Pursurah (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Pursurah is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°51′01″N 87°57′46″E / 22.85028°N 87.96278°E / 22.85028; 87.96278Coordinates: 22°51′01″N 87°57′46″E / 22.85028°N 87.96278°E / 22.85028; 87.96278
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 199
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 29. Arambagh (SC)
Electorate (year) 213,942 (2011)

Pursurah (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. 199 Pursurah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Pursurah community development block, along with Arunda, Balipur, Rammohan I, Rammohan II and Tantisal gram panchayats of Khanakul I community development block, and Harinkhola I and Harinkhola II gram panchayats of Arambagh community development block.[1]

Pursurah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 29 Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 elections, Sk. Parvez Rahman of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Soumendranath Bera of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Pursurah [2][3] [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Parvez Rahaman 107,794 56.26 +15.65#
CPI(M) Soumendranath Bera 76,104 39.72 -19.67
BJP Sukumar Dhara 7,718 4.03
Turnout 191,616 89.56
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 35.32#

.# 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 Saumendranath Bera of CPI(M) won the Pursurah assembly seat defeating Sk. Parvez Rahman of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nimai Mal of CPI(M) defeated Sk. Pervez Rahman of Trinamool Congress in 2001 and Gour Mohan Maity of Congress in 1996. Bishnupada Bera of CPI(M) defeated Bibhuti Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1991 and Santi Mohun Roy of Congress in 1987. Santi Mohun Roy of Congress defeated Bishnupada Bera of CPI(M) in 1982. Manoranjan Hazra of CPI(M) defeated Durga Charan Chakrabarty of Janata Party in 1977.[5]


Mahadeb Mukhopadhyay of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Santi Mohan Roy of Congress won in 1969 and 1967.[6] Prior to that the Pursurah 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. ^ "Pursurah". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Pursurah. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Pursurah. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "192 - Pursurah 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.