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Bhatar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Bhatar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bhatar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 267
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 39. Bardhaman-Durgapur
Electorate (year) 197,538 (2011)

Bhatar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Election results 2
    • 2011 2.1
    • 1977-2006 2.2
    • 1957-1972 2.3
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 267 Bhatar assembly constituency covers Bhatar community development block and Kurman I and Kshetia gram panchayats of Burdwan I CD Block.[1]

Bhatar assembly segment was earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 39 Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Bhatar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Banamali Hazra 83,883 47.29 +9.36#
CPI(M) Srijit Konar 83,585 47.12 -10.84
BJP Dhatripada Konar 5,586 3.15
People’s Democratic Conference of India Iyar Mohammad Sekh 2,469
BSP Sekh Toyeb 1,854
Turnout 177,377 89.79
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing +20.20#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages in 2006 taken together.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See for details)


Syed Md. Masih of CPI (M) won the Bhatar assembly seat in 2006 defeating his nearest rival Banamali Hajra of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001 and 1996, Subhas Mondal of CPI (M) defeated Banamali Hajra of Trinamool Congress and Susanta Ghosh of Congress, in respective years. In 1991, Mahboob Zahedi of CPI (M) defeated Bholanath Sen of Congress. In 1987 and 1982, Syed Md. Masih of CPI (M) defeated Banamali Hajra and Bholanath Sen, both of Congress, in the respective years. In 1977, Bholanath Sen defeated Saktipada Chattopdahyay of Forward Bloc.[5]


Bholanath Sen of Congress won the seat in 1972. Anath Bandhu Ghosh of CPI (M) won it in 1971. In 1969, Aswini Roy of CPI (M) won the seat. S.Hazra of Congress, won it in 1967. Aswini Roy, representing CPI won it in 1962. The constituency was formed in 1957. It was won in that year by Abalata Kundu of Congress.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Bhatar". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhatar. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Bhatar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "268 – Bhatar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
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