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Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

 

Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Howrah Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Howrah Uttar is located in West Bengal
Howrah Uttar
Howrah Uttar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No. 170
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 171,318 (2011)

Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Howrah North) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2006 3.2
    • 1967-1972 3.3
    • 1951-1962 3.4
      • Howrah North 3.4.1
      • Howrah West 3.4.2
      • Howrah East 3.4.3
  • References 4

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 170 Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1 to 7 and 10 to 16 of Howrah municipal corporation.[1]

Howrah Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Howrah North Biren Banerjee Communist Party of India[2]
Howrah South Beni Charan Dutta Indian National Congress[2]
Howrah West Bankim Chandra Kar Indian National Congress[2]
Howrah East Saila Kumar Mukhopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Howrah North Samar Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[3]
Howrah South Kanai Lal Bhattacharya All India Forward Bloc[3]
Howrah West Bankim Chandra Kar Indian National Congress[3]
Howrah East Beni Charan Dutta Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Howrah North Saila Mukherjee Indian National Congress[4]
Howrah South Kanai Lal Bhattacharya All India Forward Bloc[4]
Howrah West Anadi Dass Independent[4]
Howrah East Bejoy Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Howrah North S.K.Mukherjee Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Nirmal Kumar Mukherjee Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Shankar Lal Mukherjee Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Shankar Lal Mukherjee Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Chittabrata Majumdar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Ashok Ghosh Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Ashok Ghosh Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Lagan Deo Singh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Lagan Deo Singh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Lagan Deo Singh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Lagan Deo Singh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Howrah Uttar Ashoke Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Howrah Uttar constituency [16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Ashoke Ghosh 61,468 49.25 +7.29#
CPI(M) Nemai Samanta 41,858 33.54 -20.46
BJP Umesh Rai 16,494 13.22
Independent Hitendranath Mondal 1,514
BSP Siddhartha Sarkar 761
Independent Murli Dhar Roy 704
Independent Arvind Kumar Dubey 490
Independent Raktendu Naskar 417
Samajtantic Party of India Sudarshan Manna 404
JD(U) Binod Kumar Singh 360
JD(S) Shyam Bihari Singh 326
Turnout 124,794 72.84
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 27.75#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


1977-2006

In the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections Lagan Deo Singh of CPI(M) won the Howrah North assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Bani Singha of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Asok Ghosh of Congress in the three other years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Asok Ghosh of Congress defeated Lagan Deo Singh of CPI(M) in 1987 and Chittabrata Majumdar of CPI(M) in 1982. Chittabrata Mazumdar of CPI(M) defeated Supriya Basu of Congress in 1977.[18]

1967-1972

Shankarlal Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Nirmal Kumar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1969.[6] S.K.Mukherjee of Congress won in 1967.[5]

1951-1962

During the period Howrah had four Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

Howrah North

Saila Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962.[4]Samar Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1957.[3]Biren Banerjee of CPI won in 1951.[2]

Howrah West

Anadi Dass, Independent, won in 1962.[4] Bankim Chandra Kar of Congress won in 1957[3]and 1951.[2]

Howrah East

Bejoy Bhattacharyya of Congress won in 1962.[4] Beni Charan Dutta of Congress won in 1957.[3] Saila Kumar Mukhopdhyay of Congress won in 1951.[2]

For results of Howrah South constituency see Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

References

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