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Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bansberia is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Year established 1977
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Hooghly

Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was part of Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).


  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 1977-2006 3.1
  • References 4


As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from 2011 and a new constituency Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) came into being.[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1977 Bansberia Prabir Sengupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1982 Prabir Sengupta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1987 Prabir Sengupta Communist Party of India (Marxist) [4]
1991 Prabir Sengpta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1996 Robin Mukherjee Indian National Congress[6]
2001 Asutosh Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
2006 Asutosh Mukhopadhyay Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]

Election results


In 2006[8] and 2001[7] state assembly elections Asutosh Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) won the 187 Bansberia assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Suma Mukherjee and Tapan Dasgupta, both of Trinamool Congress in respective years. Robin Mukherjee of Congress defeated Prabir Sengupta of CPI(M) in 1996.[6]Prabir Sengupta of CPI(M) defeated Robin Mukherjee of Congress in 1991[5] and 1987,[4] Shibani Maitra of Congress in 1982[3] and Sanat Majumdar of Janata Party in 1977.[2][9]


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