Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Falta
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Falta is located in West Bengal
Falta
Falta
Location in West Bengal
Falta is located in India
Falta
Falta
Falta (India)
Coordinates: 22°17′42″N 88°06′07″E / 22.29500°N 88.10194°E / 22.29500; 88.10194Coordinates: 22°17′42″N 88°06′07″E / 22.29500°N 88.10194°E / 22.29500; 88.10194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 144
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Diamond Harbour
Electorate (year) 212,239 (2016)
TMC-INC alliance candidate Tamonash Ghosh on campaign.

Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an Legislative Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 144 Falta (Legislative Assembly constituency) is composed of the following: Falta community development block, and Bhadura Haridas and Kalatalahat gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II community development block.[1]

Falta (Legislative Assembly constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Falta Jyotish Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[2]
1957 Khagendra Nath Das Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Khagendra Nath Das Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Jyotish Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Jyotish Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Jyotish Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Mohini Mohan Parui Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Nemai Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Nemai Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Arati Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Arati Dasgupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Sudhir Bhattacharjee Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Chandana Ghosh Dastidar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2016 Tamonash Ghosh All India Trinamool Congress

Election results

2011

In 2011 Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ardhendu Sekhar Bindu of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Falta constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Tomonash Ghosh 86,966 55.99 +1.69#
CPI(M) Ardhendu Sekhar Bindu 59,295 38.17 -7.53
BJP Avijit Kumar Halder 5,389 3.47
Independent Gautam Dalui 2,886
BSP Chittaranjan Malik 1,839
Turnout 155,328 85.07
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing 9.22#

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

e • d 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
SUCI(C) 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

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


1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Chandana Ghosh Dastidar of CPI(M) won the 118 Falta assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated Malina Mistry of CPI(M) in 2001.[14] Sudhir Bhattacharjee of Congress defeated Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) defeated Sudhir Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1991[12] and Dinabandhu Halder of Congress in 1987.[11] Nemai Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Asraf Ali of Congress in 1982[10] and Mohini Mohan Parui of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972

Mohini Mohan Parui of Congress won the Falta seat in 1972.[8] Jyotish Roy of CPI(M) won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Khagendra Nath Das of Congress won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951 Jyotish Chandra Roy of CPI won the Falta seat.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Falta. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "118 - Falta Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
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