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Behala Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Behala Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Behala Purba is located in Kolkata
Behala Purba
Behala Purba
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 153
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electorate (year) 242,059 (2011)

Behala Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Behala East) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Behala is a neighbourhood in Kolkata.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 153 Behala Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos.115 to 117 and 120 to 124 of Kolkata municipal corporation, and Joka I and Joka II gram panchayats of Thakurpukur Mahestola community development block.[1]

Behala Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin.[1]Behala East was earlier part of Jadavpur.[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Behala Biren Roy All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar)[3]
1957 Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[4]
1962 Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[5]
1967 Behala East Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Indrajit Majumdar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Niranjan Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Kumkum Chakraborti Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Kumkum Chakraborti Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Parash Dutta All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Kumkum Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Behala Purba Sovan Chatterjee All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results

2011

In 2011 Sovan Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Kumkum Chakraborty of CPI(M),
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Behala Purba constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sovan Chatterjee 116,709 61.31 +15.33#
CPI(M) Kumkum Chakraborty 68,536 36.00 -15.33
BJP A. Biswajit Naidu 3,692
BSP Indrajit Kumar Halder 1,170
Independent Tarun Kanti Das 1,131
Independent Dr. Arun Kumar Giri 1,005
Independent Bimal Mondal 955
Independent Sanjay Mallik 419
Turnout 190,355 78.64
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 30.50#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 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
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See for details)


1977–2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16]Kumkum Chakraborti won the Behala East assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Sovan Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Parash Dutta of Trinamool Congress defeated Kumkum Chakraborti of CPI(M) in 2001.[15]Kumkum Chakraborti of CPI(M) defeated Sonali Guha of Congress in 1996,[14]and Sailen Dasgupta of Congress in 1991.[13]Niranjan Mukherjeee of CPI(M) defeated Debashis Bhattacharya of Congress in 1987,[12]Balaram Goswami of Congress in 1982,[11]and Indrajit Mazumdar of Congress in 1977.[10][19]

1951–1972

Indrajit Majumdar of Congress won the Behala East seat in 1972.[9]Niranjan Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[8]1969[7]and 1967.[6] Prior to that Behala was a single seat. Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay of CPI won the Behala seat in 1962[5]and 1957.[4]In independent India's first election in 1951,[3] Biren Roy of Forward Bloc (RG) won the Behala seat.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Behala Purba. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "112 – Behala East Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
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