Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Maniktala is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°22′30″E / 22.58500°N 88.37500°E / 22.58500; 88.37500Coordinates: 22°35′06″N 88°22′30″E / 22.58500°N 88.37500°E / 22.58500; 88.37500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constutuency No 167
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Kolkata Uttar
Electoral system First past the post

Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: মানিকতলা বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 167 Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 11 to 16, 31 and 32 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Maniktala (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]Prior to the Indian general election, 2009 it was part of Calcutta North East (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 elections, Sadhan Pande of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Rupa Bagchi of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Maniktala [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sadhan Pande 89,039 60.05 10.58
CPI(M) Rupa Bagchi 52,489 35.4 -12.43
BJP Nandalal Singhania 3,663 2.47
Independent Sanjay Bagchi 1,016
Independent Ajit Kumar Mishra 991
BSP Omprakash Prasad 645
Independent Keshaw Prasad Pasi 430
Turnout 148273
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Rupa Bagchi of CPI(M) won the Manicktola assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Paresh Paul of Trinamool Congress. Paresh Paul of Trinamool Congress defeated Shyamal Chakraborty of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996. Shyamal Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Paresh Paul of Congress in 1991, Bimalendu Roy of Congress in 1987, and Dulaleswar Roy of Congress in 1982. Suhrid Mullick Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Das Gupta of Janata Party in 1977.[6]


Ila Mitra of CPI won in 1972. Anila Debi of CPI(M) won in 1971. Ila Mitra of CPI won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. Ranendranath Sen of CPI won in 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.[7]

Sukeas Street[edit]

There was a constituency at Sukeas Street in 1957 and 1962. Keshab Chandra Basu of Congress won in 1962. Suhrid Mallick Choudhury of CPI won in 1957.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Maniktala". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Maniktala. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Maniktala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  6. ^ "159 - Manicktola Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  7. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-15.