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Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Raidighi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raidighi is located in West Bengal
Raidighi
Raidighi
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 134
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Mathurapur (SC)
Electoral system First past the post

Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. While Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a new constituency, Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
  • References 4

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 134 Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Mathurapur II community development block and Abad Bhagawanpur, Debipur, Krishnachandrapur, Lalpur, Shankarpur and Nalua gram panchayats of Mathurapur I community development block.[1]

Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 20 Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Raidighi Debasree Roy All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Note: For MLAs from the area in previous years see Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Debasree Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raidighi constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Debasree Roy 93,236 50.11 +4.15#
CPI(M) Kanti Bhusan Gangopadhyay 87,683 47.12 -2.33
BJP Dwijendranath Halder 3,369 1.81
Independent Debasree Kayal 1,295
BSP Dulal Chand Ghorami 1,245
Independent Ajay Das 542
Turnout 186,075 89.86
AITMC win (new seat)
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, for the now-defunct Mathurapur constituency in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See for details)


References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raidighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
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