Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Debra is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Debra is located in India
Debra (India)
Coordinates: 22°24′06″N 87°33′40″E / 22.40167°N 87.56111°E / 22.40167; 87.56111Coordinates: 22°24′06″N 87°33′40″E / 22.40167°N 87.56111°E / 22.40167; 87.56111
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Medinipur
Constituency No.229
Lok Sabha constituency32. Ghatal
Electorate (year)184,213 (2011)

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 229 Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Debra community development block.[1]

Debra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results


2011 West Bengal state assembly election: Debra [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Radhakanta Maiti 86,215 50.57 +6.52#
CPI (M) Sk. Sorab Hossein 77,402 45.40 -10.56
BJP Dilip Kumar Roy 3,893
IPFB Tanbir Murshed Khan 2,969
Turnout 170,479 92.54
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 17.08#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

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Paschim Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 2 Increase0
Jharkhand Party (Naren) 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 7 Decrease7
Communist Party of India 1 Decrease1
DSP(PC) 1 Decrease0

Note: Constituency abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


Sk. Jahangir Karim of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) won the Debra assembly seat, five times in a row from 1987 to 2006, defeating Mrigendra Nath Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Radha Kanta Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2001 Rabindra Nath Bera of Indian National Congress in 1996, and Sk. Mohammed Daud of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Syed Moazzam Hossain of CPI(M) defeated Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress in 1982 and Sukumar Das of Congress in 1977.[5]


Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Bijoy Krishna Samanata won in 1969. K.Chakraborty of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Santosh Kumar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Mohini Mohan Pat of Congress won in 1957.[6]


  1. ^ 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 15 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Debra". Assembly Elections May 2019 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Debra. Empowering India. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Debra. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  5. ^ "218 - Debra Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
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