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Behala Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Behala Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Behala Paschim is located in Kolkata
Behala Paschim
Behala Paschim
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°29′53″N 88°18′39″E / 22.4981°N 88.3108°E / 22.4981; 88.3108Coordinates: 22°29′53″N 88°18′39″E / 22.4981°N 88.3108°E / 22.4981; 88.3108
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Constituency No154
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electorate (year)259,713 (2011)

Contents

OverviewEdit

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 154 Behala Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: 118, 119, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131 and 132 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Behala Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Behala West was earlier part of Jadavpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Behala Biren Roy All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar)[3]
1957 Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[4]
1962 Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India[5]
1967 Behala West Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1969 Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1971 Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1972 Biswanath Chakraborty Communist Party of India[9]
1977 Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1982 Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1987 Rabin Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1991 Nirmal Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
1996 Nirmal Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2001 Partha Chatterjee West Bengal Trinamool Congress [15]
2006 Partha Chatterjee All India Trinamool Congress[16]
Major boundary changes; constituency renamed as Behala Paschim
2011 Behala Paschim Partha Chatterjee All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election resultsEdit

2016Edit

In the 2016 elections, Partha Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Kaustav Chatterjee of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Behala Paschim constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Partha Chatterjee 102,114 46.90 -16.06
CPI (M) Kaustav Chatterjee 93,218 42.80 +8.90
BJP Harikrishna Dutta 17,962 8.20 +6.11
SUCI(C) Mrityunjoy Roy 1,494 0.70 N/A
BSP Pushpa Dhali 1,040 0.50 N/A
Independent Tapan Debnath 920 0.40 N/A
Independent Vijay Kumar Singh 744 0.30 N/A
Independent Bipul Kumar Das 450 0.20 N/A
Majority 8,896 4.1 -24.96
Turnout 2,17,942 76.30 -1.90
AITC hold Swing

.# Swing calculated on LF+Congress vote percentages taken together in 2016.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26  19
Indian National Congress 0  2
SUCI(C) 1  1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3  15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1  2

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


2011Edit

In the 2011 elections, Partha Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Anupam Deb Sarkar of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Behala Paschim constituency[17][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Partha Chatterjee 127,870 62.96 10.57#
CPI (M) Anupam Debsarkar 68,849 33.90 -11.54
BJP Amalendu Roy Chowdhary 4,248 2.09
Independent Jayanta Datta 2,140
Majority 59,021 29.1
Turnout 203,107 78.2
AITC hold Swing 22.11#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26  19
Indian National Congress 0  2
SUCI(C) 1  1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3  15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1  2

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


2006Edit

In the 2006 elections, Partha Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Niranjan Mukherjee of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Behala Paschim constituency[17][20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Partha Chatterjee 82,259 48.80
CPI (M) Niranjan Mukherjee 76,532 45.40
INC Anjali Mukherjee 5,979 3.60
Independent Samir Kumar Halder 1,062 0.60
Independent Tuhin Sarkar 999 0.60
Independent Ashoke Kumar Halder 957 0.60
Independent Nirmal Mukherjee 648 0.40
Majority 5,727 3.4
Turnout 168,504 74.7
AITC hold Swing

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

1977-2006Edit

In the 2006 and 2001 Partha Chatterjee of Trinamool Congress won the Behala West assembly constituency defeating his nearest rivals Niranjan Mukherjee of CPI(M) in 2006[16]and Nirmal Mukherjee of CPI(M) in 2001.[15]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nirmal Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Kumud Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996,[14]and Lakshmi Kanta Basu of Congress in 1991.[13]Rabin Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Lakshmi Kanta Basu of Congress in 1987,[12]Aruna Ghosh Dastidar of Congress in 1982[11]and Subodh Chandra Das of Congress in 1977.[10][21]

1951-1972Edit

Biswanath Chakraborty of CPI won in 1972.[9]Rabin Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[8] 1969[7]and 1967.[6]Prior to that Behala was a single seat. Rabindra Nath Mukhopadhyay of CPI won the Behala seat in 1962[5]and 1957.[4] In independent India’s first election in 1951,[3] Biren Roy of Forward Bloc (RG) won the Behala seat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 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. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
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  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  17. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Behala Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Behala Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  20. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Behala Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  21. ^ "113 - Behala West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.