Manteswar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Manteswar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Manteswar is located in India
Manteswar (India)
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Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Constituency No.263
Lok Sabha constituency39. Bardhaman-Durgapur
Electorate (year)191,654 (2011)

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


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 263 Manteswar assembly constituency covers Baghsan, Vagra Mulgram, Denur, Jamna, Kusumgram, Majhergram, Mamudpur I, Manteswar, Pipalan and Shushunia gram panchayats of Manteswar community development block and Barapalason I, Barapalason II, Bohar I, Bohar II, Bijur I, Bijur II and Satgachhia I gram panchayats of Memari II community development block.[1]

Manteswar assembly segment was earlier part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 39 Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results

2016 by-election

2016 by-election: Manteswar 19 November 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Saikat Panja 147,316 77.59 +33.48
CPI (M) Md. Osman Gani Sarkar 20,189 10.63 -33.11
BJP Biswajit Poddar 16,073 8.47 +0.37
INC Bulbul Ahammed Sekh 2,885 1.52 N/A
CPI(ML)L Ansarul Aman Mondal 1,463 0.77 N/A
PDS Sheikh Ekramul Hossain 778 0.41 N/A
NOTA None of the above 1,168 0.62 -0.66
Majority 127,127 66.96 +66.59
Turnout 189,872 86.90 -0.39
Registered electors 218,480
AITC hold Swing

2016 result

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Manteswar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sajal Panja 84,134 44.11
CPI (M) Chaudhuri Mohd. Hidayatullah 83,428 43.74
BJP Biswajit Poddar 15,452 8.10
BSP Khokan Das 2,644 1.38
MPI Jagabandhu Malik 1,437 0.75
JDP Premchand Soren 1,190 0.62
NOTA None of the above 2,445 1.28
Majority 706 0.37
Turnout 190,730 87.29
Registered electors 218,480
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing


Narayan Hazra Chowdhury of Trinamool Congress lost the Manteswar Assembly seat in 2006 defeated by Chaudhuri Md. Hedayatullah of CPI(M) . Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, 1996 and 1991, Abu Ayesh Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Narayan Hazara Choudhury of Trinamool Congress, Debabrata Roy of Congress and Biseswar Bhattacharya of Congress in the respective years. In 1982 and 1977, Hemanta Roy of CPI(M) defeated Tuhin Samanta of Congress.[2]


In 1972, Tuhin Samanta of Congress won the seat. In 1971 and 1969, Kashinath Hazra Choudhury of CPI(M) won the seat. N.C.Chaudhuri of Congress won the seat in 1967. Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah of CPI won the seat in 1962. Bhakta Chandra Roy (Independent) won the seat in 1957. Ananda Prasad Mondal of Congress won the seat in independent India's first election in 1951.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2010.
  2. ^ "278 – Manteswar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
  3. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
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