Jangipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jangipara is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°44′26″N 88°03′14″E / 22.74056°N 88.05389°E / 22.74056; 88.05389Coordinates: 22°44′26″N 88°03′14″E / 22.74056°N 88.05389°E / 22.74056; 88.05389
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 195
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 27. Sreerampur
Electorate (year) 203,355 (2011)

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


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 195 Jangipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Jangipara community development block and Ainya, Haripur, Masat and Shiyakhala gram panchayata of Chanditala I community development bloc.[1]

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

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jangipara [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Snehasish Chakraborty 87,133 50.54 +8.12#
CPI(M) Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury 74,057 42.95 -14.62
BJP Prasenjit Bag 5,663 3.28
People’s Democratic Conference of India Pradip Ghosh 2,143
Independent Md Kutubuddin Purkait 1,427
JDP Bharati Kisku 1,149
Independent Tarun Kumar Bank 837
Turnout 172,409 84.78
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 22.74#

.# 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 state assembly elections, Sudarshan Raychaudhuri of CPI(M) won the Jangipara assembly seat defeating Ehsanul Haque Kazi of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ibha Dey of CPI(M) defeated Shahbazin Khan Munshi of Trinamool Congress in 2001 and Dwipen Mukherjee of Congress in 1996. Manindranath Jana of CPI(M) defeated Gayatri Roy of Congress in 1991, Dwipen Mukherjee of Congress in 1987, Ganesh Chandra Hatui of Congress 1982 and 1977.[5]


Ganesh Hatui of Congress won in 1972. Manindranath Jana of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Biswanath Saha of Congress won in 1962. Biswanath Saha and Kanai Dey, both of Congress, won the Jangipara double seat in 1957.[6]Prior to that the Jangipara assembly 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. ^ "Jangipara". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jangipara. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jangipara. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "177 - Jangipara 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.