Tamluk (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Tamluk is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°18′N 87°55′E / 22.300°N 87.917°E / 22.300; 87.917Coordinates: 22°18′N 87°55′E / 22.300°N 87.917°E / 22.300; 87.917
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 203
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Tamluk
Electorate (year) 209,751 (2011)

Tamluk (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: তমলুক বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 203 Tamluk (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Tamluk municipality, Bishnubarh II, Pipulberia I, Pipulberia II and Uttar Sonamui gram panchayats of Tamluk community development block, and Sahid Matangini community development block.[1]

Tamluk (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tamluk [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Somen Mahapatra 99,765 52.82 +6.94#
CPI Jagannath Mitra 79,089 41.88 -7.12
BJP Malay Kumar Singha 5,423 2.87
Independent Ram Chandra Maity 1,610
People’s Democratic Conference of India Khairuddin Rahaman 1,563
Indian Unity Centre Ataul Rahaman Bhunya 1,414
Turnout 188,864 90.04
AITMC gain from CPI Swing 14.06#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


In the 2006 state assembly elections Jagannath Mitra of CPI won the 202 Tamluk assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Chittaranjan Maiti of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nirbed Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated Santosh Rana of CPI in 2001. Anil Mudi of Congress defeated Susrajit Bagchi of CPI in 1996 and 1991. Surajit Bagchi of CPI defeated Anil Mudi of Congress in 1987. Biswanath Mukherjee of CPI defeated Sukumar Das representing ICS in 1982 and representing Congress in 1977.[5]


Ajoy Mukherjee representing Indian National Congress won in 1972, representing Bangla Congress won in 1971, 1969 and 1967, and earlier representing Congress won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951. [6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Tamluk". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tamluk. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Tamluk. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "202 - Tamluk Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.