Baghmundi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Baghmundi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baghmundi is located in West Bengal
Baghmundi
Baghmundi
Location in West Bengal
Baghmundi is located in India
Baghmundi
Baghmundi
Baghmundi (India)
Coordinates: 23°12′0″N 86°03′0″E / 23.20000°N 86.05000°E / 23.20000; 86.05000Coordinates: 23°12′0″N 86°03′0″E / 23.20000°N 86.05000°E / 23.20000; 86.05000
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurulia
Constituency No.240
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency35. Purulia
Electorate (year)191,991 (2011)
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Baghmundi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. This seat currently represented by Nepal Mahata in the West Bengal legislative assembly, right from its inception in 2011.The incumbent also represented its earlier version Jhalda for 10 years from 2001 to 2011.[1][2][3][4][5]

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 240 Baghmundi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Jhalda municipality; Jhalda I and Baghmundi community development blocks; Hetgugui and Sirkabad gram panchayats of Arsha community development block.[6]

Baghmundi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 35 Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency).[6]

Election results

2021 result

West Bengal Legislative Assembly Election, 2021: Baghmundi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sushanta Mahato
AJSU Ashutosh Mahato
INC Nepal Mahata
NOTA None of the above
Majority
Turnout
Registered electors
TBA gain from TBA Swing

2011

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baghmundi [7][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Nepal Mahata 77,458 49.48 -2.00
AIFB Mangal Mahato 59,814 38.21 +2.33
AJSU Rakesh Mahato 10,797 6.90
Turnout 156,549 81.54
INC hold Swing -4.33#

.# Swing calculated on Congress and Forward Bloc vote percentages in 2006 in the now defunct Jhalda constituency.

1951

While in 2011 Baghmundi is a newly created constituency in West Bengal, it was there in independent India's first election in 1951. The areas now part of Purulia district were then part of Bihar. Sirish Chandra Banerjee of Lok Sewak Sangh won the Baghmundi seat.[3]

References

  1. ^ ECI (16 August 2018). "2016 WB assembly election result". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  2. ^ ECI (14 August 2018). "2011 WB election results". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  4. ^ ECI (14 August 2018). "2006 West Bengal assembly election". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  5. ^ ECI (14 August 2018). "2001 West Bengal assembly election result". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  7. ^ "Baghmundi". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  8. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baghmundi. Empowering India. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  9. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Baghmundi. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
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