Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||37. Bishnupur|
|Electorate (year)||188,607 (2011)|
Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (spelled by the Election Commission as Indus) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 257 Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Indas community development block; Balsi I, Balsi II, Biur Betur, Jamkuri and Kushdwip gram panchayats of Patrasayer community development block; and Laugram, Madanmohanpur gram panchayats of Kotulpur community development block.
|Trinamool Congress||Gurupada Mete||85,589||49.05||+11.20#|
|CPI(M)||Santanu Kumar Bora||81,584||46.76||-17.29|
|Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M)||Swing||28.49|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||7|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||0||1|
Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Mahadeb Patra of CPI(M) won the Indas assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Basudeb Digar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nanda Dulal Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Purnima Lohar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Naba Kumar Rajak of Congress in 1996 and Sanatan Santra of Congress in 1991. Badan Bora of CPI(M) defeated Piru Chandra Pandit of Congress in 1987, Gour Chandra Lohar of Congress in 1982 and Nabadurga of Janata Party in 1977. 
Sanatan Santra of Congress won in 1972. Badan Bora of CPI(M) won in 1971. Abani Kumar Saha of Bangla Congress won in 1969. P.C.Mal of Bangla Congress in 1967. Prior to that the Indas seat did not exist, but there was a seat at Patrasayer.
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