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Raninagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Raninagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raninagar is located in West Bengal
Raninagar
Raninagar
Location in West Bengal
Raninagar is located in India
Raninagar
Raninagar
Raninagar (India)
Coordinates: 24°14′21″N 88°30′30″E / 24.23917°N 88.50833°E / 24.23917; 88.50833
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictMurshidabad
Constituency No63
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency11. Murshidabad
Electorate (year)186,493 (2011)

Raninagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The Raninagar assembly seat existed for a short period in 1957 and 1962. It was revived in 2011.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 63 Raninagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Raninagar I community development block, Kalinagar I, Kalinagar II, Malibari I, Malibari II and Raninagar I gram panchayats of Raninagar II community development block and Dhulauri gram panchayat of Domkal community development block.[1]

Raninagar (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
1957 Raninagar Syed Badruddin Independent[2]
1962 Syed Badruddin Independent[3]
2011 Firoza Begam Indian National Congress[4]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Firoza Begum of Congress defeated her nearest rival Maksuda Begum of Forward Bloc.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raninagar constituency[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Firoza Begam 76,092 46.45
Forward Bloc Maksuda Begum 75,003 45.79
BJP Dinesh Mondal 3,151 1.92
IPFB Tapan Kumar Hore 2,946
SUCI Abdul Aktar Sarkar 2,262
MLKSC Md. Rejaul Haque 1,693
Independent Nur Mohammed 1,495
Independent Jalauddin Mondal 1,169
Turnout 163,811 87.84
INC win (new seat)
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)


1957–1962

The Raninagar assembly seat existed for a short period in 1957[2] and 1962.[3] Syed Badruddin, Independent, won in both the years.

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, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raninagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.