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Rajnagar, Birbhum (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Rajnagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBirbhum
Year established1957
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyBirbhum

Rajnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat was reserved for scheduled castes.

As per order of the Delimitation Commission issued in 2006 Rajnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

Rajnagar is a community development block

Election results

1977–2006

Bijoy Bagdi of the Forward Bloc won the 287 Rajnagar assembly (SC) seat from 1987 to 2006, defeating Sheuli Saha of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Ashima Dhibar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Asesh Mondal of Congress in 1996, Panchanan Badyakar of BJP in 1991, and Anil Bouri of Congress in 1986. Siddheswar Mondal of Forward Bloc defeated Subhendu Modal of Congress in 1982 and Jiten Kumar Mondal in 1977.[2]

1957–1972

Dwija Pada Saha of Congress won in 1972. Nanda Bauri of CPI(M) won in 1971. Siddheswar Mondal of Forward Bloc won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. In 1957 Rajnagar was a joint seat. It was won by Nishapati Majhi and Khagendranath Bandopadhyay, both of Congress. The Rajnagar seat did not exist in 1951.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-13. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  2. ^ "287 – Rajnagar (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  3. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2010-10-01.