Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Alipore
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Alipore is located in Kolkata
Alipore
Alipore
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°31′29″N 88°19′52″E / 22.5248°N 88.3312°E / 22.5248; 88.3312Coordinates: 22°31′29″N 88°19′52″E / 22.5248°N 88.3312°E / 22.5248; 88.3312
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKolkata
Year established1951
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyKolkata Dakshin

Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Alipore (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Kolkata Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency),[2]

Around half of the electorate of the constituency were slum dwellers.[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Alipore Satyendra Kumar Basu Indian National Congress[4]
1957 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[5]
1962 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[6]
1967 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India[7]
1969 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India[8]
1971 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress[9]
1972 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress[10]
1977 Ashoke Kumar Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1982 Anup Kumar Chandra Indian National Congress[12]
1987 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[13]
1991 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[14]
1996 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress[15]
2001 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2006 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress[17]
2009 By-election Firhad Hakim All India Trinamool Congress[18]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election Member Party
1952 Satyendra Kumar Basu Indian National Congress
1957 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India
1962 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India
1967 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India
1969 Mani Sanyal Communist Party of India
1971 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress
1972 Kanailal Sarkar Indian National Congress
1977 Ashoke Kumar Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1982 Anup Kumar Chandra Indian National Congress
1987 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress
1991 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress
1996 Saugata Roy Indian National Congress
2001 Tapas Paul All India Trinamool Congress
2006 Tapas Paul
Bye Election 2009 Firhad Hakim All India Trinamool Congress

Election results[edit]

2009 Bye-election[edit]

A bye-election was held on 10 November 2009 following the resignation of the sitting MLA, Tapas Paul who was elected as MP In Parliament from Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).Firhad Hakim of Trinamool Congress Defeated Kaustav Chatterjee of CPIM.

West Bengal state assembly bye election, 2009: Alipore constituency [18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Firhad Hakim 41,635
CPI (M) Kaustav Chatterjee 14,080
Majority 27,555
Turnout 55,745
AITC hold Swing

2006[edit]

In the 2006 election, Tapas Paul of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Biplab Chatterjee of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2006: Alipore constituency[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Tapas Paul 37,440 52.18
CPI (M) Biplab Chatterjee 26,138 36.43
INC Biswajit Deb 5,885 8.20
Independent Prasanta Kumar Maity 578 0.81
BSP Suresh Kumar Biswas 484 0.67
Independent Ajoy Kumar Das 408 0.57
Independent Ashim Saha 259 0.36
Independent Amarendra Nath Ghosh 219 0.31
Independent Murari Mohan Ghosh 187 0.26
Independent Deb Kumar Das 148 0.21
Majority 11,302
Turnout 71,746 60.27
AITC hold Swing +12.98

1977-2009[edit]

In the 2009 by-election, Firhad Hakim (Bobby) of Trinamool Congress won the 148 Alipore assembly seat.[18] The by-election was necessitated by the election of sitting MLA, Tapas Paul, to the Lok Sabha from the Krishnanagar (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] In 2006[17] and 2001[16] elections to the state assembly, Tapas Paul of Trinamool Congress won the seat defeating his nearest rivals Biplab Chatterjee and Mira Bhowmick respectively, both of CPI(M). Saugata Roy of Congress defeated Rathindranath Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) in 1996,[15] Tarhin Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) in 1991,[14] and Ashoke Bose of CPI(M) in 1987.[13] Anup Kumar Chandra of Congress defeated Ashok Kumar Bose of CPI(M) in 1982.[12] Ashoke Kumar Bose of CPI(M) defeated Salai Baran Chatterjee of Janata Party in 1977.[11][20]

1951-1972[edit]

Kanailal Sarkar of Congress won in 1972[10] and 1971.[9] Mani Sanyal of CPI won in 1969[8] and 1967.[7] Somnath Lahiri of CPI won in 1962[6] and 1957.[5] In independent India’s first election in 1951, Satendra Kumar Basu of Congress won the Alipur seat.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 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.
  3. ^ a b "Alipore: Health is wealth for Trinamool man". The Indian Express, 6 November 2006. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  17. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  18. ^ a b c "Results of bye – elections to the 31 (thirty one) Assembly Constituencies and 1(one) Lok Sabha Constituency" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2006". Tollyganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 30 April 2006.
  20. ^ "148 - Alipore Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010.

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