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Nandakumar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Nandakumar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 207
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Electorate (year) 192,113 (2011)

Nandakumar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: নন্দকুমার বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Narghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist and Nandakumar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) came into existence in 2011.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 207 Nandakumar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Nandakumar community development block and Bishnubarh I, Padumpur I and Padumpur II gram panchayats of Tamluk community development block.[1]

Nandakumar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Nandakumar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sukumar Dey 89,717 50.94 +2.76#
SP Brahmamoy Nanda 77,850 44.20 -5.96#
BJP Nilanjan Adhikari 5,152 2.93
Independent Maphijul Islam Sekh 1,807
People’s Democratic Conference of India Abdur Razak Sk. 160
Turnout 176,131 91.68
AITMC gain from SP Swing 7.72#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together and vote percentage of WBSP, in the now-defunct Narghat constituency in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


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