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Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Keshiary
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Keshiary is located in West Bengal
Keshiary
Keshiary
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 223
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 34. Medinipur
Electorate (year) 182,596 (2011)

Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 223 Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is composed of the following: Keshiari community development block, and Alikosha, Angua, Ainkola, Dantan I, Dantan II, Monoharpur, Salikotha and Tararui gram panchayats of Dantan I community development block.[1]

Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 34 Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Keshiary [2][3] [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Biram Mandi 76,976 45.97 -17.49
AITMC Shyam Charan Mandi 75,939 45.35 +12.11#
BJP Dilip Routh 6,651
Independent Jaba Hansda 5,418
Turnout 167,437 91.7
CPI(M) hold Swing -29.60#
.# 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)

1977-2006

Maheswar Murmu of CPI(M) won the Keshiary assembly seat (ST) six times in a row from 1982 to 2006, defeating Shyam Charan Mandi of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gouri Tudu of Congress in 1996, Rekha Kishu of Congress in 1991, Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Khudiram Singh of CPI(M) defeated Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress in 1977.[5]

1967-1972

Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress won in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967.[6]Prior to that the Keshiary seat did not exist.

References

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