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Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Panskura Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Panskura Paschim is located in West Bengal
Panskura Paschim
Panskura Paschim
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 205
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Electorate (year) 211,399 (2011)

Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Panskura West) (Bengali: পাঁসকুড়া পশ্চিম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2006 3.2
    • 1951-1972 3.3
  • References 4


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 205 Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Panskura I community development block.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Panskura South Shyamadas Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[2]
Panskura North Rajanikanta Pramanik Indian National Congress[3]
1957 Shymadas Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[4]
1962 Shymadas Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[3]
1967 R.K.Pramanik Bangla Congress[5]
1969 Ahindra Mishra Bangla Congress[6]
1971 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[7]
1972 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[9]
1982 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[10]
1987 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[11]
1991 Sk. Omar Ali Communist Party of India[12]
1996 Chittaranjan Das Thakur Communist Party of India[13]
2001 Chittaranjan Das Thakur Communist Party of India[14]
2006 Chittaranjan Das Thakur Communist Party of India[15]
2011 Sk. Dr. Omar Ali All India Trinamool Congress[16]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Panskura Paschim [17][18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Omar Ali 93,349 49.97 +9.40#
CPI Nirmal Kumar Bera 84,209 45.08 -12.17
BJP Narayan Kinkar Mishra 5,994 3.21
Independent Nisith Kumar Maiti 3,249
Turnout 163,577 87.85
AITMC gain from CPI Swing 21.57#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections Chittaranjan Das Thakur of CPI won the Panskura West assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Jaidul Khan of Trinamool Congress in 2006, and Jakiur Rahman Khan of Trinamool Congress/ Congress in 2001 and 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Omar Ali of CPI defeated Sk. Golam Murshed of Congress in 1991, Asit Baran Samanta of Congress in 1987, Jyoti Kumar Roy of Congress in 1982, and Jyoti Kumar Roy of Janata Party in 1977. [20]


Sk. Omar Ali of CPI won in 1972 and 1971. Ahindra Mishra of Bangla Congress won in 1969. R.K.Pramanik of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Shymadas Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, the two seats at Panskura were named Panskura North and Panskura South. While Shyamadas Bhattacharya of Congress won the Panskura South seat, Rajanikanta Pramanik won the Panskura North seat. [21]


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