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Garbeta (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Garbeta is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 233
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 33. Jhargram (ST)
Electorate (Year) 176,760 (2011)

Garbeta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 233 Garbeta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Garhbeta I community development block, and Amlasuli, Jogardanga, Piyasala and Sarboth gram panchayats of Garhbeta II community development block.[1]

Garbeta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 33 Jhargram (Lok Sabha constituency) (ST).[1]

Election results


In the 2011 elections, Sushanta Ghosh of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Hema Choubey of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Garbeta [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Sushanta Ghosh 86,047 52.23 -17.57
INC Hema Choubey 70,977 43.08 +12.88#
BJP Tarak Nath Gan 7,733 4.69
Turnout 164,757 93.21
CPI(M) hold Swing -30.45#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Paschim Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 2 Increase0
Jharkhand Party (Naren) 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 7 Decrease7
Communist Party of India 1 Decrease1
DSP(PC) 1 Decrease0

Note: Constituency abolished – 1 (See for details)

Between 1967 and 2006 Garbeta had two seats – Garbeta East and Garbeta West.

1977-2006 Garbeta East

In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections, Susanta Ghosh won the 220 Garbeta East assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals, Md. Rafique of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and 2001, Tapan Chakraborty of Congress in 1996 and 1991, and Pronab Roy of Congress in 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Suvendu Mandal of CPI(M) defeated Sarat Kumar Roy of Congress in 1982 and Panchanan Sinha Roy of Janata Party in 1977.[5]

1977-2006 Garbeta West

In 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1987 state assembly elections, Krishna Prasad Duley of CPI(M) won the 221 Garbeta West (SC) assembly seat defeating Tapas Saha of BJP in 2006, Kalipada Duley of BJP in 2001, Siddhartha Bisai of Congress in 1996, and Kinkar Ruidas of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Anadi Malla of CPI(M) defeated Madan Mohan Guria of Congress. Santosh Bisui of CPI(M) defeated Krishna Prasad Duley of CPI. [6]

1967-1972 Garbeta East

Krishna Prasad Duley of CPI won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. K.K.Chalak of Congress won in 1967.[7]

1967-1972 Garbeta West

Saroj Roy of CPI won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. P.Sinha Roy of Congress won in 1967.[7]


Tushar Tudu of Congress won in 1962. Tushar Tudu of Congress and Saroj Roy of CPI won the Garbeta dual seat in 1957. Saroj Roy of CPI won the Garbeta seat in independent India’s first election in 1951.[7]


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