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Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Debra is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Constituency No. 229
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 32. Ghatal
Electorate (year) 184,213 (2011)

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 229 Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Debra community development block.[1]

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Debra [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Radhakanta Maiti 86,215 50.57 +6.52#
CPI(M) Sk. Sorab Hossein 77,402 45.40 -10.56
BJP Dilip Kumar Roy 3,893
Turnout 170,479 92.54
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 17.08#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 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 for details)


Sk. Jahangir Karim of CPI(M) won the Debra assembly seat, five times in a row from 1987 to 2006, defeating Mrigendra Nath Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Radha Kanta Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2001 Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress in 1996, and Sk. Mohammed Daud of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Syed Moazzam Hossain of CPI(M) defeated Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress in 1982 and Sukumar Das of Congress in 1977. [5]


Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Bijoy Krishna Samanata won in 1969. K.Chakraborty of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Santosh Kumar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Mohini Mohan Pat of Congress won in 1957.[6]


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