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Magrahat Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Magrahat Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Magrahat Purba is located in West Bengal
Magrahat Purba
Magrahat Purba
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 141
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 169,148 (2011)

Magrahat Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Magrahat East) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 141 Magrahat Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Magrahat II community development block.[1]

Magrahat Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Earlier it was part of Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Magrahat Abdul Hashem Indian National Congress[3]
Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Abdul Hashem Indian National Congress[4]
Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Magrahat East Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar Indian National Congress[5]
1967 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Manoranjan Haldar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Radhika Ranjan Pramanik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Nirmal Sinha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Nirmal Sinha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Bansari Mohan Kanji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2006 Bansari Mohan Kanji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2011 Magrahat Purba Namita Saha All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results

2011

Namita Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Chandan Saha of CPI(M).
West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Magrahat Purba (SC) constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Namita Saha 75,217 50.30 +2.68#
CPI(M) Chandan Saha 66,414 44.41 -5.87#
BJP Ratan Kumar Sardar 4,476
People’s Democratic Conference of India Taranga Mondal 2,621
Independent Swapan Mandal 1,419
Independent Namita Mistri 640
Indian Justice Party Alok Kumar Haldar 610
Turnout 149,542 84.24
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 8.55#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, for the Magrahat East constituency in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See for details)


1977-2006 Magrahat East

In the 2006[16]and 2001[15]state assembly elections, Bansari Mohan Kanji of CPI(M) won the 121 Magrahat East (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Namita Saha of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nirmal Sinha of CPI(M) defeated Namita Saha representing Congress in 1996[14]and 1991.[13] Radhika Ranjan Pramanik of CPI(M) defeated Manoranjan Haldar of Congress in 1987,[12] Nirmal Kanti Mondal of Congress in 1982[11] and Manoranjan Haldar of Congress in 1977.[10][19]

1962-1972 Magrahat East

Manoranjan Halder of Congress won in 1972.[9]Radhika Ranjan Pramanick of CPI(M) won in 1971,[8] 1969[7]and 1967.[6]Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar of Congress won in 1962.[5]

1951-1957 Magrahat

Magrahat was a joint seat in 1957[4]and 1951.[3]In both the elections Abdul Hashem and Ardhendu Sekhar Naskar, both of Congress, won the Magrahat seat.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Magrahat Purba. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "121 - Magrahat East (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
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