Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Saltora
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Saltora is located in West Bengal
Saltora
Saltora
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°32′00″N 86°56′00″E / 23.53333°N 86.93333°E / 23.53333; 86.93333Coordinates: 23°32′00″N 86°56′00″E / 23.53333°N 86.93333°E / 23.53333; 86.93333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Constituency No. 247
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 36. Bankura
Electorate (year) 188,583 (2011)

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 247 Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Saltora and Mejia community development blocks; Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati community development block.[1]

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 36 Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Swapan Bauri of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sashthi Charan Bauri of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Saltora [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Swapan Bauri 82,597 50.60 +11.43#
CPI(M) Sasthi Charan Bauri 69,900 42.82 -16.29
BJP Mangal Chandra Mandal 10,741 6.58
Turnout 163,238 86.56
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 27.72#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006, for the now defunct Gangajalghati constituency.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bankura district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease7
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1962[edit]

In the 1962 state assembly elections, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy won the Saltora assembly seat.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Saltora". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saltora. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saltora. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  5. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03.