Ketugram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ketugram is located in West Bengal
Ketugram is located in India
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°42′N 88°03′E / 23.700°N 88.050°E / 23.700; 88.050Coordinates: 23°42′N 88°03′E / 23.700°N 88.050°E / 23.700; 88.050
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Constituency No. 271
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Bolpur (SC)
Electorate (year) 197,770 (2011)

Ketugram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat was earlier reserved for scheduled castes but is an open seat from 2011.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission No. 271 Ketugram assembly constituency covers Ketugram I and Ketugram II blocks and Koshigram and Srikhanda gram panchayats of Katwa I block.[1]

Ketugram (SC) assembly constituency was earlier a part of Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of the Delimitation Commission Ketugram assembly constituency is part of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ketugram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sk. Sahanawez 77,323 45.70 +5.04#
CPI(M) Syed Abdul Kader 75,724 44.75 -14.64
BJP Debobrato Bose 11,051 6.53
Independent Kazi Safikur Rahaman 5,109
Turnout 169.207 85.56
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing +19.68#

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

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)


Tamal Chandra Majhi of CPI(M) won the Ketugram (SC) assembly seat defeating Amar Ram of Congress in 2006 and 2001, and Narayan Chandra Poddar of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Raicharan Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Chand Kumar Saha of BJP in 1991, Prabahakar Mandal of Congress in 1987, Lal Mohan Saha of Congress in 1982 and Prabhakar Mandal of Congress in 1977.[5]


Prabakar Mondal of Congress won the Ketugram seat in 1972. Nirmal Chandra Mandal of CPI(M) won in 1971. Ramgati Mandal of CPI(M) won in 1969. P.Mandal of Congress won in 1967. Sree Mohan Thakur of CPI won in 1962. Ketugram had a joint seat in 1957. It was won by Sankar Dass and Abdus Sattar, both of Congress. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Tarapada Bandopadhya of Hindu Mahasabha won the Ketugram seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Ketugram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ketugram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Ketugram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "282 - Keugram Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-30.