Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Asansol Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Asansol Dakshin is located in West Bengal
Asansol Dakshin
Asansol Dakshin
Location in West Bengal
Asansol Dakshin is located in India
Asansol Dakshin
Asansol Dakshin
Asansol Dakshin (India)
Coordinates: Coordinates:
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
Constituency No.280
Lok Sabha constituency40. Asansol
Electorate (year)203,289 (2011)

Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It covers most of the area earlier under Hirapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The Delimitation Commission abolished Hirapur as an assembly constituency in 2011.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, there are two constituencies, namely Asansol Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Asansol Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). No. 281 Asansol Uttar covers ward nos. 1 to 8, 10 to 17, 19, 21 to 33 of Asansol municipal corporation. No. 280 Asansol Dakshin covers ward nos. 9, 18, 20, 34 to 50 of Asansol municipal corporation and Amrasota, Egra, Ballavpur, Jemari and Tirat gram panchayats of Raniganj community development block.[1]

Asansol Uttar and Asansol Dakshin assembly segments are part of No. 40 Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Asansol Dakshin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Tapas Banerjee 71,515 38.54 -17.21
CPI (M) Hemant Prabhakar 57,232 30.84 -7.16
BJP Col. Diptansu Choudhury 49,199 26.51 +22.34
BMP Chhoton Ruidas 2,096 1.12 N/A
JDP Sukanta Hembram 1,601 0.86 N/A
NOTA None of the above 3,911 2.10 N/A
Majority 14,283 7.70 -10.05
Turnout 185,554
AITC hold Swing -5.03


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Asansol Dakshin [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Tapas Banerjee 89,645 55.75 +10.74#
CPI (M) Ashok Kumar Mukherjee 61,104 38.00 -9.13
BJP Pawan Kumar Singh 6,706 4.17
JD(U) Nirajlal Yadav 3,356 2.09
Turnout 160,811 79.1
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing +20.57#

.# Swing calculated on Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) vote percentages in 2006, in Hirapur constituency.

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 template talk page for details)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Asansol Dakshin". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Asansol Dakshin. Empowering India. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Asansol Dakshin. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
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