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Vidyasagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidyasagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Vidyasagar is located in Kolkata
Vidyasagar
Vidyasagar
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°34′52″N 88°22′23″E / 22.58111°N 88.37306°E / 22.58111; 88.37306
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Year established1951
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyCalcutta North East
Calcutta North

Vidyasagar (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, Vidyasagar (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 Vidyasagar Narayan Chandra Roy Independent[3]
1957 Narayan Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[4]
1962 Narayan Chandra Roy Communist Party of India[5]
1967 Narayan Chandra Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Samar Kumar Rudra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Md. Shamsuzzoha Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Md. Shamsuzzoha Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Samar Kumar Rudra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Lakshmi Kanta Dey Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Lakshmi Kanta Dey Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Lakshmi Kanta Dey Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Tapas Roy Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Lakshmi Kanta Dey Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2003 by-election Anadi Kumar Sahu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2006 Anadi Kumar Sahu Communist Party of India (Marxist)[17]

Results

2006

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Vidyasagar [18][19][20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Anadi Kumar Sahoo 28,992 49.70
INC Priyal Chowdhury 14,416 24.70
AITC Debabrata Biswas 13,490 23.10
Independent Suresh Das 558 1.0
Independent Ajit Ghosh 203 0.4
Independent Sanjib Pandit 161 0.3
Independent Sajan Biswas 150 0.3
Independent Ajoy Kumar Biswas 128 0.2
Independent Samir Sahrma 126 0.2
Independent Kanailal Sharma 119 0.2
Majority 14,576 (25.0)
Turnout 58,347 (59.6%)
CPI (M) hold Swing 10.65#

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

1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[17] Anadi Kumar Sahu of CPI(M) won the 157 Vidyasagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Pryal Chaudhury of Congress. Lakshmi Kanta Dey of CPI(M) defeated Mahua Mondal of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[15] Tapas Roy of Congress defeated Abir Lal Mukherjee of CPI(M) in 1996.[14] Lakshmi Kanta Dey of CPI(M) defeated Tapas Roy of Congress in 1991,[13] Samir Chakraborty of Congress in 1987,[12] and Biren Mahanti of Congress in 1982.[11] Samar Kumar Rudra of CPI(M) defeated Tapan Kumar Sikdar of Janata Party in 1977.[10][21]

1951-1972

Md. Shamsuzzoha of Congress won in 1972[9] and 1971[8] defeating Samar Kumar Rudra of CPI(M) in both the years. Samar Kumar Rudra of CPI(M) won in 1969[7] defeating Mrinal Kanti Rudra of Congress. Narayan Chandra Roy representing CPI(M) won in 1967[6] defeating D.L.Dutt of Congress. Narayan Chandra Roy representing CPI won in 1962[5] defeating B.Halder of Congress and 1957[4] defeating Shankar Prasad Mitra of Congress. In independent India’s first election Narayan Chandra Roy, contesting as an Independent candidate won the Vidyasagar assembly seat defeating Nalin Chandra Pal of Congress.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 176. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 129. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 127. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 146. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 146. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 144. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 144. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  16. ^ "AC By Election: Vidyasagar 2003". AC No 163. India Votes. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 154. Election Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  18. ^ "Panskura Purba". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panskura Purba. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  20. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Panskura Purba. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  21. ^ "157 - Vidyasagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.