Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bidhannagar
বিধাননগর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bidhannagar is located in Kolkata
Bidhannagar
Bidhannagar
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°35′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.58333°N 88.41667°E / 22.58333; 88.41667Coordinates: 22°35′0″N 88°25′0″E / 22.58333°N 88.41667°E / 22.58333; 88.41667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 116
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat
Electorate (year) 198,318 (2011)

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বিধাননগর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) 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. 116 Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Number 28-41 of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and Ward Nos. 19, 20 and 28 to 35 of South Dum Dum municipality.[1]

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 17 Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Bidhannagar Sujit Bose All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results

2016

The election is scheduled on 25 April 2016 and results will be declared on 19 May 2016.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Bidhannagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sujit Bose 66,130 42.85 -16.68
INC Arunava Ghosh 59,142 38.32 N/A
BJP Susanta Ranjan Pal 21,735 14.08 +10.13
BSP Ranjan Majumder 1,163 0.75
Shiv Sena Ananda Chanda 897 0.58
Independent Manmohan Garodia 771 0.49
SUCI(C) Tarun Kumar Das 533 0.34
Independent Palash Biswas 379 0.24 -0.88
Independent Kunal Majumder 298 0.19
NOTA None of the above 3,255 0.02
Majority 6,988 4.52
Turnout 154,303
Trinamool Congress hold Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Sujit Bose of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Palash Das of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bidhannagar[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sujit Bose 88,642 59.53
CPI(M) Palash Das 52,717 35.40
BJP Ashoke Sarkar 5,877 3.95
Independent Palash Biswas 1,668 1.12
Majority 35,925 24.13
Turnout 148,904 75.08
Trinamool Congress win (new seat)
e • d 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 template talk page for details)


References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bidhannagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
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