Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bansberia
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Year established 1977
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Hooghly

Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was part of Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Committee Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011 and a new constituency Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) comes into being.[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2006[edit]

In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Asutosh Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) won the 187 Bansberia assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Suma Mukherjee and Tapan Dasgupta, both of Trinamool Congress in respective years. Robin Mukherjee of Congress defeated Prabir Sengupta of CPI(M) in 1996. Prabir Sengupta of CPI(M) defeated Robin Mukherjee of Congress in 1991 and 1987, Shibani Maitra of Congress in 1982 and Sanat Majumdar of Janata Party in 1977. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "187 - Bansberia Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 

Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°24′E / 22.97°N 88.40°E / 22.97; 88.40