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Sabang (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sabang is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 226
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 32. Ghatal
Electorate 206,413 (2011)

Sabang (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. 226 Sabang (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Sabang community development block and Jalchak I, Jalchak II and Maligram gram panchayats of Pingla community development block.[1]

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

Election results


In the 2011 election, Manas Ranjan Bhunia of Congress defeated his nearest rival Ram Pada Sahoo of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sabang [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Dr Manas Ranjan Bhunia 98,755 51.25 -1.95#
Independent Ram Krishna Sarkar 1,235 0.64
Turnout 192,676 93.94
INC hold Swing -1.38
.# 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, Manas Ranjan Bhunia of Congress won the Sabang assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Tushar Kanti Laya of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Tushar Kanti Laya of CPI(M) defeated Manas Ranjan Bhunia of Congress in 2001 by 397 votes. A re-election was ordered by the Calcutta High Court, and Manas Ranjan Bunia won it. Makhan Lal Bangal, Independent, defeated Manas Bhunia of Congress in 1996. Manas Bhunia of Congress defeated Gouranga Samanta of CPI(M) in 1991, Hare Krishna Samanta of CPI(M) in 1987 and Hemanta Kumar Jana, Independent, in 1982. Gouranga Samanta of Bharater Biplabi Communist Party defeated Surya Kanta Mahapatra of Janata Party in 1977.[5]


While Sabang constituency existed from 1951 to 1962, it did not exist from 1967 to 1972. Aditya Kumar Bakura of Congress won in 1962. Gopal Chandra Das Adhikary of Congress won in 1957 and 1951.[6]


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