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Bardhaman Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bardhaman Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bardhaman Uttar is located in West Bengal
Bardhaman Uttar
Bardhaman Uttar
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 266
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 39. Bardhaman-Durgapur
Electorate (year) 210,773 (2011)

Bardhaman Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Burdwan North) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes from 2011.


Bardhaman had two state assembly seats – Burdwan North and Burdwan South, both of which were earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency).

As per order of the Delimitation Committee, the Bardhaman assembly constituencies were renamed Bardhaman Dakshin and Bardhaman Uttar. No. 260 Bardhaman Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Bardhaman municipality. No. 266 Bardhaman Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Burdwan II community development block and Belkash, Bandul I, Rayan I, Rayan II, Saraitikar, Baghar I and Baghar II gram panchayats of Burdwan I community development block. Both Bardhaman Dakshin and Bardhaman Uttar assembly segments are part of No. 39 Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results

Bardhaman Uttar constituency 2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bardhaman Uttar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Aparna Saha 98,182 50.87 -12.76
AITMC Nishit Malick 83,949 43.50 +23.29#
BJP Sunil Sen 5,607 2.91
JD(U) Dipu Chowdhury 2,228 1.15
BSP Joygopal Das 1,699 0.88
CPI(ML) Liberation Tarun Kanti Majhi 1,342 0.7
Turnout 193,007 91.57
CPI(M) hold Swing -32.97#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, in 2006 for the Burdwan North constituency.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See for details)

Burdwan North constituency 1967-2006

Pradip Tah of CPI (M) won the Burdwan North seat defeating his nearest rival Deb Narayan Guha of Trinamool Congress in the 2006 assembly elections. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001 and 1996, Nisith Adhikary of CPI (M) defeated Lakshmi Nayatan Nayek and Raimoni Das (both of Congress) in the respective years. In 1991 and 1987, Benoy Krishna Chowdhury of CPI (M) defeated Sadhan Ghosh and Santosh Saha Sikdar (both of Congress) in the respective years. In 1982, Goswami Ramnarayan of CPI (M) defeated Lakshmi Narayan Rej of ICS. In 1977, Dwarka Nath Tah of CPI (M) won the seat defeating Sudhir Chandra Dawn of Congress.[5]

Kashinath Ta of Congress won the seat in 1972. Debabrata Dutta of CPI (M) won the seat in 1971 and 1969. Sahedullah of CPI (M) won the seat in 1967. Prior to that there was a single Bardhaman seat.[6]

Burdwan constituency 1951-1962

Radharani Mahtab of Congress won the Burdwan seat in 1962. Benoy Choudhuri representing CPI won the seat in 1957 and 1951.[6]


  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Bardhaman Uttar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bardhaman Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bardhaman Uttar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "270 – Burdwan North Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
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