Mahisadal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mahishadal is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Mahishadal is located in India
Mahishadal (India)
Coordinates: 22°11′N 87°59′E / 22.183°N 87.983°E / 22.183; 87.983Coordinates: 22°11′N 87°59′E / 22.183°N 87.983°E / 22.183; 87.983
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
Constituency No.208
Lok Sabha constituencyTamluk
Electorate (year)189,794 (2011)

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


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 208 Mahishadal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Mahishadal and Haldia community development blocks.[1]

Mahishadal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2021: Mahishadal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Tilak Chakraborty
BJP Biswanath Banerjee
ISF Vikram Chatterjee
Turnout 172,994 91.15
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing 15.47#


Year Party Status Candidate Name Vote
2016 AITC Winner Sudarsan Ghosh Dastidar 94827
2016 CPIM Supported Independent RunnerUp Dr Subrata Maiti 78118



In the 2011 elections, Dr.Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Tamalika Panda Seth of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mahishadal [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar 95,640 55.29 +5.49#
CPI (M) Tamalika Panda Seth 67,478 39.01 -9.98
BJP Prasenjit Samanta 5,783 3.34
People’s Democratic Conference of India Sk. Ajad Ali 1,875
Independent Keramat Baks Mallik 1,436
PDS Sukumar Chaulya 78
Turnout 172,994 91.15
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 15.47#

Tamalika Panda Seth, the contesting CPIM candidate From Mahisadal, is wife of the CPI(M) strongman Lakshman Chandra Seth.[5]

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3


In the 2006 state assembly elections Tamalika Panda Seth of CPI(M) won the 204 Mahishadal assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Buddhadeb Bhowmick of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dipak Kumar Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated Dr. Subrata Maiti of CPI(M) in 2001. Sukumar Das of Congress defeated Surya Chakraborty of CPI(M) in 1996 and 1991. Surya Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Sukumar Das of Congress in 1987. Dinabandhu Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Ramani Mohan Maity of Congress in 1982. Saswati Bag of Janata Party defeated Dinabandhu Mondal of CPI(M) in 1977.[6]


Ahindra Mishra of Congress won in 1972. Sushil Kumar Dhara representing Bangla Congress won in 1971, 1969 and 1967, and representing Congress in 1962. In 1957 Mahishadal was a dual seat. It was won by Dr. Prafulla Chandra Ghosh of PSP and Mahtab Chand Das of Congress. In independent India's first election in 1951, the Mahisadal seat was won by the Independent candidate, Kumar Deba Prosad Garga.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Mahishadal". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mahishadal. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Mahishadal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Left Unlikely to Reverse Trend". The Statesman, 29 April 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  6. ^ "204 - Mahishadal Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  7. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
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