Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Saltora is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Saltora is located in India
Saltora (India)
Coordinates: 23°32′00″N 86°56′00″E / 23.53333°N 86.93333°E / 23.53333; 86.93333Coordinates: 23°32′00″N 86°56′00″E / 23.53333°N 86.93333°E / 23.53333; 86.93333
Country India
StateWest Bengal
Constituency No.247
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency36. Bankura
Electorate (year)188,583 (2011)
 • MLAChandana Bauri

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 247 Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Saltora and Mejia community development blocks; Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati community development block.[1]

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 36 Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Year Members[2] Party
2011 Swapan Bouri All India Trinamool Congress
2016 Swapan Bouri All India Trinamool Congress
2021 Chandana Bauri Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results


In the 2011 elections, Swapan Bauri of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sashthi Charan Bauri of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Saltora [3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Swapan Bauri 82,597 50.60 +11.43#
CPI (M) Sasthi Charan Bauri 69,900 42.82 -16.29
BJP Mangal Chandra Mandal 10,741 6.58
Turnout 163,238 86.56
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 27.72#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006, for the now defunct Gangajalghati constituency.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bankura district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease7
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


In the 1962 state assembly elections, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy won the Saltora assembly seat.[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 3 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Saltora Election 2021: Assembly Elections News, Saltora Constituency, Vidhan Sabha Seat". News18. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Saltora". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saltora. Empowering India. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  5. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Saltora. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
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