Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shyampur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°17′55″N 88°01′49″E / 22.29861°N 88.03028°E / 22.29861; 88.03028Coordinates: 22°17′55″N 88°01′49″E / 22.29861°N 88.03028°E / 22.29861; 88.03028
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 179
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 26. Uluberia
Electorate (Year) 208,795 (2011)

Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 179 Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Baneswarpur I, Baneswarpur II, Dingakhola, Kamalpur, Radhapur and Syampur gram panchayats of Shyampur I community development block, and Bachhri, Dihi Mondalghat I, Dihi Mondalghat II, Kharuberia, Nakol, Shashati, Amardaha and Bargram gram panchayats of Shyampur II community development block.[1]

Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shyampur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Kalipada Mondal 99,501 56.64 +7.74#
Forward Bloc Minati Pramanik 64,882 36.94 -6.74
BJP Gour Mohan Das 7,297 4.15
People’s Democratic Conference of India Aynul Molla 3,978
Turnout 175,658 84.13
AITMC hold Swing 13.51#

.# 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 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Kali Pada Mandal of Trinamool Congress won the Shyampur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Asit Baran Sau and Jaladhar Samanta, both of Forward Bloc, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sanjib Kumar Das of Congress defeated Jaladhar Samanta and Gour Hari Adak, both of Forward Bloc, in 1996 and 1991 respectively. Gour Hari Adak of Forward Bloc defeated Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Sasabindu Bera of Janata Party defeated Kishori Mohan Moinan of Forward Bloc.[5]


Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc won in 1969 and !967. Murari Mohan Manya of Congress won in 1962. Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxists) won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxist Group) won the Shyampur seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Shyampur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Shyampur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Shyampur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "172 - Shyampur 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.