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English Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

English Bazar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
English Bazar is located in West Bengal
English Bazar
English Bazar
Location in West Bengal
English Bazar is located in India
English Bazar
English Bazar
English Bazar (India)
Coordinates: 25°0′N 88°09′E / 25.000°N 88.150°E / 25.000; 88.150
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictMaldah
Constituency No51
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency8. Maldaha Dakshin
Electorate (year)(2016)
Government
 • CurrentMLANihar Ranjan Ghosh (IND)
Area code(s)03512
Website[wbassembly.gov.in]

English Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Maldah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 51 English Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers English Bazar Municipality and Amriti, Binodpur Gram Panchayat, Jadupur I, Jadupur II, Kajigram, Kotwali and Mahadipur gram panchayats of English Bazar community development block,[1]

English Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Malda (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 English Bazar Santi Gopal Sen Indian National Congress[2]
1962 Santi Gopal Sen Indian National Congress[3]
1967 Santi Gopal Sen Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Bimal Kanti Das Communist Party of India[5]
1971 Bimal Kanti Das Communist Party of India[6]
1972 Bimal Kanti Das Communist Party of India[7]
1977 Sailen Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Sailen Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Sailen Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Prabhat Acharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Goutam Chakraborty Indian National Congress[12]
2001 Samar Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2006 Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury Indian National Congress[14]
2011 Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury Indian National Congress[15]
2013 bye election Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury All India Trinamool Congress [16]
2016 Nihar Ranjan Ghosh Independent [17]

Election results

2016

In the 2016 election, Nihar Ranjan Ghosh of Left Front-Congress Supported Independent defeated his nearest rival Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: English Bazar constituency[15][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Nihar Ranjan Ghosh 107,183 52.80
AITC Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury 67,456 33.30
BJP Suman Banerjee 23,171 11.4
Independent Nihar Ghosh 2,293
BSP Nitish Kumar Mandal 1,393
SP Shyam Kumar Sharma 878
HAM Sadhan Chatterjee 528
Majority 39,727 19.6
Turnout 2,02,902 (84.7%)
CPI (M) gain from AITC Swing

.# Swing based on LF+Congress vote percentages taken together in 2016.

2013 bye election

The 2013 by-election was necessitated by the switch-over of sitting Congress MLA Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury to Trinamool Congress.[16]

West Bengal legislative assembly bye election, 2013: English Bazar constituency[16][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury 70,791 39.33 +39.33
CPI (M) Koushik Mishra (Saheb) 50,339 27.96 -11.19
INC Narendra Nath Tiwari 45,271 25.15 -26.64
BJP Sanjit Misra 9,442 5.24 -0.62
Independent Satish Rajbanshi 2,851 1.58
Independent Md. Anisur Rahaman 1,296
Turnout 179,990
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury of Congress defeated his nearest rival Samarananda Roy of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: English Bazar constituency[15][20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury 89,421 51.79 +0.48#
CPI (M) Samarananda Roy 67,592 39.15 -6.49
BJP Gobinda Chandra Mandal 10,116 5.86
Independent Satish Rajbanshi 2,527
Independent Uma Das 1,535
BSP Nitish Kumar Mandal 147
Turnout 172,662 82.93
INC hold Swing +6.97#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006

In the 2006[14] state assembly elections, Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury of Congress won the English Bazar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Samar Roy of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Samar Roy of CPI(M) defeated Goutam Chakraborty of Congress in 2001.[13] Goutam Chakraborty of Congress defeated Ashok Bhattacharya of CPI(M) in 1996.[12] Prabhat Acharya of CPI(M) defeated Pradip Kar of Congress in 1991.[11] Sailen Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Kundu of Congress in 1987,[10] Swapan Mitra of Congress in 1982[9] and Hari Prasanna Mitra of Janata Party in 1977.[8][21]

1957–1972

Bimal Kanti Das of CPI won in 1972,[7] 1971[6] and 1969.[5] Santi Gopal Sen of Congress won in 1967,[4] 1962[3] and 1957.[2] Prior to that the English Bazar seat was not there.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  15. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  16. ^ a b c "Congress retains Rejinagar seat, loses Nalhati". PTI, 28 February 2013. moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  17. ^ "TMC pulling out all stops to win Englishbazar, its lone hope in Malda". www.catchnews.com. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". English Bazar. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
  19. ^ "Form 21E Return of Elections" (PDF). 51 English Bazar Assembly Constituency. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  20. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". English Bazar. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
  21. ^ "46 - Englishbazar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.