Chanditala (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chanditala is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°41′00″N 88°16′00″E / 22.68333°N 88.26667°E / 22.68333; 88.26667Coordinates: 22°41′00″N 88°16′00″E / 22.68333°N 88.26667°E / 22.68333; 88.26667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 194
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 201,831 (2011)

Chanditala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in the Hooghly District in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 194 Chanditala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bhogabatipur, Gangadharpur, Krishnarampur, Kumirmorah and Nababpur gram panchayats of Chanditala I community development block Baksa, Barijhati, Chanditala, Dankuni, Garalgacha, Janai, Monaharpur, Mrigala and Naiti gram panchayats of Chanditala II community development block.[1]

Chanditala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 27 Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chanditala [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Swati Khandekar 86,349 52.46 +4.44#
CPI(M) Sk. Azim Ali 69,474 42.18 -8.85
BJP Sudipta Chatterjee 5,413 3.29
People’s Democratic Conference of India Swagata Ghosh 3,419
Turnout 164,700 81.6
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.29#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Bhaktaram Pan of CPI(M) won the Chanditala assembly seat defeating Swati Khandoker of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and Amit Mitra of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Akbar Ali Khandakar of Congress defeated Malin Ghosh of CPI(M) in 1996. Malin Ghosh of CPI(M) defeated Akbar Ali Khandakar of Congress in 1991, Ali Hossain Jamadar of Congress in 1987, Nisith Kamal of Congress in 1982 and Seikh Abdur Rahim of Congress in 1977.[5]


Safiulla of Congress won in 1972. Kaji Safiulla of CPI(M) won in 1971. Mohammad Abdul Latif, Independent, won in 1969 and 1967. Kanai Lall Dey of Congress won in 1962.[6]Prior to that the Chanditala seat did not exist.


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Chanditala". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chanditala. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chanditala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "178 - Chanditala Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.