Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Chandrakona is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Chandrakona is located in India
Chandrakona (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.733°N 87.517°E / 22.733; 87.517Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.733°N 87.517°E / 22.733; 87.517
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 232
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 29. Arambagh (SC)
Electorate (year) 216,307 (2011)

Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes from 2011. Earlier it was an open seat.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 232 Chandrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Chandrakona municipality, Chandrakona I & II community development blocks, Ramjibanpur municipality, Khirpai municipality, and Niz Narajol gram panchayat of Daspur I community development block.[1]

Chadrakona (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 29 Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Chandrakona [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Chhaya Dolai 97,280 48.39 -12.97
Trinamool Congress Sibaram Das 95,984 47.75 +11.56#
BJP Bapi Dera 7,753 3.86
Turnout 201,017 92.93
CPI(M) hold Swing -24.53#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Paschim Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 2 Increase0
Jharkhand Party (Naren) 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 7 Decrease7
Communist Party of India 1 Decrease1
DSP(PC) 1 Decrease0

Note: Constituency abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Gurupada Dutta of CPI(M) won the 196 Chandrakona assembly seat defeating Lakshmipriya Mondal of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Prabir Kushari of Trinamool Congress in 2001, and Maloy Bhattacharya of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Umapati Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Satya Ghosal of UCPI in 1991, Sk. Khalilur Rahaman of Congress in 1987, Satya Ghosal, Independent, in 1982, and Jagannath Goswami of Congress in 1977. [5]


Satya Ghoshal of CPI won in 1972. Soroshi Choudhury of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. Indrajit Roy of Congress won in 1967 and 1962.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-10-15.
  2. ^ "Chandrakona". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Chandrakona. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Chandrakona. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  5. ^ "196 - Chandrakona Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
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