Taldangra (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Taldangra is located in West Bengal
Taldangra is located in India
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°01′00″N 87°07′00″E / 23.01667°N 87.11667°E / 23.01667; 87.11667Coordinates: 23°01′00″N 87°07′00″E / 23.01667°N 87.11667°E / 23.01667; 87.11667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Constituency No. 251
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 36. Bankura
Electorate (year) 179,693 (2011)

Taldangra (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. 251 Taldangra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bibarda, Fulmati, Harmasra, Khalgram, Panchmura and Taldangra gram panchayats of Taldangra community development block; Brojarajpur and Gaurbazar gram panchayats of Indpur community development block; and Simlapal community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Taldangra [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Monoranjan Patra 74,779 47.59 -13.87
INC Arun Kumar Pathak 67,614 43.03 +10.58#
BJP Milan Singha Mahapatra 6,110 3.89
JDP Dulal Saren 4,098
Jharkhand Anushilan Party Uzzwal Singha 1,810
SUCI Kabita Singha Babu 1,564
JVM(P) Kalipada Hembram 1,157
Turnout 157,132 87.44
CPI(M) hold Swing -24.45#

.# 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, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Manoranjan Patra of CPI(M) won the Taldangra assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Manik Mitra of Trinamool Congress, Dilip Panda of Trinamool Congress and Debaprasad Singha Barathakur of Congress, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Amiya Patra of CPI(M) defeated Phani Bhusan Singhababu of Congress in 1991 and Amit Chatterjee of Congress in 1987. Mohini Mohan Panda of CPI(M) defeated Kalyani Prasad Singha Choudhury of Congress in 1982 and Phani Bhusan Singhababu of Congress in 1977. [5]


Phani Bhusan Singhababu of Congress won in 1972. Mohini Mohan Panda of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. Purabi Mukhopadhyay of Congress won in 1967 and 1962. In 1957 there was no seat at Taldangra, but there was a joint seat at Vishnupur. It was won by Purabi Mukhopadhyay and Kiran Chandra Digar, both of Congress. Purabi Mukhopadhyay of Congress won the Taldangra seat 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. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Taldangra". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Taldangra. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Taldangra. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  5. ^ "244 - Taldangra 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.