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Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
Type  Open
State  West Bengal
Constituency No  143
Lok Sabha constituency  Diamond Harbour
Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 143 Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:Diamond Harbour municipality, Basuldanga, Bolsiddhi Kali Nagar, Derak, Harindanga, Kanpur Dhanaberia, Mashat and Parulia gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour I CD Block, and Kamarpol, Khordo, Mathur, Nurpur, Patra and Sarisa gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II CD Block.

Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).


Dipak Kumar Halder of Trinamool Congress won the Diamond Harbour seat in 2011 defeating his nearest rival Subhra Sau of CPI(M).

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


In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Rishi Halder of CPI(M) won the 119 Diamond Harbour assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subhashis Chakraborty of Trinamool Congress and Amjad Ali Sardar of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sheikh Daulat Ali of Congress defeated Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) in 1996. Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) defeated Nazrul Islam Molla of Congress in 1991,Monoranjan Kayal of Congress in 1987, Dibakar Ghosh of Congress in 1982, and Sankari Prasad Mondal of Janata Party in 1977.


Daulat Ali Sheikh of Congress won in 1972.Abdul Quiyom Molla of CPI(M) won in 1971,1969and 1967.Jagadish Chandra Halder of Congress won in 1962.Ramanuj Haldar of PSP won in 1957.Charu Chandra Bhandari of KMPP won in independent India’s first election in 1951.


Diamond Harbour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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