Purbasthali Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Purbasthali Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Purbasthali Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Purbasthali Dakshin
Purbasthali Dakshin
Purbasthali Dakshin is located in India
Purbasthali Dakshin
Purbasthali Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°28′04″N 88°19′46″E / 23.46778°N 88.32944°E / 23.46778; 88.32944Coordinates: 23°28′04″N 88°19′46″E / 23.46778°N 88.32944°E / 23.46778; 88.32944
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 268
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 38. Bardhaman Purba (SC)
Electorate (year) 190,763 (2011)

Purbasthali Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Purbasthali and Nadanghat constituencies ceased to exist and in its place Purbasthali now has two assembly constituencies. No. 268 Purbasthali Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha) constituency covers Nandai, Kankuria, Begpur, Atghoria Simlan, Dhatrigram and Sultanpur gram panchayats of Kalna I community development block and Nasratpur, Samudragarh, Bagpur, Sreerampur and Nadanghat gram panchayats of Purbasthali I community development block. No. 269 Purbasthali Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Purbasthali II community development block, Jahannagar and Dogachia gram panchayats of Purbasthali I CD Block, and Bamunpara, Mamudpur II and Putsuri gram panchayats of Manteswar CD Block.[1]

Purbasthali assembly segment was earlier part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission both Purbasthali Dakshin and Purbasthali Uttar are part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Purbasthali Dakshin [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Swapan Debnath 86,039 49.72 +0.10#
CPI(M) Aleaya Begam 70,181 40.56 -3.35#
BJP Mahadeb Basak 10,765 6.22
Independent Ram Hansda 1,818
PDS Badrodojja Molla 1,676
CPI(ML) Liberation Irai Sekh 1,385
BSP Kanai Lal Pandey 1,172
Turnout 173,036 90.71
Trinamool Congress hold Swing +3.45#

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) vote percentages in 2006, in Nadanghat 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. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Purbasthali Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Purbasthali Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Purbasthali Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10.