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Ghatal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ghatal is located in West Bengal
Ghatal
Ghatal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 231
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 32. Ghatal
Electorate (year) 224,485 (2011)

Ghatal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 231. Ghatal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Ghatal municipality, Ghatal community development block, Ghatal Kharar municipality, and Rajnagar, Sarberia I and Sarberia II gram panchayats of Daspur I community development block.[1]

Ghatal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ghatal [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Shankar Dolai 101,355 52.24 #
CPI(M) Chhabi Pakhira 85,078 43.85 -15.46
BJP Ashok Malik 4,584 2.36
Mahitosh Bauri 2,984 1.54
Turnout 194,001 86.42
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing #
.# Trinamool Congress did not contest the seat 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)


1977-2006

In 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 and 1986 state assembly elections, Ratan Pakhira of CPI(M) won the 197 Ghatal (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Ayan Dolui of BJP in 2006, Gopal Karak of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Rajani Kanta Dolui of Congress in 1996, Nimai Bag of Congress in 1991, and Madhu Sudan Dolai in 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gopal Mandal of CPI(M) defeated Nimai Bag of Congress in 1982. Gopal Mandal of CPI(M) defeated Baneshwar Saha of Janata Party.[5]

1951-1972

Harisadhan Dolui of Congress won in 1972. Nandarani Dal of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Nagen Dolai of CPI won in 1962. In 1957 and 1951 Ghatal had a dual seat. Harendra Nath Dolai and Lakshman Chandra Sarkar, both of Congress won in 1957. Amulya Charan Dal and Jatish Chandra Ghosh, both of CPI, won the Ghatal dual seat in independent India’s first election in 1951.[6]

References

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