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Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shyampur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No 179
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 26. Uluberia
Electorate (Year) 208,795 (2011)

Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 179 Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Baneswarpur I, Baneswarpur II, Dingakhola, Kamalpur, Radhapur and Syampur gram panchayats of Shyampur I community development block, and Bachhri, Dihi Mondalghat I, Dihi Mondalghat II, Kharuberia, Nakol, Shashati, Amardaha and Bargram gram panchayats of Shyampur II community development block.[1]

Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Shyampur Sasabindu Bera All India Forward Bloc (Marxist)[2]
1957 Sasabindu Bera All India Forward Bloc (Marxist)[3]
1962 Murari Mohan Manya Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Sasabindu Bera All India Forward Bloc[5]
1969 Sasabindu Bera All India Forward Bloc[6]
1971 Sisir Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Sisir Kumar Sen Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Sasabindu Bera Janata Party[9]
1982 Gour Hari Adak All India Forward Bloc[10]
1987 Gour Hari Adak All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Sanjib Kumar Das Indian National Congress[12]
1996 Sanjib Kumar Das Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Kalipada Mondal All India Trinamool Congress[14]
2006 Kalipada Mondal All India Trinamool Congress[15]
2011 Kalipada Mondal All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Shyampur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Kalipada Mondal 99,501 56.64 +7.74#
Forward Bloc Minati Pramanik 64,882 36.94 -6.74
BJP Gour Mohan Das 7,297 4.15
People’s Democratic Conference of India Aynul Molla 3,978
Turnout 175,658 84.13
AITMC hold Swing 13.51#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


In 2006[15] and 2001[14] state assembly elections, Kali Pada Mandal of Trinamool Congress won the Shyampur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Asit Baran Sau and Jaladhar Samanta, both of Forward Bloc, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sanjib Kumar Das of Congress defeated Jaladhar Samanta and Gour Hari Adak, both of Forward Bloc, in 1996[13] and 1991[12]respectively. Gour Hari Adak of Forward Bloc defeated Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress in 1987[11] and 1982.[10] Sasabindu Bera of Janata Party defeated Kishori Mohan Moinan of Forward Bloc in 1977.[9][18]


Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc won in 1969[6] and !967.[5] Murari Mohan Manya of Congress won in 1962.[4] Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxists) won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951,[2] Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxist Group) won the Shyampur seat.


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