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Ramnagar, Purba Medinipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Ramnagar, Purba Medinipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ramnagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 217
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Electorate (year) 203,590 (2011)

Ramnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: রামনগর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


  • Overview 1
  • Results 2
    • 2011 2.1
    • 1977-2006 2.2
    • 1951-1972 2.3
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 217 Ramnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ramnagar I & Ramnagar II community development blocks[1]

Ramnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 31 Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ramnagar [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Akhil Giri 93,801 52.56 +3.98#
CPI(M) Swadesh Ranjan Nayek 77,242 43.28 -8.13
BJP Satya Ranjan Das 4,507 2.53
Independent Tapan Maity 2,929
Turnout 178,479 87.67
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 12.11#
.# 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 state assembly elections, Swadesh Ranjan Nayak of CPI(M) won the Ramnagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Akhil Giri of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Akhil Giri of Trinamool Congress defeated Samares Das of CPI(M) in 2001. Mrinal Kanti Roy of CPI(M) defeated Dipak Das of Congress in 1996 and 1991. Sudhir Kumar Giri of CPI(M) defeated Hemanta Dutta of Congress in 1987. Abanti Mishra of Congress defeated Balai Lal Das Mahapatra, Independent, in 1982. Balai Lal Das Mahapatra of Janata Party defeated Rohini Karan of CPI(M) in 1977.[5]


Hemanta Dutta of Congress won in 1972. Radha Gobinda Bishal of PSP won in 1969. Trailokya Nath Pradhan of Congress won in 1967, 1962, 1957 and in independent Indias’s first election in 1951. [6]


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