Bhagabangola (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bhagabangola is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°20′02″N 88°17′59″E / 24.33389°N 88.29972°E / 24.33389; 88.29972Coordinates: 24°20′02″N 88°17′59″E / 24.33389°N 88.29972°E / 24.33389; 88.29972
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 62
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 11. Murshidabad
Electorate (year) 179,089 (2011)

Bhagabangola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Bhagwangola) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 62 Bhagabangola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Bhagabangola II community development block and Bhagabangola, Habaspur, Hanumantanagar, Kuthirampur, Mahammadpur, Mahisasthali and Sundarpur gram panchayats of Bhagabangola I community development block.[1]

Bhagabangola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 election, Chand Mohammad of Samajwadi Party defeated his nearest rival Sagir Hossain of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bhagabangola [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP Chand Mohammad 62,862 38.63 -7.84#
AITMC Sagir Hossen 49,528 30.43 -19.40#
Independent Syed Alamgir 40,376 24.81
BJP Mahebub Alam 2,638
MLKSC Kamal Pasha 2,206
Indian Justice Party Seikh Ajfar Ali 1,752
Independent Najrul Islam 1,745
Independent Gazi Rahman 1,641
Turnout 162,748 90.88
SP hold Swing +11.56#

Syed Alamgir, a rebel Congress candidate contesting as an independent, was suspended from the party, but Adhir Chowdhury, the Baharampur MP continued to extend support to him.[5]

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. Chand Mohammad was the WBSP candidate in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Chand Mohammad of WBSP won the 56 Bhagabangola assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Abu Sufian Sarkar of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Mojibor Rahaman of WBSP defeated Abu Sufian Sarkar of Congress in 2001. Abu Sufian Sarkar of Congress defeated Syed Nawabjani Meerza of CPI(M) in 1991. Syed Nawabjani Meerza of CPI(M)/Independent defeated Islam Nazrul of Congress in 1991 and Mojibur Rahaman of Congress in 1987. Kazi Hafizur Rahman of Congress/ Independent defeated Sailen Adhicary, Independent, in 1982 and Sheikh Kazimuddin of CPI(M) in 1977.[6]


Mohammad Dedar Baksh of Congress won in 1972. Md. Samaun Biswas, Independent, won in 1971. Sailendra Nath Adhicary of SSP won in 1969. S. Bhattacharyya of Congress won in 1967. Sailendra Nath Adhicary of PSP won in 1962. Hafizur Rehman Kazi of Congress won in 1957.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Bhagabangola". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhagabangola. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhagabangola. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  5. ^ "For Sonia and the dissidents: Dr Adhir and Mr Chowdhury". The Telegraph, 21 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 
  6. ^ "56 - Bhagabangola Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-26.