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Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency

আদি সপ্তগ্ৰাম

Adi Saptagram
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Saptagram
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency is located in West Bengal
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Location in West Bengal
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency is located in India
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Saptagram, Formerly known as Bansberia Vidhan Sabha Constituency (India)
Coordinates: 22°58′00″N 88°23′00″E / 22.96667°N 88.38333°E / 22.96667; 88.38333
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHooghly
Constituency No.193
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency28. Hooghly
Electorate (year)186,561 (2011)
Government
Area code(s)033

Saptagram, formerly known as Bansberia Assembly Constituency (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: সপ্তগ্রাম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Committee Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011 and a new constituency comes into being at Saptagram. 187 Bansberia Assembly Constituency changed to 193 Saptagram Assembly Constituency

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 193 Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bansberia Municipality, Aknna, Amnan, Goswami Malipara, Harit and Mahanad gram panchayats of Polba Dadpur community development block, and Mogra II and Saptagram gram panchayats of Chinsurah Mogra community development block.[1]

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Saptagram Tapan Dasgupta All India Trinamool Congress
2016 Saptagram Tapan Dasgupta All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results

2016

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Saptagram[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Tapan Dasgupta 88208 48.93%
INC Dilip Nath 69641 38.63%
CPI (ML) Liberation Sajal Adhikari 1,536 0.85%
BJP Sushant Sengupta 16494 9.15%
JDP Kashinath Murmu 1,509 0.84%
Turnout 1,80,394 83%
Majority 18,567 10.30%
AITC win (new seat)

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken in 2006 in the now defunct Bansberia constituency.


e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


See also

  • Saptagram – once a major port, the chief city and sometimes capital of southern Bengal, in ancient and medieval times

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2016". Saptagram. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2016.