Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chanchal
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chanchal is located in West Bengal
Chanchal
Chanchal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°23′N 87°59′E / 25.383°N 87.983°E / 25.383; 87.983Coordinates: 25°23′N 87°59′E / 25.383°N 87.983°E / 25.383; 87.983
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Constituency No. 45
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 7. Maldaha Uttar
Electorate (year) 171,079 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 45 Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Chanchal I community development block and Barui, Kusidha, Rashidabad and Tulsihatta gram panchayats of Harishchandrapur I community development block.[1]

Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 7 Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Chanchal Asif Mehbub Indian National Congress[2]

For MLAs from the area in previous years see Kharba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Asif Mehbub of Congress defeated his nearest rival Anjuman Ara Begum of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chanchal constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Asif Mehbub 68,586 48.69
CPI(M) Anjuman Ara Begam 54,399 38.62
BJP Sital Prasad Chakraborty 11,002 7.81
Independent Jayanta Kumar Sinha 2,867
Independent Abdul Khaleque 2,405
BSP Dally Choudhury Roy 1,593
Turnout 140,852 82.33
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chanchal. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.