Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Howrah Madhya
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Howrah Madhya is located in West Bengal
Howrah Madhya
Howrah Madhya
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°20′42″E / 22.61000°N 88.34500°E / 22.61000; 88.34500Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°20′42″E / 22.61000°N 88.34500°E / 22.61000; 88.34500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 171
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 223,616 (2011)

Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Howrah Central) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 171 Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 17 to 20, 24 to 34, 36, 37 and 42 of Howrah municipal corporation.[1]

Howrah Madhya (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 election, Aroop Roy (Apu) of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Arup Ray(Tukun)of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Howrah Madhya [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Aroop Roy (Apu) 103,184 62.07 +7.50#
CPI(M) Arup Ray (Tukun) 52,514 31.59 -10.70
BJP Mousumi Biswas 6,223 3.74
Independent Sunil Dalui 1,594
JD(U) Vikram Singh Grewal 1,071
BSP Shibchandra Ram 690
Independent Sujit Roy 658
Independent Pratap Banerjee 30
Turnout 166,242 74.34
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 18.20#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


In the 2006 state assembly elections Arup Ray of CPI(M) won the Howrah Central assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ambica Banerjee of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, 1996, 1991, 1987 and 1982 state assembly elections, Ambica Banerjee of Trinamool Congress/ Congress defeated Subir Ranjan Das of CPI(M) in 2001, Sureswar Dutta of Janata Dal in 1996 and 1991, Sankar Mondol, Independent, in 1987, and Sudhin Kumar in 1982. Sudhindra Nath Kumar, Independent, defeated Sukumar Banerjee of Janata Party in 1977.[5]


Mrityunjoy Banerjee of Congress won in 1972. Sudhin Kumar of RCPI won in 1971, Anadi Das of RCPI won in 1969. D.Mitra of Congress won in 1967.[6]


During the period Howrah had four Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

Howrah North[edit]

Saila Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Samar Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1957. Biren Banerjee of CPI won in 1951.[6]

Howrah West[edit]

Anadi Dass, Independent, won in 1962. Bankim Chandra Kar of Congress won in 1957 and 1951.[6]

Howrah East[edit]

Bejoy Bhattacharyya of Congress won in 1962. Beni Chandra Dutta of Congress won in 1957. Saila Kumar Mukhopdhyay of Congress won in 1951.[6]

For results of Howrah South constituency see Howrah Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Howrah Madhya". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Howrah Madhya. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Howrah Madhya. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "163 - Howrah Central Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.