Belgachia West (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Belgachia West (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বেলগাছিয়া পশ্চিম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) was an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Belgachia West (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency).:[2]



In the 2006 state assembly elections, Mala Saha of Trinamool Congress won the Belgachia West assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Rajdeo Goala of CPI(M). In 2001, 1996 and 1991, Rajdeo Goala of CPI(M) defeated Dr. Sudipta Roy of Trinamool Congress, Sadhan Das of Congress and Sudipto Roy of Congress respectively. Sudipto Roy of Congress won the seat in 1987 defeating Lakshmi Charan Sen of CPI(M). In 1982, Rathindra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Amarendra Nath Bhattacharya of Congress. In 1977, Lakshmi Charan Sen of CPI(M) defeated Bhupendra Nath Sengupta of Congress. [3]

1951-1972 Belgachia[edit]

During the period there was only one seat for Belgachia. Ganapati Sur of Congress won in 1972. Lakshmi Charan Sen of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Ganesh Ghosh of CPI won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[4]


  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  3. ^ "160 - Belgachia West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  4. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 

Coordinates: 22°36′11″N 88°23′24″E / 22.603°N 88.390°E / 22.603; 88.390