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Chunchura (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Chunchura (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chunchura is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 190
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 28. Hooghly
Electorate (year) 262,555 (2011)

Chunchura (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier spelt as Chinsurah) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2006 3.2
    • 1951-1972 3.3
  • References 4


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 190 Chunchura (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Hooghly-Chunchura municipality and Bandel, Debanandapur, Kodalia I and Kodalia II gram panchayats of Chinsurah-Mogra community development block, and Polba, Rajhat and Sugandha gram panchayats of Polba-Dadpur community development block.[1]

Chunchura (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Chinsurah Jyotish Chandra Ghosh All India Forward Bloc (MG)[2]
Radha Nath Das Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Bhupati Majumdar Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Sambhu Charan Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[4]
1967 Sambhu Charan Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[5]
1969 Sambhu Charan Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[6]
1971 Bhupati Majumdar Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Bhupati Majumdar Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Sambhu Charan Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[9]
1982 Sambhu Charan Ghosh All India Forward Bloc[10]
1987 Naren Dey All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Naren Dey All India Forward Bloc[12]
1996 Naren Dey All India Forward Bloc[13]
2001 Naren Dey All India Forward Bloc[14]
2006 Naren Dey All India Forward Bloc[15]
2011 Chunchura Asit Mazumdar All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results


In the 2011 election, Asit Mazumdar of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Narendranath Dey of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chunchura constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Asit Mazumdar 127,206 56.90 +13.29#
Forward Bloc Naren Dey 82,614 36.95 -15.04
BJP Champa Chakraborty 5,761 2.58
Independent Sajal Samaddar 2,860
BSP Suryya Kanta Ray 2,550
Independent Arindam Chakraborty 1,533
JDP Lakshmiram Soren 1,042
Turnout 223,566 85.15
AITMC gain from Forward Bloc Swing 28.33#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections Naren Dey Forward Bloc won the Chinsurah assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Ashis Sen of Trinamool Congress in 2006,[15] Robin Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[14] Tapan Dasgupta of Congress in 1996[13] and 1991,[12] and Chandra Kumar Dey of Congress in 1987.[11] Sambhu Charan Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Rabin Mukherjee of Congress in 1982[10] and Chandra Kumar Dey of Congress in 1977.[9][18]


Bhupati Majumdar of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Sambhu Charan Ghosh of Forward Bloc won in 1969,[6] 1967[5] and 1962.[4] Bhupati Majumdar of Congress won in 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951[2] Jyotish Chandra Ghosh of Forward Bloc (MG) and Radha Nath Das of Congress won the Chinsurah double seat.


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