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Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Indas is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Constituency No. 257
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 37. Bishnupur
Electorate (year) 188,607 (2011)

Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (spelled by the Election Commission as Indus) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.


  • Overview 1
  • Election results 2
    • 2011 2.1
    • 1977-2006 2.2
    • 1967-1972 2.3
    • Patrasayer 1957-1962 2.4
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 257 Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Indas community development block; Balsi I, Balsi II, Biur Betur, Jamkuri and Kushdwip gram panchayats of Patrasayer community development block; and Laugram, Madanmohanpur gram panchayats of Kotulpur community development block.[1]

Indas (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 37 Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Indas [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Gurupada Mete 85,589 49.05 +11.20#
CPI(M) Santanu Kumar Bora 81,584 46.76 -17.29
BJP Srikanta Bagdi 7,319 4.19
Turnout 174,492 92.52
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 28.49
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bankura district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease7
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See for details)


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Mahadeb Patra of CPI(M) won the Indas assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Basudeb Digar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nanda Dulal Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Purnima Lohar of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Naba Kumar Rajak of Congress in 1996 and Sanatan Santra of Congress in 1991. Badan Bora of CPI(M) defeated Piru Chandra Pandit of Congress in 1987, Gour Chandra Lohar of Congress in 1982 and Nabadurga of Janata Party in 1977. [5]


Sanatan Santra of Congress won in 1972. Badan Bora of CPI(M) won in 1971. Abani Kumar Saha of Bangla Congress won in 1969. P.C.Mal of Bangla Congress in 1967. Prior to that the Indas seat did not exist, but there was a seat at Patrasayer.[6]

Patrasayer 1957-1962

Guru Pada Khan of Congress won in 1962. Gurupada Khan and Bhabataran Chakravarty, both of Congress, won the Patrasayer dual seat in 1957.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Indas". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Indas. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Indas. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  5. ^ "255 - Indas (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  6. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
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