Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||10. Baharampur|
|Electorate (year)||169,017 (2011)|
Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Barwan) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. It was an open seat earlier.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 67 Burwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Biprasekhar, Burwan I, Burwan II, Kharjuna, Kuli, Kurunnorun, Panchthupi, Sabaldaha, Sabalpur, Sahora and Sundarpur gram panchayats of Burwan community development block and Gadda, Jajan and Gundiria gram panchayats of Bharatpur I community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Burwan Khargram||Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik||Indian National Congress|
|Burwan Khargram||Sudhir Mondal||Indian National Congress|
|1967||Burwan||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1969||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1971||Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik||Indian National Congress |
|1977||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1982||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1987||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1991||Debabrata Banerjee||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1996||Debabrata Banerjee||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2001||Amalendralal Roy||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2006||Biswanath Banerjee||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2011||Protima Rajak||Indian National Congress|
In the 2011 election, Protima Rajak of Congress defeated her nearest rival Binoy Sarkar of RSP.
|BJP||Sukhnen Kumar Bagdi||8,809||6.26|
|INC gain from RSP||Swing||-0.24#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. Considering the Congress vote percentage alone in 2006, the swing was +5.37%.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||14||8|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||5||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||4|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections Biswanath Banerjee of RSP won the Barwan assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Arit Majumdar of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Amalendralal Roy of RSP defeated Tapas Dasgupta of Congress in 2001. Debabrata Banerjee of RSP defeated Ali Hossain Mondal of Congress in 1996, and Sudip Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress in 1991. Amalendra Roy of RSP defeated Gadadar Ghosh of Congress in 1987, Ali Hossain Mondal of Congress in 1982, and Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress in 1977.
Sunil Mohan Ghosh Moulik of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Amalendra Lal Roy of RSP won in 1969 and 1967. The Burwan seat was not there in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Burwan Khargram was a joint seat Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik and Sudhir Mondal, both of Congress, jointly won the Burwan Khargram seat.