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Jalangi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jalangi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jalangi is located in West Bengal
Jalangi
Jalangi
Location in West Bengal
Jalangi is located in India
Jalangi
Jalangi
Jalangi (India)
Coordinates: 24°08′N 88°43′E / 24.133°N 88.717°E / 24.133; 88.717
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 76
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 11. Murshidabad
Electorate (year) 192,711 (2011)

Jalangi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 76 Jalangi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Jalangi community development block, and Katlamari I, Katlamari II, Rajapur and Raninagar II gram panchayats of Raninagar II community development block.[1]

Jalangi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Jalangi A.M.A. Zaman Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Golam Soleman Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Abdul Bari Moktar Independent[4]
1967 Azizur Rahman Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Azizur Rahman Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Bharatiya Jana Sangh[7]
1972 Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Bharatiya Jana Sangh[8]
1977 Atahar Rahman Communist Party of India (Marxist) [9]
1982 Atahar Rahman Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Atahar Rahman Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Unus Ali Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Unus Ali Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Unus Ali Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Unus Ali Sarkar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Abdur Razzak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2016 Abdur Razzak Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Abdur Razzak of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Idris Ali of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jalangi constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Abdur Razzak 85,144 49.55 -1.61
Trinamool Congress Idris Ali 47,283 27.52 -18.72#
Independent Samsuzzoha Biswas 25,834 15.03
BJP Naba Kumar Sarkar 7,796 4.54
MLKSC Abdul Haque Mondal 1,639
Independent Hashim Biswas 1,616
BSP Manindranath Sarkar 1,119
JD(U) Sirajul Shah 889
Amra Bangalee Jogesh Chandra Sarkar 514
Turnout 171,834 89.1
CPI(M) hold Swing +17.11#

Samsuzzoha Biswas, contesting as an independent candidate, was a rebel Congress candidate supported by the Baharampur MP, Adhir Chowdhury.[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, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections Unus Ali Sarkar of CPI(M) won the Jalangi assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subrata Saha of Congress in 2006[15] and 2001,[14] Samsuzzoha Biswas of Congress in 1996,[13] and Ranjit Haldar of Congress in 1991.[12] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Atahar Rahman of CPI(M) defeated Abdul Bari Biswas of Congress in 1987,[11] Azizur Rahman of ICS in 1982,[10] and Ranjit Kumar Haldar, Independent in 1977.[9][19]

1951–1972

Prafulla Kumar Sarkar of Bharatiya Jana Sangh won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Azizur Rahman of Congress won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Abdul Bari Moktar, Independent, won in 1962.[4] Golam Soleman of Congress won in 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951, A.M.A.Zaman of Congress won the Jalangi seat.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "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". Jalangi. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
  18. ^ "Adhir beside rebel, not Pranab". The Telegraph, 13 April 2006. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  19. ^ "59 - Jalangi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.