Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||8. Maldaha Dakshin|
|Electorate (year)||152,473 (2011)|
Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Aurangabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in the area ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area - Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Raghunathganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 56 Samserganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Dhulian municipality and Bhasaipaikar, Bogdadnagar, Chachanda, Dogachhi, Napara, Nimtita, Pratapganj and Tinpukuria gram panchayats of Samserganj community development block.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|2011||Samserganj||Touab Ali||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
In the 2011 election, Toab Ali of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Mousumi Begum of Congress,
|BJP||Sasthi Charan Ghosh||6,031||4.58|
|SDPI||Md Affan Ali||4,256|
|Indian Unity Centre||Omar Khayam||1,430|
|CPI(M) win (new seat)|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||14||8|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||5||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||4|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
- "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
- "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
- "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Samserganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.