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Cossipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Cossipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Cossipur is located in Kolkata
Cossipur
Cossipur
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°37′23″N 88°22′30″E / 22.62306°N 88.37500°E / 22.62306; 88.37500
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Year established1951
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyCalcutta North West
Calcutta North

Cossipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Cossipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Cossipur Biswanath Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Deben Sen Praja Socialist Party[4]
1962 Sunil Kumar Dasgupta Indian National Congress[5]
1967 S.K.Roy India National Congress[6]
1969 Vishnu Gopal Basu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Prafulla Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Prafulla Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Prafulla Kanti Ghosh Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Dipak Chanda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Dipak Chanda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Tarak Bandyopadhyay Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Tarak Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Tarak Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Results

1977-2009

In the 2006[16] and 2001[15] state assembly elections Tarak Bandopadhyay representing Trinamool Congress won the 140 Cossipur assembly seat defeating Salil Chatterjee of CPI (M), and Bijoy Bhattacharjee of CPI(M) respectively. In 1996,[14] Tarak Bandopadhyay representing Congress defeated Anup Das of CPI(M). Dipak Chanda of CPI(M) defeated Prafulla Kanti Ghosh of Congress in 1991[13] and 1987.[12] In 1982,[11] Prafulla Kanti Ghosh of Congress defeated Buddhadeb Bhattacharya of CPI(M). In 1977, Buddhadeb Bhattacharya of CPI(M) defeated Prafulla Kanti Ghosh of Congress.[10][17]

1951-1972

The Cossipore seat was won by Prafulla Kanti Ghosh of Congress defeating his nearest rival Paresh Nath Banerjee of CPI(M) in 1972[9] and Krishna Gopal Basu of CPI(M) in 1971.[8] Vishnu Gopal Basu of CPI(M) defeated Sushil Kumar Paul of Congress in 1969.[7] S.K.Roy of Congress defeated P.Dasguta of CPI(M) in 1967.[6] Sunil Kumar Dasgupta of Congress won in 1962[5] defeating Mohit Kumar Moitra of CPI(M). Deben Sen of PSP won in 1957[4] defeating Biswanath Roy of Congress. Biswanath Roy of Congress won in independent India’s first general election in 1951 defeating Jyotirmoy Sharma of CPI.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  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 15 November 2010.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 163. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 129. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 122. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 135. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 128. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 128. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 128. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  17. ^ "140 - Cossipur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.