12
BJP Dwijendranath Halder 3,369 1.81
Independent Debasree Kayal 1,295
BSP Dulal Chand Ghorami 1,245
Independent Ajay Das 542
Turnout 186,075 89.86
AITC win (new seat)
 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[5] 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


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, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  5. ^ group="template reference">http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2021281.ece
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