Sagardighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sagardighi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sagardighi is located in West Bengal
Sagardighi
Sagardighi
Sagardighi is located in India
Sagardighi
Sagardighi
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°17′N 88°06′E / 24.283°N 88.100°E / 24.283; 88.100Coordinates: 24°17′N 88°06′E / 24.283°N 88.100°E / 24.283; 88.100
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 60
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 9. Jangipur
Electorate (year) 168,095 (2011)

Sagardighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an open seat now but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 60 Sagardighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Sagardighi community development block.[1]

Sagadighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 9 Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Sagardighi Shyamapada Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[2]
1951 Kuber Chand Halder Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Jangipur Shyamapada Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Kuber Chand Halder Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Sagardighi Ambika Chanran Das Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Ambika Charan Das Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Kuber Chand Halder Bangla Congress[6]
1971 Atul Chandra Sarkar Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Nrisinha Kumar Mandal Indian National Congress [8]
1977 Hazari Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Hazari Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Paresh Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Paresh Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Paresh Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Paresh Nath Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Parikhit Let Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Subrata Saha All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Subrata Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ismail Sekh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sagardighi constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Subrata Saha 54,708 38.02 -8.01#
CPI(M) Ismail Sekh 50,134 34.85 -13.77
Independent Aminul Islam 22,402 15.57
SDPI Badrul Sekh 6,198 4.31
BJP Shekharendu Das 4,220 2.93
Independent Daud Mondal 2,934
Independent Naru Gopal Saha 2,037
BSP Dhananjoy Bandopadhyay 1,243
Turnout 143,876 85.59
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing +5.56#

Aminul Islam, a rebel Congress candidate contesting as an independent, was suspended from the party, but Adhir Chowdhury, the Baharampur MP continued to extend support to him.[18]

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Parikshit Let of CPI(M) won the Sagardighi (SC) assembly seat defeating Rajesh Kumar Bhakat of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Paresh Nath Das of CPI(M) defeated Rajesh Kumar Bhakat representing Trinamool Congress in 2001,[14] Nrisinha Kumar Mandal of Congress in 1996,[13] 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Hazari Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Nrisinha Kumar Mandal of Congress in 1982[10] and Atul Chandra Sarkar of Congress in 1977.[9][19]

1951–1972

Nrisinha Kumar Mandal of Congress won in 1972.[8] Atul Chandra Sarkar of Congress won in 1971.[7] Kuber Chand Haldar of Bangla Congress won in 1969.[6] Ambika Charan Das of Congress won in 1967[5] and 1962.[4] In 1957[3] Sagadigighi constituency was not there. Jangipur was a joint seat in 1957. It was won by Shyama Pada Bhattacharjee and Kuber Chand Haldar both of Congress. In independent India’s first election in 1951[2] Sagardighi was a joint seat. It was won by Shyama Pada Bhattacharjee and Kuber Chand Haldar both of Congress.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sagardighi. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "Adhir defiant". The Telegraph, 20 April 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "53 - Sagardighi (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
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