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Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Panchla
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Panchla is located in West Bengal
Panchla
Panchla
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 175
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 206,646 (2011)

Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 175 Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Panchla community development block and Gobindapur, Islampur, Laskarpur, Polegustia gram panchayats of Jagatballavpur community development block.[1]

Panchla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Panchla was earlier part of Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Panchla Apurba Lal Mazumdar All India Forward Bloc[3]
1967 A.P.Mukhopadhyay Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Kanai Lal Bhattacharya All India Forward Bloc[5]
1971 Ashoke Kumar Ghose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1972 Sk Anwar Ali Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Santosh Kumar Das All India Forward Bloc[8]
1982 Anwar Ali Sheikh Indian National Congress[9]
1987 Sailen Mondal All India Forward Bloc[10]
1991 Sailen Mondal All India Forward Bloc[11]
1996 Gulshan Mullick Indian National Congress[12]
2001 Sailen Mondal All India Forward Bloc[13]
2006 Doli Roy All India Forward Bloc[14]
2011 Gulshan Mallick All India Trinamool Congress[15]

Election results

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Panchla constituency[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Gulshan Mallick 76,628 45.76 -6.54#
Forward Bloc Doli Roy 64,510 38.53 -9.27
Independent Mohit Lal Ghanti 14,487
BJP Shyamal Kumar Adak 7,523
BSP Sakirul Islam Sekh 1,870
Independent Shyamal Mondal 1,637
People’s Democratic Conference of India Mohiuddin Mollah 785
Turnout 167,440 81.03
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 2.83#
.# 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 state assembly elections,[14] Doli Roy of Forward Bloc won the Panchla assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Abul Kassem Molla of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc defeated Sk. Nazrul Islam of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[13] Gulshan Mullick of Congress defeated Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc in 1996.[12] Sailen Mondal of Forward Bloc defeated Prafulla Santra of Congress in 1991,[11] and Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress in 1987.[10] Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress defeated Santosh Kumar Das of Forward Bloc in 1982.[9] Santosh Kumar Das of Forward Bloc defeated Anwar Ali Sheikh of Congress in 1977.[8][17]

1962-1972

Sk Anwar Ali of Congress won in 1972.[7] Asoke Kumar Ghosh of CPI(M) won in 1971.[6] Kanai Lal Bhattacharya of Forward Bloc won in 1969.[5] A.P.Mukhopadhyay of Congress won in 1967.[4] Apurba Lal Majumdar of Forward Bloc won in 1962.[3]The Panchla seat did not exist prior to that.

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