Chhatna (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chhatna is located in West Bengal
Chhatna is located in India
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°18′06″N 86°58′58″E / 23.30167°N 86.98278°E / 23.30167; 86.98278Coordinates: 23°18′06″N 86°58′58″E / 23.30167°N 86.98278°E / 23.30167; 86.98278
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Constituency No. 248
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 36. Bankura
Electorate (year) 194,663 (2011)

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


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 248 Chhatna (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Chhatna community development block; Veduasol, Brahmandiha, Hatgram, Indpur and Raghunathpur gram panchayats of Indpur community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chhatna [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Subhasis Batabyal 70,340 45.58 +5.21#
RSP Anath Bandhu Mondal 62,576 40.55 -11.49
Independent Madan Layek 6,156 3.98
BJP Rabindranath Mandal 4,221 2.73
JMM Kanai Banerjee 2,597 1.68
JDP Dhaneswar Hansda 2,224 1.44
CPI(ML) Liberation Avijit Hansda 2,016 1.30
Independent Bharati Mudi 1,709 1.10
BSP Jagadananda Roy 1,579 1.02
JVM(P) Soumendra Mukherjee 89 0.05
Majority 7,764 5.03
Turnout 154,316 79.27
Trinamool Congress gain from RSP Swing +16.70#

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

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)


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Anath Bandhu Mondal of RSP won the Chhatna assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Mahasweta Mondal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Subhas Goswami of RSP won the seat six times in a row defeating Swapan Mondal of Trinamool Congress/ Congress in 2001 and 1996, Santi Singha of Congress in 1991, Tapan Banerjee of Congress in 1987, Arun Patra of Congress in 1982 and Kamalakanta Hembram of Congress in 1977.[5]


Kamalakanta Hembram of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Sudarson Singh of SSP won in 1969. J.Koley of Congress won in 1967. Kamalakanta Hembram of Congress won in 1962. Chhatna had a dual seat in 1957. Dhirendranath Chattopadhyay and Kamalakanta Hembram, both of Congress won in 1957. Probodh Chandra Dutta of Hindu Mahasabha won in independent India’s first election in 1952. [6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Chhatna". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chhatna. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Chhatna. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  5. ^ "248 - Chhatna Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03.