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Gangajalghati (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Durgapur

Gangajalghati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was reserved for scheduled castes.


Gangajalghati assembly constituency was part of Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

As a consequence of the orders of Delimitation Commission, Gangajalghati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) has ceased to be an assembly constituency from 2011. Bhaktabandh, Gangajalghati, Gobindadham, Kapista, Nityanandapur and Piraboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati block are part of Barjora assembly constituency. Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati block are part of Saltora assembly constituency.[2]

Election results


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Angad Bauri of CPI(M) won the Gangajalghati assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Swapan Bauri of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ramcharan Bauri of CPI(M) defeated Swapan Bauri of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Angad Bauri of CPI(M) defeated Guiram Maji of Congress in 1996 and Phatik Chandra Mandal of Congress in 1991. Nabani Bauri of CPI(M) defeated Phatik Chandra Mandal of Congress in 1987, Guiram Maji of Congress in 1982 and Saktipada Maji of Congress in 1977. [3]


Shaktipada Maji of Congress in 1972. Kalipada Basui of CPI(M) won in 1972. Nabadurga Mandal of Bangla Congress won in 1969. G.Maji of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Shishuram Manadal of Congress won in 1962. The Gangajalghati seat was not there in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Dhirendra Nath Chatterjee of Congress won the Gangajalghati open seat.[4]


  1. ^ "General election to the Legislative Assembly, 2001 – List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2007-02-21. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Table A – Assembly constituencies and their extent, District Bankure. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "249 - Gangajalghati (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  4. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 

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