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Sreerampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Sreerampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sreerampur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 186
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 206,868 (2011)

Sreerampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (archaic spelling:Serampore) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2009 3.2
    • 1951-1972 3.3
  • References 4


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 186 Sreerampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 3 to 19 and 25 of Serampore municipality, Rishra municipality, Rajyadharpur and Rishra gram panchayats of Sreerampur-Uttarpara community development block.[1]

Sreerampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 27 Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Serampore Jitendra Nath Lahiri Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Panchu Gopal Bhaduri Communist Party of India[3]
1962 Panchu Gopal Bhaduri Communist Party of India[4]
1967 Gopal Das Nag Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Panchu Gopal Bhaduri Communist Party of India[6]
1971 Gopal Das Nag Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Gopal Das Nag Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Kamal Krishna Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Arun Kumar Goswami Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Arun Kumar Goswami Indian National Congress[11]
1991 Arun Kumar Goswami Indian National Congress[12]
1996 Jyoti Chowdhury Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Dr. Ratna De (Nag) All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Dr. Ratna De (Nag) All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2009 by election Dr. Sudipto Roy All India Trinamool Congress[16]
2011 Sreerampur Dr. Sudipto Roy All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results

In the 2011 election, Dr. Sudipto Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Partha Sarathi Rej of CPI.


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sreerampur constituency[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Sudipto Roy 97,540 63.83 -0.90#
CPI Partha Sarathi Rej 45,849 30.00 1.65
BJP Vidyasagar Pandey 7,101 4.65
BSP Sabitri Das 2,328 1.52
Turnout 152,818 73.87
AITMC hold Swing 0.75#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. Intervening by election not taken into account because of lack of data.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2009 by elections consequent to the election of Dr. Ratna De (Nag) to Parliament from Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency), Dr. Sudipta Roy of Trinamool Congress won the 180 Serampore assembly seat.[16]

In the state assembly elections, contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dr. Ratna De (Nag) defeated Dhirendra Nath Dasgupta of CPI in 2006[15] and Kesto Mukherjee, Independent, in 2001.[14] Jyoti Chowdhury of Congress defeated Asimes Goswami of CPI(M) in 1996.[13] Arun Kumar Goswami of Congress defeated Sanjay Deb Banerjee of Janata Dal in 1991,[12] Ajit Bag of CPI(M) in 1987,[11] and Kamal Krishna Bhattacharjee of CPI(M) in 1982.[10] Kamal Krishna Bhattacharjee of CPI(M) defeated Gopal Das Nag of Congress in 1977.[9][19]


Gopal Das Nag of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Panchu Gopal Bhaduri of CPI won in 1969.[6] Gopal Das Nag of Congress won in 1967.[5] Panchu Gopal Bhaduri of CPI won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951 Jitendra Nath Lahiri of Congress won the Serampore seat.[2]


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