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Nayagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Nayagram is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 220
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 33. Jhargram (ST)
Electorate (year) 174,987 (2011)

Nayagram (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.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 220 Nayagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is composed of the following: Nayagram and Gopiballavpur I community development blocks, and Chorchita, Kuliana and Nota gram panchayats of Gopiballavpur II community development block.[1]

Nayagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is part of No. 33 Jhargram (Lok Sabha constituency) (ST).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Nayagram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dulal Murmu 75,656 50.34 +30.72
CPI(M) Bhutnath Soren 59,382 39.51 -21.32
BJP Chitta Ranjan Hembram 8,304
Independent Subodh Kumar Mandi 4,054
Turnout 150,290 85.89
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 52.04


In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Bhutnath Saren of CPI(M) won the Nayagram assembly seat defeating Shunaram Mahali of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and Mangal Hansda of JMM in 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Subhas Chandra Saren of CPI(M) defeated Madhu Sudan Saren of Congress in 1996. Ananta Saren of CPI(M) defeated Bishnu Saren of Jharkhand Party in 1991, Dasarathi Saren of Congress in 1987, and Liba Chand Tudu, Independent, in 1982. Budhadeb Singh of CPI(M) defeated Subodh Handa of Janata Party in 1977. [5]


Dasarathi Saren of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Jagarati Hansda of Bangla Congress won in 1969 and 1967. Debendranath Hansda won the Nayagram seat in 1962.[6]Prior to that the Nayagram seat was not there.


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