Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bhabanipur Vidhan Sabha constituency, also spelt Bhawanipur or Bhowanipore, is an assembly constituency in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bhabanipur
Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Interactive Map Outlining Bhabanipur Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Bhabanipur is located in Kolkata
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in Kolkata
Bhabanipur is located in West Bengal
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in West Bengal
Bhabanipur is located in India
Bhabanipur
Bhabanipur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 88°20′35″E / 22.53000°N 88.34306°E / 22.53000; 88.34306Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 88°20′35″E / 22.53000°N 88.34306°E / 22.53000; 88.34306
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Constituency No159
Lok Sabha constituency23. Kolkata Dakshin
Electoral systemFirst past the post
Government
 • Incumbent MLAMamata Banerjee
 • Political Party AITC  

OverviewEdit

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 159 Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 63, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77 and 82 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Bhabanipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 23 Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

Election Name Party
1952 Mira Dutta Gupta Indian National Congress[2][3]
1957 Siddhartha Shankar Ray
1962 Independent[4]
1967 Beva Mitra Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Sadhan Gupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1971 Rathin Talukdar Indian National Congress[7][8]
1972
Constituency did not exist
2011 Subrata Bakshi All India Trinamool Congress
2011 By-election Mamata Banerjee
2016
2021 Sovandeb Chattopadhyay
2021 By-election Mamata Banerjee

Election resultsEdit

2021 By-ElectionEdit

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly by-election: Bhabanipur[9][10][11][12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Mamata Banerjee 85,263 71.90 +14.19
BJP Priyanka Tibrewal 26,428 22.29 -12.87
CPI (M) Shrijeeb Biswas 4,226 3.56
NOTA None of the Above 1,453 1.23
Majority 58,835 49.61
Turnout 1,18,614 57.43
AITC hold Swing +14.19

2021Edit

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sovandeb Chatterjee 73,505 57.71 +10.04
BJP Rudranil Ghosh 44,786 35.16 +16.03
Indian National Congress Md. Shadab Khan 5,211 4.09 -25.17
NOTA None of the Above 1,570 1.23 -0.56
BSP Anita Rajwar 564 0.44 +0.17
Majority 28,719 22.55
Turnout 1,27,536 61.79
AITC hold Swing +10.04

2016Edit

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Mamata Banerjee 65,520 47.67 -29.79
Indian National Congress Deepa Dasmunshi 40,219 29.26 New
BJP Chandra Kumar Bose 26,299 19.13 New
NOTA None of the Above 2,461 1.79 New
BSP Nirmal Kanti Samaddar[14] 669 0.27
Majority 25,301 18.41 -38.62
Turnout 1,37,475 66.83 +22.11
AITC hold Swing -29.79

Bye-election, 2011Edit

The bypoll to the Bhowanipore seat was necessitated after sitting MLA of Trinamool Congress Subrata Bakshi resigned to make way for the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to contest. She had not contested the state assembly elections earlier. She had to become a member of the state assembly within six months of her assuming office as Chief Minister as per the rules of the Constitution of India.[15]

Bye-election, 2011: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Mamata Banerjee 73,635 77.46 +12.69
CPI (M) Nandini Mukherjee 19,422 20.43 -7.55
Independent S. K. Dhadra 809 0.85
Majority 54,213 57.03 +20.24
Turnout 95,064 44.73 -19.04
AITC hold Swing +12.69

2011Edit

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Bhabanipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Subrata Bakshi 87,903 64.77
CPI (M) Narayan Prasad Jain 37,967 27.98
BJP Ram Chandra Jaiswal 5,078 3.74
BSP Dulal Mistri 1,050 0.77
Majority 49,936 36.79
Turnout 1,35,741 63.78
AITC win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. 179. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 146. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 115. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No 137. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  9. ^ "আজ ভোট মমতার | নির্বাচন জঙ্গিপুর ও সামশেরগঞ্জেও". Bartaman (in Bengali). 30 September 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  10. ^ "Election Commission of India". results.eci.gov.in. Archived from the original on 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  11. ^ "Election Commission of India". results.eci.gov.in. Archived from the original on 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  12. ^ "Election Commission of India". results.eci.gov.in. Archived from the original on 3 October 2021. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  13. ^ "Form 20 - 159 Bhabanipur AC" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal. Retrieved 13 November 2021.
  14. ^ "Life's all about running alone: BSP candidate". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  15. ^ "Mamata Banerjee wins assembly bypoll". PTI, 28 September 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.