Moyna (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Moyna is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°14′N 87°47′E / 22.233°N 87.783°E / 22.233; 87.783Coordinates: 22°14′N 87°47′E / 22.233°N 87.783°E / 22.233; 87.783
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 206
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Electorate (year) 196,912 (2011)

Moyna (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: ময়না বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 206 Moyna (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Moyna community development block, Anantapur I, Anantapur II, Nilkunthia, Sreerampur I and Sreerampur II gram panchayats of Tamluk community development block.[1]

Moyna (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Moyna [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Bhusan Chandra Dolai 91,037 50.95 +2.50#
CPI(M) Sk. Mujibur Rahman 81,081 45.38 -3.57
BJP Asit Pattanayak 4,626 2.59
Independent Sheikh Nurul Islam 1,940
Turnout 178,685 90.74
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 6.07#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


In the state assembly elections in 2006, Sk Mujibur Rahman of CPI(M) won the 203 Moyna assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Prafulla Kumar Barai of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dipak Bera of CPI(M) defeated Bhusan Chandra Dolai of Trinamool Congress in 2001, and Manik Bhowmik of Congress in 1996. Manik Bhowmik of Congress defeated Dipak Bera of CPI(M) in 1991. Pulin Bera of CPI(M) defeated Rekharani Deb of Congress in 1987. Pulak Bera of CPI(M) defeated Bhusan Chandra Doloi of Congress in 1982 and 1977.[5]


Kanai Lal Bhowmick of CPI won in 1972, 1971, 1968 and 1967. Ananga Mohan Das of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Kanai Lal Bhowmick of CPI won the Moyna seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Moyna". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Moyna. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Moyna. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "203 - Moyna Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.