Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Jadavpur Vidhan Sabha Constituency
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||22. Jadavpur|
|Electorate (year)||273,803 (2016)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 150 Jadavpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 96, 99, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 109 and 110 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.
The ex-Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee of the CPI(M) won from this seat 5 times in 1987, 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006. In the 2011 Assembly Elections, he contested again from this seat while being the Chief Minister of the state, but lost to Manish Gupta of the TMC, by a margin of more than sixteen thousand votes. Manish Gupta served as the Minister for Development and Planning, and later, as the Minister for Power in the newly formed TMC government. However, in 2016, Manish Gupta lost the elections despite his popular image, to Dr. Sujan Chakraborty of the CPI(M) by a margin of more than fourteen thousand votes. Dr. Sujan Chakraborty is the incumbent MLA.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1967||Jadavpur||Bikesh Chandra Guha||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1969||Bikesh Chandra Guha||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1971||Dinesh Chandra Majumdar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Dinesh Chandra Majumdar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1977||Dinesh Chandra Majumdar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Sankar Gupta||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|By-Election,1983||Ashok Mitra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Manish Gupta||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2016||Sujan Chakraborty||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
In the 2016 elections, Dr. Sujan Chakraborty of the CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival, Minister for Power in the Government of West Bengal, Manish Gupta of the Trinamool Congress.
|CPI (M)||Dr. Sujan Chakraborty||98,977||46.00%||+3.71|
|BJP||Dr. Mohit Kumar Ray||13,922||6.82%||+5.41|
|BSP||Subhas Chandra Naskar||803||0.39%|
|SUCI(C)||Shyamal Guha Majumdar||612||0.29%|
|Independent||Sankar Prasad Das||367||0.18%|
|NOTA||None of the above||4,093||2.00%||+2.00|
|CPI (M) gain from AITC||Swing||15.87|
In the 2011 elections, Manish Gupta of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Buddhadeb Bhattcharya of CPI(M).
|CPI (M)||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||87,288||44.76||-16.49|
|BSP||Rabindra Nath Choudhury||693|
|Independent||Tapan Kumar Das||158|
|Rashtriya Janasachetan Party||Swapan Kumar Mandal||143|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||33.57#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8[a]
|CPI (M)||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||127,837||61.30|
|AITC||Dipak Kumar Ghosh||69,709||33.70|
|INC||Prof. Omprakash Mishra||7,986||2.03|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing|
.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress+BJP vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|CPI (M)||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||110,011||54.60||+16.08#|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2001.
|CPI (M)||Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee||108,549||55.58||+16.08#|
|INC||Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar||72,364||37.05||-16.49|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing|
In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee of CPI(M) won the Jadavpur assembly seat, defeating Dipak Kumar Ghosh of Trinamool Congress in 2006,Madhabi Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of Congress in 1996, Jyoti Prasanna Das Thakur of Congress in 1991, and Probhat Chatterjee of Congress in 1987.Sankar Gupta of CPI(M) defeated Sachin Mukherjee of Congress in 1982. Dinesh Majumdar of CPI(M) defeated Santimoy Chatterjee of Janata Party in 1977.