Ranaghat Dakshin

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Ranaghat Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ranaghat Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Ranaghat Dakshin
Ranaghat Dakshin
Ranaghat Dakshin is located in India
Ranaghat Dakshin
Ranaghat Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°11′0″N 88°35′0″E / 23.18333°N 88.58333°E / 23.18333; 88.58333Coordinates: 23°11′0″N 88°35′0″E / 23.18333°N 88.58333°E / 23.18333; 88.58333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 90
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Ranaghat (SC)
Electorate (year) 221,695 (2011)

Ranaghat Dakshin is an Vidhan Sabha constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 90 Ranaghat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Anishmali, Baidyapur I, Baidyapur II, Debagram, Majher Gram, Nokari, Raghunathpur Hijuli I and Shyamnagar gram panchayats of Ranaghat II community development block, Anulia, Habibpur, Nawpara Masunda, Payradanga, Ramnagar II and Tarapur gram panchayats of Ranaghat I community development block and Cooper's Camp notified area.[1]

Ranaghat Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 13 Ranaghat (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]Ranaghat East and West were earlier part of Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Ranaghat Bijoy Krishna Sarkar Indian National Congress[3]
Keshab Chandra Mitra Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Benoy Kumar Chatterjee Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India[5]
1967 Ranaghat East Nitai Pada Sarkar Communist Party of India[6]
Ranaghat West Benoy Kumar Chatterjee Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Ranaghat East Nitai Pada Sarkar Communist Party of India[7]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Ranaghat East Naresh Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Ranaghat East Nitaipada Sarkar Communist Party of India[9]
Ranaghat West Naresh Chandra Chaki Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Ranaghat East Satish Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Ranaghat East Satish Chandra Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
Ranaghat West Gour Chandra Kundu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
Ranaghat West Subhaas Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Ranaghat East Binay Krishna Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
Ranaghat West Shankar Singha Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Ranaghat East Asim Bala Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
Ranaghat West Shankar Singha Indian National Congress[15]
2006 Ranaghat East Debendra Nath Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
Ranaghat West Aloke Kumar Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Ranaghat Dakshin Abir Biswas All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Abir Ranjan Biswas of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Aloke Das of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ranaghat Dakshin (SC) constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Abir Ranjan Biswas 99,432 51.23 -2.65
CPI(M) Aloke Das 79,824 41.13 -1.45
BJP Benoy Bhusan Roy 8,934 4.60
BSP Prashanta Biswas 2,951
Nirjatita Samaj Biplabi Party Chaitanya Barai 2,942
Turnout 194,083 87.55
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing -1.20

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as CPI(M)'s vote percentage, in 2006 for the Ranaghat West seat.

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

Till 2006, Ranaghat had two Vidhan Sabha constituencies Ranaghat East and Ranaghat West. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned.

Ranaghat East

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[16] Debendra Nath Biswas of CPI(M) won the 80 Ranaghat East (SC) assembly constituency defeating his nearest rival Nilima Nag (Mallick) of Trinamool Congress. Asim Bala of CPI(M) defeated Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[15]Binay Krishna Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Akhil Kumar Majumdar of Congress in 1996[14]and 1991,[13]and Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas of Congress in 1987.[12]Satish Chandra Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Nitai Pada Sarkar, Independent, in 1982[11]and Sushil Kumar Ray of Congress in 1977.[10][19]

Ranaghat West

In the 2006[16]state assembly elections, Aloke Kumar Das of CPI(M) won the Ranaghat West assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Shankar Singha of Congress. Shankar Singha of Congress defeated Jyotirmoyee Sikdar in 2001[15]and Sourendra Nath Nag of CPI(M) in 1996.[14]Subhaas Basu of CPI(M) defeated Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress in 1991.[13]Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI(M) defeated Saradindu Biswas of Congress in 1987,[12]Benoy Chatterjee of Congress in 1982,[11]and Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress in 1977.[10][20]

1967-1972

Ranaghat East

Nitaipada Sarkar of CPI won in 1972.[9]Naresh Chandra Biswas of CPI(M) won in 1971.[8]Nitai Pada Sarkar of CPI won in 1969[7]and 1967.[6]

Ranaghat West

Naresh Chandra Chaki of Congress won in 1972.[9]Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI(M) 1971[8]and 1969.[7]Benoy Kumar Chatterjee of Congress won in 1967.[6]

1951-1962 Ranaghat

In 1962 and 1957, there was a single seat for Ranaghat. Gour Chandra Kundu of CPI won in 1962.[5]Benoy Kumar Chatterjee of Congress won in 1957.[4]In independent India’s first election in 1951,[3] Ranaghat was a joint seat. Bijoy Krishna Sarkar and Keshab Chandra Mitra won the Ranaghat seat.

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. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "General Elections, Inda, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ranaghat Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "80 - Ranaghat East (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  20. ^ "81 - Ranaghat West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
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