Forward Bloc (Socialist)


Forward Bloc (Socialist)

Forward Bloc (Socialist), a break-away group from the All India Forward Bloc. FB(S) existed around 1996-1998. The party was primarily based in northern West Bengal.

In the Lok Sabha elections 1996 FB(S) had launched two candidates from West Bengal. Hiten Barman from Cooch Behar got 145 078 votes (15,56%) and Mihir Kumar Roy got 27 607 votes (3,09%) in Jalpaiguri. In the state Legislative Assembly election in West Bengal 1996, FB(S) had launched 20 candidates, who together got 123 316 votes. One candidate got elected, Kamal Guha from Dinhata (70 531 votes, 49,58%).

In the Lok Sabha elections 1998 FB(S) was with the Indian National Congress. The party launched one candidate in Cooch Behar, north West Bengal, supported by Congress. The candidate, Gobinda Roy, came second with 272 974 votes (30,16%). Later FB(S) and AIFB were reunited.

Today Kamal Guha is the Agriculture minister of West Bengal and state president of AIFB.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Forward Bloc (Socialist) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Forward Bloc (Socialist) (Bloque Progresista (Socialista)), una división de All India Forward Bloc. FB(S) existía alrededor de 1996 1998. El partido fue basado en el norte de Bengala Occidental. En las elecciones al… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Forward Bloc (Socialist) — (Bloque Adelante (Socialista)), una división de All India Forward Bloc. FB(S) existía alrededor de 1996 1998. El partido fue basado en el norte de Bengala Occidental. En las elecciones al Lok Sabha en 1996 FB(S) había lanzado dos candidatos del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • All India Forward Bloc — Infobox Indian Political Party party name = All India Forward Bloc party secretary = Debabrata Biswashttp://www.eci.gov.in/mis Political Parties/organisational election state parties.pdf] chairman = D.D. Shastri eci = State Party foundation =… …   Wikipedia

  • All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar) — was a political party in India, emerging out of split from the All India Forward Bloc. In the spring of 1948 the recently reorganized All India Forward Bloc split into two factions. In February the Central Committee of AIFB met in Varanasi to… …   Wikipedia

  • Bloc — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Por Bloc se puede referir a Bloc de notas Bloc Party, grupo de indie rock británico. Revista Bloc, revista española. o a los partidos políticos Bloc Nacionalista Valencià, partido político valenciano. Bloc Català,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Forward Communist Party — was a political party in India. FCP was formed in 1948 following a split from the Forward Bloc (Marxist). In FB(M) (today known just as All India Forward Bloc), the then party president K.M. Joglekar opposed the alignedment of FB(M) with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Socialist Republic of Romania — Infobox Former Country native name = Republica Socialistă România ¹ conventional long name = Socialist Republic of Romania common name = România Romania continent = Europe country = Romania era = Cold War status = empire = event start = Monarchy… …   Wikipedia

  • Socialist Workers Party (Britain) — Infobox British Political Party party name = Socialist Workers Party party articletitle = Socialist Workers Party (UK) party leader = Collective leadership (Central Committee) foundation = 1950 / 1977 ideology = Revolutionary socialism,… …   Wikipedia

  • Socialist Unity Party of Germany — Infobox Germany Former Political Party party name = Socialist Unity Party of Germany party name german = Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands party party status = Former East German National Party party articletitle=Socialist Unity Party of …   Wikipedia

  • Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) — Infobox Indian Political Party party name = Revolutionary Socialist Party party eci = State Party secretary = T. J. Chandrachoodan [ [http://www.thehindu.com/2008/02/25/stories/2008022558570400.htm The Hindu : Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram News :… …   Wikipedia