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Mangalkot (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Mangalkot (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mangalkot is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Constituency No. 272
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 41. Bolpur (SC)
Electorate(year) 202,581

Mangalkot (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
    • 1951-1972 2.3
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 272 Mangalkot assembly constituency covers Mongalkote community development block and Saragram, Gidhgram and Alampur gram panchayats of Katwa I CD Block.[1]

Mangalkot assembly constituency is part of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mangalkot [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Sajahan Choudhury 81,316 46.22 -13.02
AITMC Apurba Chaudhuri 81,190 46.15 +9.01#
BJP Alok Taranga Goswami 7,224 4.11
JDP Anil Kumar Mardi 3,567
BSP Sukumar Malik 2,630
Turnout 175,927 86.84
CPI(M) hold Swing -22.03#
.# 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)


Sadhana Mallik of CPI(M) won the Mangalkot assembly seat in 2006, 2001, and 1996 defeating Abdul Based Shekh of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Chandranath Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress in 2001, and Absar Nurul Mondal of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Samar Baora of CPI(M) defeated Hriday Kishan Sar of Congress in 1991. Nikhilananda Sar of CPI(M) defeated Jagadish Dutta of in 1987, Seikh Borshed of Congress in 1982, and Madan Chowdhury of Congress in 1977.[5]


Jyotirmy Mojumdar of Congress won in 1972. Nikhilananda Sar of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. N.Sattar of Congress won in 1967. Narayan Das of CPI won in 1962. The Mangalkot seat was not there in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Bhakta Chandra Roy of Congress won the Mangalkot seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Mangalkot". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mangalkot. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mangalkot. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  5. ^ "281 - Mangalkot Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 
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