Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||29. Arambagh (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||213,942 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 199 Pursurah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Pursurah community development block, along with Arunda, Balipur, Rammohan I, Rammohan II and Tantisal gram panchayats of Khanakul I community development block, and Harinkhola I and Harinkhola II gram panchayats of Arambagh community development block.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1967||Pursurah||Santi Mohan Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Santi Mohan Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Mahadeb Mukhopadhyay||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Mahadeb Mukhopadhyay||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Manoranjan Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Santi Mohan Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1987||Bishnupada Bera||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Bishnupada Bera||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Nimai Mal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Nimai Mal||Communist Party of India (Marxist) |
|2006||Saumendra Nath Bera||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Parvez Rahaman||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2016||Dr. M. Nuruzzaman||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2021||Biman Ghosh||Bharatiya Janata Party
In the 2011 elections, Sk. Parvez Rahman of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Soumendranath Bera of CPI(M).
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2
In the 2006 state assembly elections Saumendranath Bera of CPI(M) won the Pursurah assembly seat defeating Sk. Parvez Rahman of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nimai Mal of CPI(M) defeated Sk. Pervez Rahman of Trinamool Congress in 2001 and Gour Mohan Maity of Congress in 1996. Bishnupada Bera of CPI(M) defeated Bibhuti Bhusan Roy of Congress in 1991 and Santi Mohun Roy of Congress in 1987. Santi Mohun Roy of Congress defeated Bishnupada Bera of CPI(M) in 1982. Manoranjan Hazra of CPI(M) defeated Durga Charan Chakrabarty of Janata Party in 1977.