Sankrail (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sankrail is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°33′54″N 88°13′26″E / 22.56500°N 88.22389°E / 22.56500; 88.22389Coordinates: 22°33′54″N 88°13′26″E / 22.56500°N 88.22389°E / 22.56500; 88.22389
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 174
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 25. Howrah
Electorate (year) 211,076 (2011)

Sankrail (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 174 Sankrail (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Andul, Banpur I, Banpur II, Dakshin Sankrail, Dhulagari, Kandua, Manikpur, Mashila, Nalpur, Raghudebbati, Sankrail, Sarenga gram panchayats of Sankrail community development block and Kolora I, Kolora II, Mahiyari I, Mahiyari II gram panchayats of Domjur community development bloc.[1]

Sankrail (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 25 Howrah (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sankrail [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Sital Kumar Sardar 88,029 51.21 -0.51#
CPI(M) Anirban Hazra 70,172 40.82 -3.86
BJP Jnan Prakash Ray 8,184
Independent Srikanta Mondal 1,735
BSP Soma Sardar 1,388
Independent Bhishma Bag 772
Indian Unity Centre Upendra Nath Dolui 658
Independent Sankar Das 603
Independent Balai Pandit 356
Turnout 171,897 81.44
AITMC hold Swing 3.35#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


In the 2006, 2001 1996 state assembly elections, Sital Kumar Sardar of Trinamool Congress / Congress won the 169 Sankrail (SC) assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals Anirban Hazara of CPI(M) in 2006, Bikash Mondal of CPI(M) in 1996, and Basudeb Dhali of CPI(M) in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Haran Hazra of CPI(M) defeated Nityananda Bhuniya of Congress/ Janata Party in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977.[5]


Haran Hazra of CPI(M) won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. N.N.Bhuniya of Congress won in 1967. Dulal Chandra Mondal of CPI won in 1962. In 1957 and 1951 Sankrail had joint seats. Shyama Prasanna Bhattacharya of CPI and Apurbalal Mazumdar of Forward Bloc (Marxist) won in 1957. Kanai Lal Bhattacharya and Kripa Sindhu Shaw, both of Forward Bloc (Ruiker), won in 1951.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Sankrail". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sankrail. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sankrail. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "169 - Sankrail (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-11-25.