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Panihati (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Panihati
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Panihati is located in West Bengal
Panihati
Panihati
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 111
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 185,897 (2011)

Panihati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 111 Panihati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos.1 to 14, 16, 17 and 22 to 34 of Panihati municipality.[1]

Panihati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Panihati Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1969 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1971 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1972 Tapan Chatterjee Indian National Congress[5]
1977 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Tania Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Nirmal Ghosh Indian National Congress[10]
2001 Nirmal Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[11]
2006 Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2011 Nirmal Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[13]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Nirmal Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ahibhusan Chakraborty of CPI(M).
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Panihati constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Nirmal Ghosh 88,334 58.34 +6.38#
CPI(M) Ahibhusan Chakraborty 56,902 37.58 -10.47
BJP Kishor Kumar Shaw 3,759 2.48
Independent Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya 1,290
BSP Bhaskar Roy 1,134
Turnout 151,419 81.45
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 16.85#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See for details)


1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[12] Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya of CPI(M) won the Panihati assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Nirmal Ghosh of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nirmal Ghosh representing Trinamool Congress in 2001[11]defeated Kamal Sengupta Basu of CPI(M), and representing Congress in 1996[10] defeated Tania Chakraborty of CPI(M). Tania Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Nirmal Ghosh of Congress in 1991.[9]Gopal Krishna Bhattacharya of CPI(M) defeated Tapan Chattopadhyay of Congress in 1987[8]and 1982,[7]and Sanmatha Nath Ghosh of Janata Party in 1977. [6][15]

1967-1972

Tapan Chatterjee of Congress won in 1972.[5]Gopal Krishna Bhattacharjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[4]1969[3]and 1967.[2]Prior to that the Panihati seat was not there.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panihati. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "135 - Panihati Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
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