Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||24. Kolkata Uttar|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 167 Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 31 and 32 of Kolkata municipal corporation.
Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency). Prior to the 2009 Indian general election it was part of Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency).
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Maniktala||Ranendra Nath Sen||Communist Party of India|
|1957||Ranendra Nath Sen||Communist Party of India|
|Sukeas Street||Suhrid Mallick Chowdhury||Communist Party of India|
|1962||Maniktala||Ila Mitra||Communist Party of India|
|Sukeas Street||Keshab Chandra Basu||Indian National Congress|
|1967||Maniktala||Ila Mitra||Communist Party of India|
|1969||Ila Mitra||Communist Party of India|
|1971||Anila Debi||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Ila Mitra||Communist Party of India|
|1977||Suhrid Mullick Chowdhury||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Shyamal Chakraborty||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Shyamal Chakraborty||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Shyamal Chakraborty||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Paresh Paul||Indian National Congress|
|2001||Paresh Paul||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2006||Rupa Bagchi||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Sadhan Pandey||All India Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 elections, Sadhan Pande of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Rupa Bagchi of CPI(M).
|CPI (M)||Rupa Bagchi||52,489||35.4||-12.43|
|Independent||Ajit Kumar Mishra||991|
|Independent||Keshaw Prasad Pasi||430|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||6|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10
|CPI (M)||Rupa Bagchi||53,908||47.80|
|Independent||Pramathes Basu Mallick||1,074|
|BSP||Pran Ranjan Barua||790|
|CPI (M) gain from AITC||Swing|
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Rupa Bagchi of CPI(M) won the Manicktola assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Paresh Paul of Trinamool Congress. Paresh Paul of Trinamool Congress defeated Shyamal Chakraborty of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996. Shyamal Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Paresh Paul of Congress in 1991, Bimalendu Roy of Congress in 1987, and Dulaleswar Roy of Congress in 1982. Suhrid Mullick Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Das Gupta of Janata Party in 1977.
Ila Mitra of CPI won in 1972. Anila Debi of CPI(M) won in 1971. Ila Mitra of CPI won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. Ranendranath Sen of CPI won in 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.