Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Keshiary is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Keshiary is located in India
Keshiary (India)
Coordinates: 22°08′N 87°14′E / 22.133°N 87.233°E / 22.133; 87.233Coordinates: 22°08′N 87°14′E / 22.133°N 87.233°E / 22.133; 87.233
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Medinipur
Constituency No.223
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency34. Medinipur
Electorate (year)182,596 (2011)

Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 223 Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is composed of the following: Keshiari community development block, and Alikosha, Angua, Anikola, Dantan I, Dantan II, Monoharpur, Salikotha and Tararui gram panchayats of Dantan I community development block.[1]

Keshiary (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 34 Medinipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Keshiary [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Biram Mandi 76,976 45.97 -17.49
AITC Shyam Charan Mandi 75,939 45.35 +12.11#
BJP Dilip Routh 6,651
Independent Jaba Hansda 5,418
JMM Gopal Murmu 2,453
Turnout 167,437 91.7
CPI (M) hold Swing -29.60#

.# 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)


Maheswar Murmu of CPI(M) won the Keshiary assembly seat (ST) six times in a row from 1982 to 2006, defeating Shyam Charan Mandi of Trinamool Congress in 2006 and 2001. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gouri Tudu of Congress in 1996, Rekha Kishu of Congress in 1991, Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Khudiram Singh of CPI(M) defeated Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress in 1977.[5]


Budhan Chandra Tudu of Congress won in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967.[6] Prior to that the Keshiary seat did not exist.


  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. ^ "Keshiary". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Keshiary. Empowering India. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Keshiary. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  5. ^ "226 - Keshiari (ST) 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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