Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ashoknagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°49′59″N 88°37′59″E / 22.83306°N 88.63306°E / 22.83306; 88.63306Coordinates: 22°49′59″N 88°37′59″E / 22.83306°N 88.63306°E / 22.83306; 88.63306
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 101
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 17. Barasat
Electorate (year) 192,589 (2011)

Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 101 Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ashoknagar Kalyangarh municipality, and Habra II community development block.[1]

Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 17 Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ashoknagar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dhiman Roy 94,451 55.39 +6.30#
CPI(M) Satyasebi Kar 66,759 39.15 -6.93
BJP Gopal Nandi 4,168 2.44
CPI(ML)(L) Jayasri Das 1,783
BSP Tarakeswar Hawlader 1,428
Independent Tapas Roy 1,344
Independent Uttam Kumar Raha 6,000
Turnout 170,533 88.55
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.43#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Satyasebi Kar of CPI(M) won the Ashoknagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Dhiman Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sarmista Dutta of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Krishna Dutt of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Nirode Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) defeated Dhiman Roy of Congress in 1996. Nani Kar of CPI(M) defeated Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya of Congress/ Independent in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977. [5]


Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya, Independent, won in 1972. Nani Kar of CPI(M) won in 1971. Sadhan Kumar Sen of CPI won in 1969 and 1967. Prior to that the Ashoknagar seat was not there.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Ashoknagar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ashoknagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ashoknagar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "88 - Ashokenagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-15.