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Pingla (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Pingla is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 227
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 32. Ghatal
Electorate (year) 194,757 (2011)

Pingla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 227 Pingla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Dhaneswarpur, Gobordhanpur, Jamna, Karkai, Kshirai, Kusumda and Pindurui gram panchayats of Pingla community development block and Kharagpur II community development block.[1]

Pingla (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Pingla [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Turnout 179,364 92.1
.# 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)


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Ramapada Samanta of DSP(PC) won the Pingla assembly seat defeating Hrishikesh Dinda of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Rampada Samanta, Independent, defeated Raj Kumar Das of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Ramapada Samanta contesting on the CPI(M) symbol defeated Swapan Dome of Congress in 1996. Haripada Jana representing DSP(PC) defeated Saktipada Mahapatra of Congress in 1991, contesting as an independent defeated Sukumar Das of Congress in 1987 and 1982, and representing Janata Party defeated Bijoy Das of Congress in 1977.[5]


Bijoy Das of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Gouranga Samanta of CPI won in 1969 and 1967.[6]


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