Kultali (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kultali is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 21°54′N 88°24′E / 21.900°N 88.400°E / 21.900; 88.400Coordinates: 21°54′N 88°24′E / 21.900°N 88.400°E / 21.900; 88.400
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Constituency No 129
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Electorate (year) 187,930 (2011)

Kultali (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. 129 Kultali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Kultali community development block and Baishata, Chuprijhara, Manirhat, Nalgora gram panchayats of Jaynagar II community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kultali [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Ramsankar Halder 81,297 48.60 +1.31
SUCI Joy Krishna Halder 76,484 45.73 -2.13
INC Sujit Patwari 3,277
Independent Sanjoy Mondal 2,177
BJP Nilkanta Mondal 2,159
BSP Khusilal Halder 948
Independent Shaktinath Haldar 922
Turnout 167,264 89
CPI(M) gain from SUCI Swing 3.44
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 assembly elections, Joykrishna Halder of SUC won the Kultali (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Ramsanker Halder of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Probodh Purkait of SUC won the seat from 1977 to 2001, defeating Ramsanker Halder of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996, Ramani Ranjan Das of CPI(M) in 1991, Arabinda Naskar of Congress in 1987 and 1982, and Anandi Tanti of Janata Party in 1977.[5]


Arabinda Naskar of Congress won in 1972. Prabodh Purkait of SUC won in 1971, 1969 and 1967 (in 1967, he was shown as Independent in Election Commission records).[6]Prior to that the Kultali constituency was not there.


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Kultali". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kultali. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kultali. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  5. ^ "102 - Kultali (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.