Purbasthali Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Purbasthali Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Purbasthali Uttar is located in West Bengal
Purbasthali Uttar
Purbasthali Uttar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°28′04″N 88°19′46″E / 23.46778°N 88.32944°E / 23.46778; 88.32944Coordinates: 23°28′04″N 88°19′46″E / 23.46778°N 88.32944°E / 23.46778; 88.32944
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 269
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 38. Bardhaman Purba (SC)
Electorate (year) 188,997 (2011)

Purbasthali Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Purbasthali and Nadanghat constituencies ceased to exist and in its place Purbasthali now has two assembly constituencies. No. 268 Purbasthali Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Nandai, Kankuria, Begpur, Atghoria Simlan, Dhatrigram and Sultanpur gram panchayats of Kalna I community development block and Nasratpur, Samudragarh, Bagpur, Sreerampur and Nadanghat gram panchayats of Purbasthali I community development block. No. 269 Purbasthali Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Purbasthali II community development block, Jahannagar and Dogachia gram panchayats of Purbasthali I CD Block, and Bamunpara, Mamudpur II and Putsuri gram panchayats of Manteswar CD Block.[1]

Purbasthali assembly segment was earlier part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission both Purbasthali Dakshin and Purbasthali Uttar are part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Purbasthali Uttar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Tapan Chatterjee 71,107 42.63 +0.74#
CPI(M) Pradip Saha 68,967 41.35 -8.68#
BJP Swapan Bhattachrya 17,222 10.32
People's Democratic Conference of India Amanullah Sekh 5,394
CPI(ML) Liberation Ashoke Chowdhury 2,159
BSP Sanjib Hazra 1,957
Turnout 166,806 88.26
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +9.42#

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress+Congress vote percentages taken together and CPI(M) vote percentages in 2006, in Purbasthali constituency.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Purbasthali Uttar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Purbasthali Uttar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Purbasthali Uttar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10.