Gosaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Gosaba is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°10′00″N 88°48′00″E / 22.16667°N 88.80000°E / 22.16667; 88.80000Coordinates: 22°10′00″N 88°48′00″E / 22.16667°N 88.80000°E / 22.16667; 88.80000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 127
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 180,817 (2011)

Gosaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 127 Gosaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Gosaba community development block, and Maszidbati and Chunakhali gram panchayats of Basanti community development block.[1]

Gosaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Jaynagar (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Gosaba [2][3] [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Jayanta Naskar 78,840 51.24 +5.11#
RSP Samarendra Nath Mondal 68,158 44.29 -4.40
BJP Sukumar Mondal 4,074 2.65
PDS Mukunda Kumar Das 2,112
BSP Rathin Sarkar 1,402
Turnout 153,876 85.1
AITMC gain from RSP Swing 9.51#

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

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, Chittaranjan Mandal of RSP won the Gosaba (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Jayanta Naskar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ganesh Mondal of RSP won the seat from 1977 to 2001, defeating Sujit Pramanick of Trinamool Congress/ Congress in 2001 and 1996, Jitendranath Gayen of Congress in 1991, Pramila Biswas of Congress in 1987, Sandhyakar Mondal of Congress in 1982 and Paresh Baidya of Congress in 1977.[5]


Paresh Chandra Baidya of Congress won in 1972. Ganesh Chandra Mondal of RSP won in 1971 and 1969. G.N.Mondal of Bharatiya Jana Sangh won in 1967. [6]Prior to that the Gosaba constituency was not there.


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gosaba". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Gosaba. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Gosaba. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "100 - Gosaba (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-25.