Bagnan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bagnan is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°28′00″N 87°58′00″E / 22.46667°N 87.96667°E / 22.46667; 87.96667Coordinates: 22°28′00″N 87°58′00″E / 22.46667°N 87.96667°E / 22.46667; 87.96667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 180
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 26. Uluberia
Electorate (year) 180,514 (2011)

Bagnan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 180 Bagnan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bagnan II community development block, and Bagnan I, Bagnan II, Bangalpur, Haturia I, Haturia II and Khalore gram panchayats of Bagnan I community development block.[1]

Bagnan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bagnan [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Arunava Sen (Raja) 82,730 53.55 +1.31#
CPI(M) Akkel Ali 63,460 41.08 -4.05
BJP Tapan Kumar Mondal 3,965 2.57
Independent Sanjit Patra 1,519
Independent Abesh Mitra 764
Indian Unity Centre Anwar Mallick 710
CPI(ML) Liberation Debabrata Bhakta 533
Independent Fatema Begam 410
JD(U) Amal Ghosh 386
Turnout 154,477 85.58
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 5.363

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Akkel Ali Khan of CPI(M) won the Bagnan assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Arup Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nirupama Chatterjee of CPI(M) defeated Sabuj Dutta of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Sabuj Dutta of Congress defeated Nirupama Chatterjee of CPI(M) in 1996. Nirupama Chatterjee of CPI(M) defeated Sanat Kumar Misra of Congress in 1991, and Susanta Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1987, 1982 and 1977.[5]


Susanta Bhattacharjee of Congress won in 1972. Nirupama Chatterjee of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. Ranjit Kumar Ghosh Choudhury of Congress won in 1967 and 1962. Amal Kumar Ganguli of CPI won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Sambhu Charan Mukhopadhyay of Congress won the Bagnan seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Bagnan". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bagnan. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bagnan. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "173 - Bagnan Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.