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Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Saptagram
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Saptagram is located in West Bengal
Saptagram
Saptagram
Location in West Bengal
Saptagram is located in India
Saptagram
Saptagram
Saptagram (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)

Saptagram (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.

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[2]

Election results

2016

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Saptagram[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Tapan Dasgupta 88453 51.51
INC Dilip Nath 65453 39.87
CPI(ML) Liberation Sadhan Mal 3,612 2.26
BJP Sushant Sengupta 13,559 12.23
ABHM Priyatosh Majumdar 1,866
JDP Meghnath Tudu 1,040
Turnout 159,787 85.65
Trinamool Congress win (new seat)

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together 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


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.

See also

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