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Manteswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Manteswar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Manteswar is located in West Bengal
Manteswar
Manteswar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 263
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 39. Bardhaman-Durgapur
Electorate (year) 191,654 (2011)

Manteswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 263 Manteswar assembly constituency covers Baghsan, Vagra Mulgram, Denur, Jamna, Kusumgram, Majhergram, Mamudpur I, Manteswar, Pipalan and Shushunia gram panchayats of Manteswar community development block and Barapalason I, Barapalason II, Bohar I, Bohar II, Bijur I, Bijur II and Satgachhia I gram panchayats of Memari II community development block.[1]

Manteswar assembly segment was earlier part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 39 Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Manteswar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Choudhury Mohd. Hedaetullaha 81,822 47.24 -10.69
AITMC Abu Ayash Mondal 78,524 45.34 +6.51#
People's Democratic Conference of India Abdul Kased Shaikh 4,890
BJP Sakshi Gopal Ghosh 4,027
JDP Sunil Soren 2,036
BSP Sukumar Das 1,064
CPI(ML) Liberation Annada Prasad Bhattacharyya 824
Turnout 173,187 90.36
CPI(M) hold Swing -17.20#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages in 2006 taken together.
 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)

1977-2006

Chaudhuri Md. Hedayatullah of CPI(M) won the Manteswar Assembly seat in 2006 defeating his nearest rival Narayan Hazra Chowdhury of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, 1996 and 1991, Abu Ayes Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Narayan Hazara Choudhury of Trinamool Congress, Debabrata Roy of Congress and Biseswar Bhattacharya of Congress in the respective years. In 1982 and 1977, Hemanta Roy of CPI(M) defeated Tuhin Samanta of Congress.[5]

1951-1972

In 1972, Tuhin Samanta of Congress won the seat. In 1971 and 1969, Kashinath Hazra Choudhury of CPI(M) won the seat. N.C.Chaudhuri of Congress won the seat in 1967. Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah won the seat in 1962. Bhakta Chandra Roy (Independent) won the seat in 1957. Ananda Prasad Mondal of Congress won the seat in independent India's first election in 1951.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Manteswar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Manteswar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Manteswar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "278 – Manteswar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
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