Chapra, Nadia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chapra
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chapra is located in West Bengal
Chapra
Chapra
Chapra is located in India
Chapra
Chapra
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°32′14″N 88°33′10″E / 23.53722°N 88.55278°E / 23.53722; 88.55278Coordinates: 23°32′14″N 88°33′10″E / 23.53722°N 88.55278°E / 23.53722; 88.55278
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 82
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 12. Krishnanagar
Electorate (year) 186,928 (2011)

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

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 82 Chapra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Chapra community development block.[1]

Chapra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 12 Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Chapra Smarajit Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Haringhata Smarajit Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[3]
Promatha Ranjan Thakur Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Chapra Mohananda Haldar Sanjukta Biplabi Parishad [4]
1967 J.Mojumdar Bangla Congress [5]
1969 Salil Behari Hundle Bangla Congress[6]
1971 Sahabuddin Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Ghiasuddin Ahmad Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Sahabauddin Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Sahabauddin Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Mir Qusem Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Mir Quasem Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Mir Quasem Mondal Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Shamsul Islam Mollah Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Shamsul Islam Mollah Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Rukbanur Rahaman All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Rukbanur Rahaman of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Samsul Islam Mollah of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chapra constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Rukbanur Rahaman 77,435 47.14 -9.10#
CPI(M) Samsul Islam Mollah 74,802 45.54 +2.22
BJP Baidyanath Biswas 7,078 4.31
CPI(ML) Liberation Bijoy Kumar Saha 2,765
JD(U) Soumen Mandal 2,180
Turnout 164,260 87.87
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing -11.32#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006

In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Shamsul Islam Mollah of CPI(M) won the Chapra assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Abdur Rashid Mollick of Congress in 2006[15]and Julfikar Khan of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[14]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Mir Quasem Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Julfikar Khan representing Congress in 1996,[13]and Arun Kumar Ghosh of Congress in 1991.[12]Mir Qusem of CPI(M) defeated Dilip Dutta of Congress in 1987.[11]Sahabauddin Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Arun Biswas, Independent, in 1982[10]and Kazi Safluddin of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972

Ghiasuddin Ahmad of Congress won in 1972.[8]Sahabuddin Mondal of CPI(M) won in 1971.[7] Salil Behari Hundle of Bangla Congress won in 1969.[6]J.Mojumdar of Bangla Congress won in 1967.[5]Mohananda Haldar of Sanjukta Biplabi Parishad won in 1962,[4]The Chapra constituency was not there in 1957. Smarajit Bandopadhyay and Promatha Ranjan Thakur, both of Congress, won from the Haringhata joint seat in 1957.[3]In independent India’s first election in 1951, Smarajit Bandopadhyay of Congress won the Chapra seat.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chapra. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "73 - Chapra Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
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