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Jangipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jangipur is located in West Bengal
Jangipur
Jangipur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 58
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 9. Jangipur
Electorate (year) 171,016 (2011)

Jangipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad 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
    • 1957–1972 3.3
  • References 4

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 58 Jangipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Jangipur municipality, Raghunathganj I community development block and Ahiran and Bansabati gram panchayats of Suti I community development block.[1]

Jangipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 9 Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Sagardighi Shyamapada Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[2]
1951 Kuber Chand Halder Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Jangipur Shyamapada Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Kuber Chand Halder Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Muktipada Chatterjee Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Abdul Haque Independent[5]
1969 Abdul Haque Revolutionary Socialist Party[6]
1971 Radaruddin Ahammad Independent[7]
1972 Habibur Rahman Indian National Congress [8]
1977 Habibur Rahman Indian National Congress [9]
1982 Habibur Rahman Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Habibur Rahman Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Abdul Haque Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
1996 Habibur Rahman Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Abul Hasnat Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
2006 Abul Hasnat Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
2011 Md. Sohrab Indian National Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Md. Sohrab of Congress defeated his nearest rival Purnima Bhattacharya of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jangipur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Md. Sohrab 68,699 46.76 +8.53
CPI(M) Purnima Bhattacharya 62,363 42.45 -6.40#
BJP Anamitra Banerjee 11,804 8.04
SUCI(C) Mirza Nashiruddin 4,038
Turnout 146,904 85.9
.# CPI(M) did not contest this seat in 2006. Change noted is based on RSP's vote percentage in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See for details)


1977–2006

In the 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections Abul Hasnat of RSP won the Jangipur assembly seat defeating his nearest riaval Habibur Rahaman of Congress/ Independent. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Habibur Rahman of Congress defeated Abdul Haque of RSP in 1996.[13] Abdul Haque of RSP defeated Habibur Rahaman of Congress in 1991.[12] Habibur Rahaman of Congress defeated Abdul Haque of RSP in 1987,[11] Badaruddin Ahmed, Independent, in 1982[10] and Achintya Singha of SUC in 1977.[9][18]

1957–1972

Habibur Rahaman of Congress won in 1972.[8] Radaruddin Ahammad, Independent, won in 1971.[7] Abdul Haque of RSP/Independent won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Muktipada Chatterjee of Congress won in 1962.[4] Jangipur was joint seat in 1957. Shyamapada Bhattachacharya and Kuber Chand Halder, both of Congress, won.[3] In 1951 Jangipur seat was not there but there was a joint seat at Sagardighi. Shyamapada Bhattachacharya and Kuber Chand Halder, both of Congress, won.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jangipur. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "54 - Jangipur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
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