Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||29. Arambagh (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||216,307 (2011)|
Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes from 2011. Earlier it was an open seat.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 232 Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Chandrakona municipality, Chandrakona I & II community development blocks, Ramjibanpur municipality, Khirpai municipality, and Niz Narajol gram panchayat of Daspur I community development block.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chandrakona |
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||2||0|
|Jharkhand Party (Naren)||0||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||7||7|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
Note: Constituency abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Gurupada Dutta of CPI(M) won the 196 Chandrakona assembly seat defeating Lakshmipriya Mondal of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Prabir Kushari of Trinamool Congress in 2001, and Maloy Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Umapati Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Satya Ghosal of UCPI in 1991, Sk. Khalilur Rahaman of Congress in 1987, Satya Ghosal, Independent, in 1982, and Jagannath Goswami of Congress in 1977. 
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