Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Asansol Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Asansol Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Asansol Dakshin
Asansol Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°40′N 86°56′E / 23.667°N 86.933°E / 23.667; 86.933Coordinates: 23°40′N 86°56′E / 23.667°N 86.933°E / 23.667; 86.933
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 280
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 40. Asansol
Electorate (year) 203,289 (2011)

Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It covers most of the area earlier under Hirapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, there are two constituencies, namely Asansol Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). No. 281 Asansol Uttar covers ward nos. 1 to 8, 10 to 17, 19, 21 to 33 of Asansol municipal corporation. No. 280 Asansol Dakshin covers ward nos. 9, 18, 20, 34 to 50 of Asansol municipal corporation and Amrasota, Egra, Ballavpur, Jemari and Tirat gram panchayats of Raniganj community development block.[1]

Asansol Uttar and Asansol Dakshin assembly segments are part of No. 40 Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Asansol Dakshin [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Tapas Banerjee 89,645 55.75 +10.74#
CPI(M) Ashok Kumar Mukherjee 61,104 38.00 -9.13
BJP Pawan Kumar Singh 6,706 4.17
JD(U) Nirajlal Yadav 3,356 2.09
Turnout 160,811 79.1
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +20.57#

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) vote percentages in 2006, in Hirapur 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" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Asansol Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Asansol Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-09. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Asansol Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-09.