Bhangar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bhangar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°31′00″N 88°37′00″E / 22.51667°N 88.61667°E / 22.51667; 88.61667Coordinates: 22°31′00″N 88°37′00″E / 22.51667°N 88.61667°E / 22.51667; 88.61667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 148
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Electorate (year) 187,326 (2011)

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


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 148 Bhangar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bhangar II community development block, and Jagulgachhi, Narayanpur and Pranganj gram panchayats of Bhangar I community development block.[1]

Bhangar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 22 Jadavpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] Bhangar was earlier part of Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bhangar [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Badal Jamadar 81,965 45.65 -0.43
AITMC Arabul Islam 76,859 42.81 -5.26
Independent Md. Nannu Hossain 10,363
BJP Madhusudan Sanphui 4,006
Turnout 179,550 95.85
CPI(M) gain from AITMC Swing 4.83
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 26 Increase19
Indian National Congress 0 Decrease2
SUC 1 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease15
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Arabul Islam of Trinamool Congress won the Bhangar Assembly seat defeating Mosharaf Hossain Laskar of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Badal Zamadar of CPI(M) defeated Abdus Sattar Mollah of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Azibar Rahaman of Congress in 1996, and Nuzuzzaman Molla of Congress in 1991. Abdur Razzak Molla of CPI(M) defeated Shaikh Shahidar Rahman of Congress in 1987. Daud Khan of CPI(M) defeated Seriful Aslam Ishaque of Congress in 1982 and Amir Ali Molla of Janata Party in 1977.[6]


Abdur Razzak Molla of CPI(M) won in 1972. A K M Hassan Uzzaman, Independent, won in 1971. A.K.M.Ishaque of Congress won in 1969. A.Molla of Bangla Congress won in 1967. A.K.M.Ishaque of Congress won in 1962. Hem Chandra Naskar of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Hem Chandra Naskar of Congress and Gangadhar Naskar of CPI won the Bhangar joint seat.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Bhangar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhangar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhangar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  6. ^ "107 - Bhangar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.