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Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bowbazar
বৌবাজার বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bowbazar is located in Kolkata
Bowbazar
Bowbazar
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Calcutta North West

Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Bowbazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Bowbazar Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Dr.Bidhan Chandra Roy Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Bijay Singh Nahar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Abul Hasan Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Abdul Rauf Ansari Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Sudip Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Nayana Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Sudip Bandyopadyay Indian National Congress[16]
2009by-election Swarna Kamal Saha All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Results

1977-2009

In the 2009 by-election, necessitated by the election of sitting MLA, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, to the Parliament from the Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency), Swarnakamal Saha of Trinamool Congress won the 145 Bowbazar assembly seat.[17][18] In 2006,[16] the seat was won by Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Congress defeating Rekha Singh of CPI(M). In 2001,[15] the seat was won by Nayana Bandopahyay of Trinamool Congress defeating Ajit Pandey of CPI(M). Sudip Bandopadhyay of Congress won the seat defeating Sujit Mandal of JD in 1996,[14]Joytilak Guha Roy of JD in 1991[13]and Md. Ismail of CPI(M) in 1987.[12] In 1982,[11]Abdul Rauf Ansari of Congress defeated Abul Hasan of CPI(M). In 1977, Abul Hasan of CPI(M) won the seat defeating Bijoy Krishna Dhandhania of Congress.[10][19]

1951-1972

Bijay Singh Nahar of Congress won the seat defeating Hashim Abdul Halim of CPI(M) in 1972[9]and 1971,[8]D.C.Bhowmick of Forward Block in 1969,[7]S.Gupta of Forward Bloc and H,Chatterjee and CPI(M) in 1967[6]and Md. Ismail of CPI in 1962.[5]Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy won the seat in 1957[4]defeating Md. Ismail of CPI by a narrow margin of 540 votes and Satyapriya Banerjee of Forward Bloc (Marxists) in independent India’s first election in 1951.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 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. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 186. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 129. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "West Bengal Assembly by-elections 2009, Results August elections". AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  18. ^ "Sealdah, Bowbazar by-polls Trinamool Congress...!!!". Press Release Point. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  19. ^ "145 - Bow Bazar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 

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