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Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

OverviewEdit

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 165 Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: 22, 23, 25, 27, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 and 43 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.[1]

Jorasanko (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] Prior to the 2009 Indian general election it was part of Calcutta North West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Jorasanko Amarendra Nath Basu Forward Bloc (MG)[3]
Colootola Anandi Lal Poddar Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Jorasanko Anandi Lal Poddar Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Badri Prasad Poddar Indian National Congress[5]
1967 R.K.Poddar Indian National Congress[6]
1969 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[7]
1971 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[8]
1972 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[9]
1977 Vishnu Kant Shastri Janata Party[10]
1982 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[11]
1987 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[12]
1991 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[13]
1996 Deokinandan Poddar Indian National Congress[14]
2001 Satya Narain Bajaj All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2006 Dinesh Bajaj All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2011 Smita Bakshi All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2016 Smita Bakshi All India Trinamool Congress

Election resultsEdit

2016Edit

In 2016. Smita Bakshi of AITMC was reelected for a second term, with a reduced majority. BJP candidate Rahul Sinha came second by a very small margin.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Jorasanko
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Smita Bakshi 44,766 42.85 -8.26
BJP Rahul Sinha 38,476 36.83 +21.70
RJD Avinash Kumar Agarwal [18] 15,639 14.97 N/A
BSP Uttam Mali 816 0.78 +0.31
SUCI(C) Bijnan Kumar Bera 641 0.61 N/A
Independent Uttam Acharya 618 0.59 +0.23
Independent Sunil Roy 306 0.29 N/A
JD(S) Manoj Kumar Jaiswal 300 0.28 N/A
Independent Biswabasu Mukherjee 296 0.28 +0.09
Independent Shyamal Samaddar 218 0.20 N/A
Independent Sanjeev Kumar Jain 180 0.17 N/A
NOTA None of the above 2,374 2.27 N/A
Majority 6,290 6.02 -21.76
Turnout 104,450 53.62 -2.26
AITC hold Swing -14.98

2011Edit

In the 2011 election, Smita Bakshi of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Janki Singh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jorasanko constituency[17][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Smita Bakshi 57,972 51.11 -6.32
CPI (M) Janki Singh 26,463 23.33 -15.52
BJP Meena Devi Purohit 17,161 15.13
JD(U) Md. Sohrab 8,526 7.52
Independent Manoj Kumar Jaiswal 553 0.49
BSP Arvind Singh 529 0.47
Independent Subhash Singh 474 0.42
Independent Uttam Acharya 407 0.36
Jago Party Birendra Singh 369 0.33
Independent Munni Hela 269 0.24
Independent Biswabasu Mukherji 213 0.19
SJP(R) Sunil Roy 184 0.16
Independent Kanailal Maity 162 0.14
Independent Bipin Das 141 0.12
Majority 31,509 27.78
Turnout 113,419 55.88
AITC hold Swing

Md. Sohrab, a rebel Ex-RJD Candidate and MLA From Bazabazar In 2006 contesting as an JD(U), was suspended from the party.[20]

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11  1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0  6
Forward Bloc 0  1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0  1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10


1977-2006Edit

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Dinesh Bajaj of Trinamool Congress won the Jorasanko assembly seat defeating Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc. Satya Narain Bajaj of Trinamool Congress defeated Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc in 2001. Deokinandan Poddar of Congress defeated Satish Narayan Bajaj of Forward Bloc in 1996, Sukumar Das of Forward Bloc in 1991 and 1987, and Shyam Sundar Gupta of Forward Bloc in 1982. Vishnu Kant Shastri representing Janata Party defeated Deokinandan Poddar of Congress in 1977.[21]

1951-1972Edit

Deokinandan Poddar of Congress won in 1972,[9] 1971[8] and 1969.[7] R.K.Poddar of Congress won in 1967.[6] Badri Prasad Poddar of Congress won in 1962. Anandi Lal Poddar of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951[3] Amarendra Nath Basu of Forward Bloc (MG) won the Jorasanko seat.

ColootolaEdit

In 1951 there was a seat at Colootola. Anandi Lal Poddar of Congress won it.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  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 1 November 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, Assembly Constituency No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  10. ^ "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  11. ^ "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  12. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  13. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  14. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  15. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  16. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data, AC No. Election Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  18. ^ Joint candidate of CPI(M), Congress, JD(U) and NCP
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jorasanko. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  20. ^ India, Press Trust of (4 February 2016). "Police issue notice to Md Sohrab, elder son in Red Road case". Business Standard India.
  21. ^ "143 - Jorasanko Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 November 2010.