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Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sainthia is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Constituency No. 289
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 42. Birbhum
Electorate (year) 190,037 (2011)

Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. Mahammad Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to be an assembly constituency from 2011. Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a newly constituted constituency.


  • Overview 1
  • Election results 2
    • 2011 2.1
  • References 3


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 289 Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Sainthia municipality, Banagram, Deriapur, Fulur, Horisara, Hatora and Mathpalsa gram panchayats of Sainthia community development block, Angargaria, Bhutura, Charicha, Mahamad Bazar, Deucha and Puranagram gram panchayats of Mahammad Bazar community development block, and Suri II community development block.[1]

Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 42 Birbhum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


In the 2001 elections, Dhiren Bagdi of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Parikshit Bala of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sainthia [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Dhiren Bagdi 77,512 46.91 -6.83#
AITMC Parikhit Bala 73,194 44.29 +1.13#
BJP Shibnath Saha 8,786 5.32
Independent Madan Chandra Dhuli 5,761
Turnout 165,253 86.96
CPI(M) hold Swing -7.46#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage that year, for the now-defunct Mahammad Bazar constituency in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Birbhum district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 6 Increase5
Indian National Congress 2 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease4
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

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


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Sainthia". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sainthia. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sainthia. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
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