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Sealdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Sealdah
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sealdah is located in Kolkata
Sealdah
Sealdah
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°34′05″N 88°22′19″E / 22.56806°N 88.37194°E / 22.56806; 88.37194
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Year established1951
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyCalcutta North East
Calcutta North

Sealdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Sealdah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Muchipara Sankar Prasad Mitra Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Jatin Chakraborty Independent[4]
1962 Pratap Chandra Chunder Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Sealdah Pratap Chandra Chunder Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Jatin Chakraborty Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
1971 Binoy Banerjee Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Binoy Banerjee Janata Party[10]
1982 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[15]
2006 Somendra Nath Mitra Indian National Congress[16]
2009 Bye-election Sikha Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Results

2009 Bye-election

A bye-election was held on 18 August 2009 following the resignation of the sitting MLA, Somen Mitra who was elected as MP In Parliament from Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).Sikha Mitra of Trinamool Congress Defeated Prabir Deb of CPI.

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2009: Sealdah constituency[citation needed]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Sikha Mitra 23,324
CPI Prabir Deb 7,297
Turnout 39,650 27.69 -6.7
Swing to AITC from INC Swing +21.27

2006

In the 2006 elections, Somendra Nath Mitra of INC defeated his nearest rival Prabir Deb of CPI

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Sealdah constituency[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Somendra Nath Mitra 23,011
CPI Prabir Deb 10,252
AITC Dulaleswar Roy 5,091
Independent Tarun Kumar Kar 267
Independent Dayanand Prasad 219
Independent Swaraj Ranjan Bhattacharyya 215
Independent Pradyut Kumar Ghosh 159
Independent Dilip Tripathi 99
Turnout 393,13 69.90
INC hold Swing

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress+BJP vote percentages taken together in 2006.

1977-2009

In the 2009 by-election, necessitated by the election of sitting MLA, Somendra Nath Mitra, to the Parliament from the Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency), Shikha Mitra of Trinamool Congress won the Sealdah assembly seat. In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1987 and 1982 state assembly elections Somendra Nath Mitra of Congress won the 156 Sealdah assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Prabir Deb of CPI in 2006, Chanchal Ghosh of CPI in 2001, Arun Prakash Chatterjee of CPI in 1996, Ila Mitra of CPI in 1991, Nanda Gopal Bhattacharjee of CPI in 1987 and 1982. Binoy Banerjee of Janata Party had won the seat in 1977 defeating Amar Prasad Chakraborty of Forward Bloc.[19][20]

1967-1972

Somendranath Mitra of Congress won in 1972. Benoy Banerjee of Congress won in 1971. Jatin Chakraborty of RSP won in 1969. Pratap Chandra Chunder of Congress won in 1967. Prior to that the Seadah seat was not there. There was a seat at Muchipara.[21]

1951-1962 Muchipara

Pratap Chandra Chunder of Congress won in 1962. Jatin Chakraborty, Independent, won in 1957. Sankar Prasad Mitra of Congress won the Muchipara seat in independent India’s first election in 1951.[21]

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 186. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 141. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 129. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  9. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 133. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  10. ^ "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  11. ^ "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  12. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  13. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  14. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  15. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  16. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 145. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
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  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2006". Jadavpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  19. ^ "Sealdah, Bowbazar by-polls Trinamool Congress...!!!". Press Release Point. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  20. ^ "156 - Sealdah Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  21. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)