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Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mothabari is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Constituency No 52
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 8. Maldaha Dakshin
Electorate (year) 134,944

Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area – Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 52 Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kaliachak II community development block, and Alinagar and Kaliachak I gram panchayats of Kaliachak I community development block.[1]

Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Mothabari Sabina Yasmin Indian National Congress[2]

Election results


In the 2011 election, Sabina Yasmin of Congress defeated her nearest rival Naimuddin Sheikh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mothabari constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sabina Yasmin 47,466 44.11
CPI(M) Naimuddin Sheikh 41,446 38.52
Independent Shenaz Quadery 8,505 7.90
BJP Nandan Kumar Ghosh 6,340 5.89
Paschim Banga Rajya Muslim League Md. Faruque Hossain 1,738
BSP Firoj Akhtar 1,070
CPI(ML) Liberation Rajab Ali 1,034
Turnout 107,599 79.74
The Independent candidate, Shehnaz Quadery, was a rebel candidate from the family of A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury. Although her name was proposed by the local Congress, she was refused a ticket by the Congress high command.[4]
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See for details)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rebel in Malda Cong family refuses to bend". The Telegraph, 5 April 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
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